For Year 5 & 6 pupils

Come for a fun and stimulating science based day directly related to the science curriculum.

Become an archaeologist!  What can we find out from bones?  How do we know?A special workshop to tie in with the new exhibition:  The Many Faces of  Tudor England.

Investigate diet, fitness and work on board through the evidence from the skeletons of the Mary Rose crew.  Explore the cutting edge science which has provided exciting new scientific evidence about where the Mary Rose crew came from.

The Day Includes

  • Complete the skeleton puzzle in the fastest time!
  • Discover what we can find out from bones. Were they all men?  How old were they?  How do we know?
  • What did the crew of the Mary Rose eat? Consider the impact of the Tudor diet on the health of the sailors.  How does the Tudor diet compare to our own?
  • How physically fit were the people on board? Who did the most exercise?  How did their work and lifestyle affect there bodies?
  • Where did the crew come from? Explore the latest scientific research.

Information About the Day

The day is challenging, hands-on and you will have the opportunity to pop into the Mary Rose Museum.

  • The day is aimed at young people in Year 3, 4, 5 & 6 at all levels with Teacher support
  • Students and teachers should bring a packed lunch that can be eaten on site
  • There is a charge of £75 per group of 6 pupils
  • Transport and parking to and from the event is the responsibility of the school

Download the Information Sheet

Mary Rose Museum Science Challenge Poster


If you wish to make a booking please contact EBP South at [email protected] to check availability and then complete the form below (displaying our terms and conditions) and return ASAP.

Click here to download the booking form.


Enquiries should be directed to Sam Broad 023 9228 3443 or email [email protected].