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Rye Castle Museum

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Address: Gungarden, Rye, England
Phone Number: 01797 226728
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Rye & Hastings day out.

We arrived at Rye at 9.15am by train on a beautiful sunny day even a bit nippy in the shade, we walked along the high st looking for somewhere to have breakfast and came across... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We arrived at Rye at 9.15am by train on a beautiful sunny day even a bit nippy in the shade, we walked along the high st looking for somewhere to have breakfast and came across "Zara"s cafe" where we had a 1st class brekkie...From there we went to the beautiful Norman church really enjoying the inside as we came out... More 

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Barkway, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We visited at a guiet time and had it to ourselves. During its long history it has been a fort and a jail and its thick walls must have made it very effective, There are some interesting exhibits covering its history, smuggling and coastline changes and there is a good view of the harbour from a viewing platform at the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Small but well cared for and with informative displays. Great for children too - there are plenty of interactive and child-friendly sections.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Well worth visiting especially on a windy and wet day. Very interesting displays and information on the history of Rye which goes back centuries. Very friendly staff and happy to share their knowledge.

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Snodland
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This small keep was used as a jail for much of its life. The museum is small but utterly fascinating and packed with stories and interesting artifacts. The staff were helpful and welcoming and very knowledgeable. Highlight for me was the story of a local Inn keeper who, having pulled up for serving short measures went on to seek his... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My parents, husband and I visited here on my Birthday on Friday and really enjoyed it. We found it to be a real hidden treasure, packed full of interesting information. The women's prison (entry through the pretty garden) was great too. Good value for money (and a special rate for students too).

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Rye, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

If you've never been to Rye Castle get there fast before it disappears Rye Castle is a proper castle not a recreation Kids love it Ask to see the secret dungeon which is open on Thursdays and Mondays and you'll get a surprise The dungeon is still used these days as local Druids and witches hire the castle for their... More 

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Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Very well set out. Interesting to adults and children. Worth a visit for the views alone. Friendly staff

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London, United Kingdom
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54 attraction reviews
287 helpful votes 287 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

Just walk past guys If you really have time to burn then pay the fee and go in but remember The gun yard is outside anyway And there is a nice pub next door The end

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The staff are most welcome and including me little dog. Price only £3 per adult , very interesting and fabulous views . A must to visit in Rye , go to the top tower half way up. Look to the north west , love the staff and location and a great cake shop around very corner

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