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Rye Heritage Centre

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Address: The Old Sail Loft, Strand Quay, Rye TN31 7AY, England
Phone Number: 0044 (0) 1797 22 66 96
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Description: A perfect way to discover Rye.The Rye Heritage Centre and Information...
A perfect way to discover Rye.The Rye Heritage Centre and Information Centre provides an ideal introduction to the town bringing together the story of Rye set within the famous Rye Town Model sound and light show. Historic and Ghost Audio Walking Tours are available for hire, with guided ghost tours available on selected dates during the winter months.The Heritage Centre is host to a fantastic working collection of Old Pier amusement machines, and has a variety of gifts, books and maps.
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Good Start to a visit to Rye

We watched the sound and light show, its lasts about 15-20 min. Its well worth watching to give you your bearings and history of Rye. We also then took the audio walking tour... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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183 reviews 183 reviews
50 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is a model of the medieval city of Rye. It is interesting as it details the history of the area and the city. Worth the visit, lights and sound. The shop that features the display is open during peak season, but there were some complaints that the hours are haphazard.during the off season The store sells the usual assortment... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We watched the sound and light show, its lasts about 15-20 min. Its well worth watching to give you your bearings and history of Rye. We also then took the audio walking tour which is a great way to see the town.

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Romford
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Really informative a definite must if visiting Rye. Give a brief history of Rye which is helpful when walking around Rye.

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Durbanville, South Africa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We attended the AV presentation to refresh our knowledge on the history of Rye. It was again quite informative and due to the staff being flexible re the times, we were able to attend the presentation immediately. The shop is also good stocked with relevant books, gifts etc.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

As first time visitors to Rye, we found the presentation invaluable in helping us to get the best from our walking tour

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Visited beautiful Rye for a few days and managed to drop a camera case when watching the town model display in the Heritage Centre. After returning from the audio tour Peter said it had been found but given to the tour guide of some Americans who were in the room at the same time as us. He managed to get... More 

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Redhill, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Went Here early in the morning and it was useful to plan our stay in Rye. It was a potted history tour but meant when we went around the town, places had more meaning. Nice little attraction

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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125 reviews 125 reviews
8 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Excellent 15 minute presentation using delightful model of the town made by a local family. Self-guided audio tour, with points of interest was very interesting, and you can keep the handset all day, so if you are a bit slower or tired, you can stop off for tea or lunch, or a beer! Both guides as a package cost £5.50.

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

Make sure you pop in and check out the Vintage Penny arcade. My husband was in his element !!!! 😁😁😁😁

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Voorburg, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

It was romantic, beautiful. Lovely old buildings and great views. I had a really great time just walking true this goreous place. Lots to see.

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Additional Information about Rye Heritage Centre

Address: Address: The Old Sail Loft, Strand Quay, Rye TN31 7AY, England
Phone Number: 0044 (0) 1797 22 66 96
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Rye
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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