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Rye Castle Museum

Gungarden, Rye TN31 7HH, England
+44 1797 226728
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Only small but well worth a visit if your in the area

Visited with 3 children 8,12,14 who all enjoyed the visit, kids were free too! Beautiful views and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
C R
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Lancing, United Kingdom
via mobile
Ypres tower- Castle museum

I guess this is the same museum, called Ypres tower and/or Rye Castle museum. Easily accessible... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ewyena
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London, United Kingdom
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Gungarden, Rye TN31 7HH, England
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+44 1797 226728
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This is a very well preserved castle and is very small by castle standards. Don't let that put you off. The grounds have a selection of large cannons and a good place to rest with all the waking around Rye. The Castle Cafe have some...More

3  Thank Arty L
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Wonderful little museum that gives a marvelous history lesson of Rye. I did not realise Rye was the home of Captain Pugwash. It is free and well worth a visit.

1  Thank Martin Y
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Myself and my partner went here on a bank holiday afternoon. Though it may not be massive, it has an awful lot of interesting history and heritage which oozes out at you as you visit each floor and area. The grounds are beautiful and a...More

Thank PMH85
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Small museum but was happy to learn about the history of the town. Way to kill the time is the weather is very bad. If sunny I would recommend to walk to camber beach. there is a walkway alongside the main road

Thank nipfroggy
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Small castle / museum but with intesting artefacts and history of Rye. Very helpful staff. Nicely presented. Things that children would find interesting. We assume some great views but sadly a bit misty on the day we visited.

Thank elisabeth m
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The castle is very well preserved and has a series of interesting exhibitions about the former smuggling trade in and around Rye

Thank DianneFew
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