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Small but mighty

Lovely little castle, compact but with loads of character & charm well worth a visit if in the... read more

Reviewed today
Mark K
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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Saturday afternoon

We went and had a wonderful visit at this museum it's fascinating.The gentleman at the desk knew... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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“ypres tower”(26 reviews)
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Reviewed today via mobile

Lovely little castle, compact but with loads of character & charm well worth a visit if in the area, the guide on the desk was very helpful & informative

Thank Mark K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went and had a wonderful visit at this museum it's fascinating.The gentleman at the desk knew his history and it made it more enjoyable. Bought a book about the ghosts of Rye very good value. A real gem of a place to visit.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Although this is a small museum, it wasn't costly to get in. Some well presented items to view, a great place to spend an hour or more!

Thank MrsHCambridge
Reviewed 3 days ago 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 3 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 4 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 19 August 2018

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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