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Very interesting & dos are allowed

Very interesting with a lot of little items to see. Great herbal garden on the way to the woman... read more

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Worth visiting

Some interesting exhibits and displays especially the audio presentation in the Women's Tower. Also... read more

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very interesting with a lot of little items to see. Great herbal garden on the way to the woman tower. Good explanation of a prisoner day. Learn from where the word “ distillery” comes.

Thank BibaM45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some interesting exhibits and displays especially the audio presentation in the Women's Tower. Also some lovely views of the surrounding area from the top.

Thank chocoholic009
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Castle looks very small but so much to see. Lots of history to read about and visual displays and things that you can get involved in too. Great for kids and adults. Worth a visit, with stunning views.

Thank Lippyblonde1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here with my partner last weekend. We found it an informative visit and very interesting. We received a brief introduction on entering then made our way around looking at the small exhibits and getting a feel of what it was like when this was...More

Thank Sellest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the same building as Rye Castle, named "Ypres Tower" because in 1430 it was leased to John de Ypres. It's very small but still very interesting and can be seen in a short period of time. The information provided inside does cover everything...More

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth visiting for glimpses of our past. Lots of gruesome artefacts and plenty to catch your interest. Make sure you visit the nearby pub with a sheltered garden

Thank jane r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small museum but interesting history features and for children and childish grown ups chance to try on helmets and other hands on features . Small enclosed herb garden and ladies tower giving audio insight as to conditions for lady prisoners. Well worth spending an hour...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2018

There's not a whole lot to see here, but it was nice. Made one realize that living in such a place wasn't anyone's luxury pad!

Thank 75traveller2018
Reviewed July 20, 2018

A rather small museum in a lovely old castle. For those with a taste for the gruesome, there is a skeleton hanging in a gibbet

Thank Jo N
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Very interesting and informative. Herb garden good along with the audio section in the ladies' tower which gave an insight into two lady prisoner's lives.

Thank iandrw2014
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