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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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Rosetta Stone - Rye Castle Museum
Saturday, 20th October 2018, 10:30am
to Sunday, 21st October 2018, 4:30pm
(2 day event)
Children's Craft Afternoon
Monday, 22nd October 2018, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Rosetta Stone - Rye Castle Museum
Saturday, 27th October 2018, 10:30am
to Sunday, 28th October 2018, 4:30pm
(2 day event)

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.


Event

What's On in Appledore?

  • Rye Country Market

    Friday 19th October @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

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

  • Wild Boar Week

    Saturday 20th October for 9 days
    Location: Rye

    Wild Boar Week - events in and around Rye - further details to follow. ... more

  • Matt Hardman - Tales of the Afterlife

    Saturday 20th October for 23 days
    Location: Rye

    A sellling show by Matt Hardman.Hardman’s visions of a world, just a degree or two away from the one you ... more

  • Rosetta Stone - Rye Castle Museum

    Saturday 20th October for 2 days @ 10:30am
    Location: Rye

    On display at the Rye Castle Museum throughout October will be one of the best tributes to the status of ... more

  • Last of the Summer Swine

    Saturday 20th October
    Location: Rye

    Last of the Summer Swine - Wild Boar Gumbo with Smoked Sausage and Smoked Prawn, Garlic and Chilli Sourdough from ... more

  • Guided Ghost Walks of Rye

    Saturday 20th October @ 5:00pm
    Location: Rye

    A unique opportunity to explore the ancient streets of Rye after dark. Hear tales of historical dark deeds and murder, ... more

  • The Disparate Folk

    Sunday 21st October @ 5:00pm
    Location: Rye

    The Disparate Folk at the Ypres Castle Inn. ... more

  • Leaf Ghosts @ Rye Bookshop

    Monday 22nd October
    Location: Rye

    Come and make Leaf Ghosts with us – fun and spooooky activity! at Rye Bookshop, 25 High Street, Rye. Contact ... more

  • Children's Craft Afternoon

    Monday 22nd October @ 2:00pm
    Location: Rye

    Children (and their parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles …) certainly enjoy these afternoons when there are things to make and do. ... more

  • Halloween High Jinx

    Tuesday 23rd October
    Location: Tenterden

    Come dressed as witches or wizards for spellbinding adventures! Enjoy a train ride from Tenterden to Bodiam, with activities including ... more

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