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Mary Rose Summer Holiday Events Posted: 19-07-18
Looking for a great family day out?

This holiday, the Mary Rose is launching an exciting program of Tudor events, and what’s more, with every purchase of an adult ticket, Kids go Free (up to three children accompanied by at least one paying adult, children must be 15 or younger. Offer runs 21st July –...

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Help the Mary Rose build a colossal LEGO brick mosaic Posted: 19-07-18

This particular LEGO brick mosaic will be based on The Encampment of the English forces near Portsmouth Cowdray engraving which offers an aerial view of Tudor Portsmouth. The fleet of French King, Francis I, can be seen battling King Henry VIII’s ships on 19 July 1545, the fateful day the...

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Happy Birthday, Henry! Posted: 25-06-18

To coincide with Henry VIII’s birthday on 28 June, world class Tudor attraction, The Mary Rose, is launching a week-long campaign of celebratory activities. Events are planned for both London and Portsmouth, home of the Mary Rose, King Henry VIII’s favourite warship.

From 25 June – 1 July,...

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Mary Rose launches new drinks reception packages for businesses amid campaign for international status Posted: 12-06-18

The offer comes as part of a wider campaign by the museum to become an international attraction to rival Stonehenge and promote the Mary Rose’s unique Tudor story, The “Henry VIII – 500 years. A heartbeat away” campaign emphasises the emotional connection for visitors and aims to provide an immersive...

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The Mary Rose makes it to the finals of the European Museum of the Year Award Posted: 14-05-18

Helen Bonser-Wilton, Chief Executive of the Mary Rose Trust, says: “We are thrilled to have made it to the finals of these prestigious awards against intense competition, only three years after winning a Special Commendation, and delighted that Mary Rose is recognised as a world-class museum.”

The Mary Rose underwent...

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Help create a LEGO® brick portrait of King Henry VIII at the Mary Rose! Posted: 02-05-18

Helen Bonser-Wilton, Chief Executive of the Mary Rose Trust, said: “We are delighted to be collaborating with the Walker Art Gallery and Bright Bricks on this exciting project, which will see Holbein’s painting of Henry VIII transformed into a LEGO brick work of art. It’s bound to entertain visitors of...

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Volunteers wanted Posted: 04-04-18

Welcome Volunteers

Work alongside our friendly Guest Relations Team at the entrance to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, you will meet and greet visitors and engage with them in making the most of their visit, including signposting to what is on that day.  You will also have the opportunity to...

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New TV Advert Posted: 01-04-18
Check out our TV advert, recently aired in the Meridian South Coast region!

The new Mary Rose TV advert hit local and regional screens over Easter 2018, appearing during such shows as The Chase, Loose Women, Emmerdale and Coronation Street!

Let us know what you think!

 

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Mary Rose chosen for Historic England 100 Places Campaign. Posted: 15-03-18

The 10 places in the Loss & Destruction category of A History of England in 100 Places are:

  • Hillsborough Football Stadium, Sheffield
  • Wreck of the SS Mendi, 11.3 nautical miles off Saint Catherine’s Point, Isle of Wight
  • Farfield Inn, Sheffield
  • The Crystal Palace, Crystal Palace Park, London
  • The...
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