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Museum Cannon Day 2019 Posted: 03-06-19

21st August 1836 was the day that Charles Deane, a diver investigating a mystery shipwreck in the Solent, announced to the world that he had rediscovered Henry VIII's flagship, the Mary Rose, based on two guns he had found, an iron Port Piece and a bronze Cannon Royal!

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Mary Rose Announces Wreck Site Rib Ride Experience Posted: 29-04-19

I’m so pleased to offer this fantastic opportunity for guests to experience the Mary Rose in a whole new way, combining the immersive journey through the Mary Rose Museum with an opportunity to visit the exact site she sank in 1545 during the Battle of the Solent. Visitors will...

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100 Walks presentation held at The Mary Rose Posted: 29-04-19

All Portsmouth Healthy Walks are led by trained volunteer walk leaders who are there to ensure the route is safe and have grown in popularity over the years.

trained volunteer walk leaders who are there to ensure the route is safe and have grown in popularity over the...

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The Many Faces of Tudor England Posted: 14-03-19

Through interactive screens, documentary footage, print material and a reproduction of an intriguing crew member nicknamed Henry - the exhibition helps us answer important questions about the crew. What did they look like? Where were they born and what was their genetic heritage?

But what did we already...

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Key Parts of the Mary Rose go on display for the first time Posted: 14-02-19

The ship’s stem – a crucial structural piece of timber that curves upwards from the keel to define its bow - eluded underwater archaeologists until 2003. Having undergone excavation and conservation since then, the rediscovered stem can now finally be seen in the Weston Ship Hall, at the heart...

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Hatch's Christmas - A free eBook Posted: 17-12-18

It was Hatch’s first proper winter, and he didn’t like it. The puddles in the hold had frozen over, meaning that he kept slipping when he was chasing the rats down there. Not that there was much down there for them to eat. The Mary Rose, pride of the...

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