Volunteers win accolade for work at Mary Rose MuseumÂ

AN AWARD-WINNING museum has added another accolade to its collection.Â

Mary Rose Museum
Mary Rose Museum

The Mary Rose Museum, in Portsmouth, was named Volunteer Led Visitor Experience of the Year at the VE:Forum Visitor Experience Awards, in London on August 8.

The awards reward visitor experience teams' work in museums, galleries and attractions across the UK.

Helen Bonser-Wilton, chief executive of the Mary Rose Trust, said: '˜We are thrilled that our volunteers have been recognised for their hard work and we are incredibly proud of their continued achievements.' 

The Mary Rose underwent a complete revamp in 2016. It has gone on to win several awards, including a silver award in the Beautiful South Awards and it was honoured at The INSIDE Awards. The museum is also rated as the number one attraction in Portsmouth on TripAdvisor.