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A must visit !

The Tower museum is a must place go visit in Rye. So much history and detailed artefacts displayed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Historic and tranquil

Wandered here from the hotel and went through the graveyard, that was very tranquil.. the trees... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Edgware, United Kingdom
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All reviews herb garden ypres tower worth a visit three floors interesting history lovely view run by volunteers quick visit entry fee great views from the top on duty per adult great for kids worth the climb ghost walk cobbled streets prison
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Tower museum is a must place go visit in Rye. So much history and detailed artefacts displayed. The views across the marshes , Camber castle & beyond are worth the climb, while outside gardens surrounding the castle enhance the visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Whelton1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wandered here from the hotel and went through the graveyard, that was very tranquil.. the trees there are amazing I would love to climb into the big one in the middle with a book and survey all that wander through... graves are so old but...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank bevalt52
Reviewed 7 February 2019

This is definitely a must visit while in Rye. The small museum packs a punch with its well organized and detailed exhibits. It is well maintained by a friendly staff that Is happy to tell you stories of folklore and ghosts.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sabra W
Reviewed 30 January 2019

For such a small museum it really does cover all bases! Very informative, and well presented. Especially loved the sea shanty music that you are able to play in one of the towers! A special thank you to the kind chap on the desk, he...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank RacheyBaybee
Reviewed 30 January 2019

Spread across three floors the tower is an interesting piece of history that has been well restored. If gives an insight into history and people of the tower. The 'Womens Tower' in the grounds gives a good description of prison life for those who were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Roxburgh8
Reviewed 26 January 2019 via mobile

Popped in here because we were in town and my 11 year old is doing a project on castles. Probably not big enough to be classed as a castle but an interesting half hour or so. Cheap entry and and lovely view from the top....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank orionuk2016
Reviewed 20 January 2019 via mobile

Built 1249 Henry 3rds reign . The museum is interesting with embroidery and pottery from Medieval times. Staff friendly and welcoming and knowledgeable. The castle is in good condition. Rye Castle, also known as Ypres Tower, was built in 1249,[1] and is situated in Rye, East Sussex, England....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Best seen at night as part of the ghost walk from the Heritage centre as really spooky in the dark. Visiting the Woman's prison in the day can make you jump but I'm not saying why...

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Caff_12
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Visited earlier this week on a brief visit to Rye . It is small but has a very interesting history and the curator was very helpful and knowledgeable. Great views from the viewing area

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank saraayemoung
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We visited Ypres Tower whilst strolling round Rye. Ypres tower is not the Rye Castle museum which I have found out is a different building and is free. The Ypres tower is £4 to get in, not a lot, but the museum is very twee,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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5 February 2019|
Response from 937jacqueline | Reviewed this property |
Hi there Yes, they are very dog friendly. And we were there late last year. Wish we could of brought our dogs away with us. They would of loved it in there.