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Rye Castle Museum

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Address: Gungarden, Rye TN31 7HH, England
Phone Number: 01797 226728

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Small but informative and the exhibits are varied with interest. Relies on donations as no admission fees charged so support this little exhibition.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 11, 2016
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Sussex, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We popped in here to escape a rain shower, but were so pleased we did. Very interesting collection, and great presentation of the history of Rye. Very friendly and helpful staff.

Thank SussexCpl
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Small but informative and the exhibits are varied with interest. Relies on donations as no admission fees charged so support this little exhibition.

Thank rayrossiter
Spa, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

The brochure promised us far more than we got out of our visit. The exhibits were poor, the view not as spectacular as we expected. The herb garden lacks ecplanations with the plants.

Thank princessdaisy2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Pretty little castle with lovely views we spent just over an hour there the children found it really interesting if you have an hour spare I recommend taking a visit

Thank 0007878
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

While staying in Rye we thought we would see the Ypres castle in Rye. It's a nice small castle with lots of things to see and nice points of history. Interesting point there is a story of a woman in gaol in the Women's tower. Well worth a look The exhibits are on three levels and a terrace to have... More 

Thank kvnnch
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Day trip to Rye, decided to pop in to the castle. Really quaint but interesting. It was £4 for adults and children under 16 go free. I particularly liked the ladies jail in the garden. The views from the castle are lovely too. The gentleman on the desk was very friendly and explained some of the history of the castle.... More 

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Halesworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

We didn't plan to visit this small castle but it was interesting and well worth a look.It was a good place to spend an hour looking around what was once a prison and the lovely little walled garden.

Thank claire100014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Rye castle opens at 10am. We got there at 9.30 and waited playing by the canons and enjoying the beautiful view from the top. It was well worth the wait!! The castle offers history and mystery. There are also hands on activities on the lower floor for children which is fabulous. There is lots of information and opportunity to learn... More 

Thank KB1234Uk
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

We spent our time here for an hour. It had museum to look at. This castle used to be prison and in front of the castle had a very nice view of Rye. This is not the National Trust properties.

Thank Preeya I
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235 reviews
145 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

Great history and stories about this castle not a long visit but worth a look. Views over the marshes are fantastic

Thank LJBCarmarthenshire

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