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The bell from the Mary Rose arrives in a procession, and the new £35m museum is unveiled.
Click video. Rear Admiral John Lippiett, Chief Executive of the Mary Rose Trust, describes the importance of the entire project.
A wreath has been laid at the spot where the Tudor warship, the Mary Rose, sank in The Solent nearly 500 years ago. It marks the opening day of a new museum in Portsmouth dedicated to the ship and the 380 soldiers and crew who lost their lives fighting the French in 1545.
The new museum, which opens to the public tomorrow reunites the wreck of the Mary Rose with thousands of its artefacts.
The Mary Rose was on her way to fight the French in 1545 when she capsized in the Solent. Martin Dowse has been looking at the ships's unique place in history - and he paints a picture of Tudor life in the South of England.
Until now the timbers of the Mary Rose were sprayed with water to keep them from rotting. But she's being dried out and is now on display along with 19,000 artefacts found with her. Simon Parkin has been looking around her new home in Portsmouth.
Video of this morning's memorial service at the Mary Rose wreck site in the Solent.
Purbrook Bowmen prepare to fire bows in tribute to archers of the Mary Rose ahead of museum launch in Portsmouth.
A wreath has been laid at the spot where the Tudor warship, the Mary Rose, sank nearly 500 years ago.
380 soldiers and crew lost their lives as the ship sank in front of Henry VIII, fighting the French in the Battle of the Solent in 1545.
The wreck was raised in 1982 and will go on display in a new museum in Portsmouth, to be unveiled later today.
In a ceremony at the wreck site, The Last Post was played to commemorate the loss of life. It forms part of a day of events to mark the opening of the new museum.
The Prince of Wales has congratulated the Mary Rose Museum on its new exhibition. Prince Charles is President of the Mary Rose Trust.
Time lapse footage shows the new Mary Rose Museum being built.
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The latest chapter in the history of Henry VIII's flagship, built more than 500 years ago, will see the opening of the new Mary Rose Museum.