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Rye Castle Museum

Gungarden, Rye TN31 7HH, England
+44 1797 226728
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A charming castle with great views

Rye castle may be small, but never the less it is very impressive and you can get sone great views... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mowden
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Witham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Small

Interesting enough but not very big and not much to see so the £4 entrance fee is a little steep... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Phil P
,
Fareham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“worth a visit” (16 reviews)
“lower floor” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Gungarden, Rye TN31 7HH, England
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+44 1797 226728
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rye castle may be small, but never the less it is very impressive and you can get sone great views of the coubtryside beyond. Near the castle you will find a nice garden to wander about and a good pub. I recommend visting here.

Thank mowden
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting enough but not very big and not much to see so the £4 entrance fee is a little steep, the adjacent women’s prison block is the best bit.

Thank Phil P
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Small Castle..did not take long to look round..some interesting old weapons on show..kids were bored..

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

It’s a cute little castle with a lot of history, but because it’s so little I’m not sure I would recommend it. There are a few activities inside, but those don’t make your visit worthwhile. Can go if you want, but wouldn’t make it a...More

Thank Amanda M
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Children will enjoy the lower floor, with its display of medieval helmets and weapons. The first floor has an excellent selection of miniature boats, weapons and maritime items. There is also a piece of tile with a - probably rare - portrait of Edward I,...More

Thank john g
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Went to Rye on a well earned break with my husband had been before, lovely quirky town. Rye castle museum was worth the visit. Guide was very informative with the history. Lovely area stayed at Flakley Ash Spa brilliant weekend.

Thank wendy h
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Visited with 3 children 8,12,14 who all enjoyed the visit, kids were free too! Beautiful views and very knowledgable staff

Thank C R
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

I guess this is the same museum, called Ypres tower and/or Rye Castle museum. Easily accessible behind St Mary's church, and the view is very nice from here. Castle is not too big, but with an interesting history and small exhibition upstairs-downstairs and has a...More

Thank Ewyena
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Visited Rye and the castle museum while on holiday nearby..... grand kids age from 5 to 13 all thoroughly enjoyed it.... kids go free if with an adult, beautiful views , friendly staff, not huge but well worth a visit... great room where kids (big...More

Thank Avers55
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

This was a really enjoyable visit. It's a really picturesque tower and the chap on the front desk was very helpful in telling us where to go and what to see. As his first castle our 5 y/o son was very excited and it was...More

Thank Stephanie W
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