British Science Week 2018
Discover the Science behind the Mary Rose
British Science Week, run by the British Science Association, is a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths.
The Mary Rose is running a series of talks, led by our conservation team, showing...
The Mary Rose wins prestigious award for best venue in region
The events team picked up the silver award in the Venue and Business Category of the Beautiful South Awards, held at the Grand Hotel Brighton.
The coveted award, run by Tourism South East, highlights outstanding destinations in the region for conferences, business functions, banqueting, and weddings.
The venue, at...
Mary Rose in running to be crowned region’s best venue
The Mary Rose is in the running to be crowned the top venue in the South East after making it into the final of the Venue and Business Tourism category. The award, run by Tourism South East, highlights outstanding destinations in the region for conferences, business functions, banqueting, and weddings.
Where Were You In ’82?
Mary Rose not in danger of collapse
The Mary Rose was raised from the Solent 35 years ago in 1982 and has been undergoing extensive conservation ever since funded through the Mary Rose Trust, a charity that does not receive government funding. Firstly, the ship was sprayed with chilled water and then sprayed over a period of...
The Mary Rose welcomes our 10,000,000th Visitor!
Mike and Sandra Perkins were the lucky visitors who helped the Mary Rose reach 10 million visitors today – a complete surprise for the couple from Pembroke Dock in Wales. They were welcomed to the Museum by CEO of the Mary Rose Trust, Helen Bonser-Wilton. To mark the occasion, the...
Robert Hardy : 1925-2017
“We are greatly saddened by news of actor Robert Hardy’s death. He was a true gentleman and joy to work with. Robert’s work with the Mary Rose has been transformational as the leading specialist on the longbow. Without his enthusiasm, skill and knowledge of the craft of archery, the subject...
Reconstructing the crew of the Mary Rose
Scientists are using microbiology to examine some of the human remains from Henry VIII’s flagship Mary Rose to determine if any come from the same person.
Research by Dr Garry Scarlett, a DNA expert at the University of Portsmouth, should enable museum staff to recreate the skeletons of some of the crew.
Only a handful of the ship’s 500 crew survived when Henry VIII’s flagship was sunk in...
Upper Deck Dinners at the Mary Rose Museum
The Mary Rose Museum has launched new corporate event packages which will allow guests to experience Henry VIII’s flagship as never before.
Guests will be enjoy first class catering while looking down at uninterrupted views of the restored timbers of the ship.
The experience can be personalised with music and lighting tailored to the client and the nature of the event – making each one a memorable, bespoke experience.
The exclusive offering...