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Rye Castle Museum

Gungarden, Rye, England
01797 226728
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Ranked #5 of 8 attractions in Rye
Type: Castles, Historic Sites, History Museums
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Bath, uk
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234 reviews 234 reviews
96 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

After seeing positive reviews, it makes me wonder if I have missed seeing most of the museum. There did not seem to be much to see, and it was very busy.

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Wendover, United Kingdom
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150 reviews 150 reviews
17 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Interesting herb garden. Well presented exhibits. Knowledgeable gentleman on the desk. Well-worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

A small castle but interesting. In good condition and more to do inside if you want to make the most of the trip - you get out of it what you put into it. Lovely gardens surround it as well. Cant see why people are upset about paying £3 entry, I felt this was cheap for the attraction.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014 via mobile

Excellent! Full of interesting history, well worth a visit. The guide was knowledgeable and helpful! Thank you.

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London, United Kingdom
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16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

This little tower offers more to the tourist than meets the eye. It is small but well structure with plenty of valuable info about the area, Rye developments and prison usage. It is interactive so children can dress up and even growns up can have their own fun. Pity that the top of the tower is innaccesible although there is... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Dispute various notices providing opening times,it failed to open its doors,we tried several times during the day but were disappointed.

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Small, but well kept, lovely grounds and knowledgeable staff. Good history and the views are great even in the winter. Have been with both adults and children and good for both for a few pounds (is same place as the Ypres Tower, seems to have 2 pages on Trip Advisor)

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London, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

The staff were great, explaining where we should start our tour and what not to miss. I wouldn't have fancied being locked up there - event if the women's prison (according to my other half) was no where near as tough as the men's!

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London
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23 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

The historic overview of Rye and the surrounding areas make this an interesting visit. It doubled as a Jail.

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Cleveland Heights, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

If you are spending the day in Rye, you must go to the visitor center and watch the presentation about the history of Rye. It is only about 15 minutes long, but well done and gives you a flavor for the town. Also go up to the penny arcade on the first floor. What a hoot!

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