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Rye Castle Museum

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Address: Gungarden, Rye TN31 7HH, England
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+44 1797 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 11 September 2016
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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank DianneFew
Rye, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 in Rye.It is owned by Rye Museum Assoc.not by the council.All work is carried out... More 

Thank edlaurance
Horsham, west sussex UK
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35 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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 thing unprofessional and an embarassment to England. I was stunned and furious and felt cheated.... More 

Thank mrRadiant
Sussex, England
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228 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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
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56 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
Spa, Belgium
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 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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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 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 25 August 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 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 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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26 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 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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