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Rye Castle Museum

Gungarden, Rye TN31 7HH, England
+44 1797 226728
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The photographs make the castle look bigger

This is a very well preserved castle and is very small by castle standards. Don't let that put you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Arty L
Lavenham, United Kingdom
Insight in to Rye

Wonderful little museum that gives a marvelous history lesson of Rye. I did not realise Rye was the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Martin Y
Orpington, United Kingdom
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Gungarden, Rye TN31 7HH, England
+44 1797 226728
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very well preserved castle and is very small by castle standards. Don't let that put you off. The grounds have a selection of large cannons and a good place to rest with all the waking around Rye. The Castle Cafe have some...More

1  Thank Arty L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful little museum that gives a marvelous history lesson of Rye. I did not realise Rye was the home of Captain Pugwash. It is free and well worth a visit.

Thank Martin Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself and my partner went here on a bank holiday afternoon. Though it may not be massive, it has an awful lot of interesting history and heritage which oozes out at you as you visit each floor and area. The grounds are beautiful and a...More

Thank PMH85
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Small museum but was happy to learn about the history of the town. Way to kill the time is the weather is very bad. If sunny I would recommend to walk to camber beach. there is a walkway alongside the main road

Thank nipfroggy
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Small castle / museum but with intesting artefacts and history of Rye. Very helpful staff. Nicely presented. Things that children would find interesting. We assume some great views but sadly a bit misty on the day we visited.

Thank elisabeth m
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The castle is very well preserved and has a series of interesting exhibitions about the former smuggling trade in and around Rye

Thank DianneFew
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Having read the review from mrRadiant I felt I had to post in reply to his scathing comments.I am a Ryer and have had many happy visits to the Tower with friends and family,along with the Town Model it is one of the must visits...More

3  Thank edlaurance
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Seriously, if I had money I wouldnt waste it on a museum that has made little to no effort to ensure the price matches the offer. Inordinately expensive, poorly presented and a lacksadaisical approach to both spelling and grammar on the boards makes the whole...More

Thank mrRadiant
Reviewed 17 October 2016

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
Reviewed 11 September 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
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