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Rye Castle Museum

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Address: Gungarden, Rye, England
Phone Number: 01797 226728
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Nice but small

Its a lovely little castle but not suitable for buggy users. You can park you buggy in reception tho. After seeing other much biger castles I was a bit disappointed as its so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Its a lovely little castle but not suitable for buggy users. You can park you buggy in reception tho. After seeing other much biger castles I was a bit disappointed as its so small, and there is not much interactive stuff for kids so they found it boring however it does have nice views and only £3 entry for adults.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I was only in Rye for 24 hours so I started at the Tourist Information Point where I got a walking map of the town for 30p. There were 10 important places to see on the walk, including the Castle Museum. It cost £3 entry and was worth it giving a good review of the history of this old medieval... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Nice little castle with nice character town. This is a small castle but worth a visit. It is located in the old town centre of Rye and this town itself is very nice. Lost some characters recently but can find some nice tea houses too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

This is interesting history that keep you entertained and it's well worth the visit. The kids won't be bored, go on take a visit

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Love this castle museum. Lots of things to look at and read about a fab little area for your young ones. Little dress up area where they can put on props and pose for photos. Lovely vies over the nature reserve and harbour. Photo opportunities here are fab

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Lovely little historic museum detailing the history of Rye from Roman times. Very interesting with lots of artefacts from different centuries. Very helpful and knowledgeable staff on door.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

My kids really love this tower and we always pop in when we visit Rye. There is a Captain Pugwash trail for the little ones, and you can try out medieval weapons and armour in the dungeon.The view from the top is wonderful. An interactive map helps you visualize how the landscape has shifted over the years with the changing... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Lovely little castle museum, love that the castle is still intact and has been set up with authentic props. Was very educational and the kids learnt loads! Beautiful views from the top!

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Nice little place to visit if your in the area. Great views and interesting history, it's good value for money as kids go free and there are helmets kids can try on.

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Cranleigh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The Castle is really quite small and won't take long to see, but, having said that, it is well worth a visit. The view from the Ypres Tower is spectacular on a clear day and the exhibits are interesting and informative.

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