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Rye Museum: East Street

Rye Museum: East Street near Appledore, Kent

Rye Museum: East Street
3 East Street
Rye
East Sussex
TN31 7JY
01797 226 728
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Rye Museum has two sites in the town: Ypres Tower and East Street which is the main site for exhibits and public events such as talks and coffee mornings. It houses changing exhibitions concerning different aspects of Rye life. The latest of these features Ryes connections to Royal Weddings.

A major exhibit features Captain Pugwash, the popular book and TV character created by Ryer John Ryan. Another favourite is Ryes Old Fire Engine built in 1745 and in use until 1865. Other popular displays include shipbuilding and fishing, education, Rye pottery and Tunbridgeware and Victorian times in Rye.

There is a great deal of information about the two museum sites, the town and the surrounding area on the Rye Museum website.

East Street is open on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays 10:30 to 5:00 with last entry 30 minutes before closing time. Special arrangements can be made to open during the week on application to Rye Museum.

The Rye Museum Ypres Tower is open 7 days a week from 10:30 to 5:00, with last entry 30 minutes before closing time Group visits can be arranged.


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What's On in Appledore?

  • The Impact of Colour

    Wednesday 12th December for 13 days @ 11:00am
    Location: Rye

    Red Door presents an exhibition from mother/daughter duo Linda and Lara Chapple. The exhibition focuses on the ways in which ... more

  • Rye Country Market

    Friday 14th December @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    Rye Country Market will be open every Friday from 9th March - 14th December. We sell Cakes, Savouries, Preserves, Free ... more

  • Rachel Allen at Jempson's, Peasmarsh

    Friday 14th December
    Location: Peasmarsh

    Rachel Allen will demonstating her style of practical cooking influenced by both regional and global food at Jempson's in Peasmarsh. ... more

  • The Rye Christmas Show - Wurlitzer and Brass!

    Friday 14th December
    Location: Rye

    Join us for a very special friendly evening of great live music, packed with your festive favourites. Featuring The Cranbrook ... more

  • Christmas Concert

    Friday 14th December
    Location: Rye

    Christmas Concert with Michael Wooldrige playing the Rye Wurlitzer and special guests The Cranbrook Town Band. Tickets - Adults £10, ... more

  • Aled Jones and Choir

    Friday 14th December
    Location: Rye

    Rye Jazz Festival presents a wonderful festive Christmas concert with the much loved and acclaimed singer, recording artist, radio broadcaster ... more

  • Father Christmas' Grotto

    Saturday 15th December for 2 days @ 10:30am
    Location: Tenterden

    Visit Father Christmas in his elf-built grotto every weekend from 24th November until 23rd December. ... more

  • KT Tunstall Intimate Concert

    Saturday 15th December
    Location: Rye

    Rye Jazz Festival presents a truly unique and intimate solo concert with Brit Award and Ivor Novello Award - winning ... more

  • Rocking Rye at Cinque Ports Arms

    Saturday 15th December
    Location: Rye

    Live Rock and Roll at the Cinque Ports Arms with 'Something Else'. ... more

  • Jose Feliciano Christmas Concert

    Sunday 16th December
    Location: Rye

    Rye Jazz Festival presents an incredibly unique and exceptional Christmas concert for one night only with one of world’s most ... more

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