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Rye Museum: East Street

Rye Museum: East Street in Rye, East Sussex

Rye Museum: East Street
3 East Street
Rye
East Sussex
TN31 7JY
01797 226 728
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Rosetta Stone - Rye Castle Museum
Friday, 5th October 2018, 10:30am
to Saturday, 6th October 2018, 4:30pm
(2 day event)
Rosetta Stone - Rye Castle Museum
Friday, 12th October 2018, 10:30am
to Saturday, 13th October 2018, 4:30pm
(2 day event)
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.


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  • From Armenia to Armistice

    Wednesday 26th September
    Location: Winchelsea

    Husband and wife duo, Roland Roberts (piano) and Armenian violinist Ani Batikian present a programme commemorating the 100th anniversary of ... more

  • Mose Fan Fan with Somo Somo

    Wednesday 26th September
    Location: Rye

    Mose Fan Fan is the leader of the acclaimed Congolese band Somo Somo. They play happy, infectious Congolese pop music ... more

  • Winchelsea Cellars Tour

    Thursday 27th September
    Location: Winchelsea

    Fascinating tours led by expert local guides,into some of Winchelsea’s original 13th Century cellars, which are normally closed to the ... more

  • Saint Ronan’s Prep School Choir & Musicians

    Thursday 27th September
    Location: Iden

    The Rye Festival will feature the school’s Chamber Choir together with instrumental chamber ensembles and vocal and instrumental soloists. Music ... more

  • Jazz Night Supper at the Mermaid

    Thursday 27th September
    Location: Rye

    David Silk & Friends offer an evening of Jazz Music accompanied by a two-course supper with coffee. This evening will ... more

  • Music in Times of War

    Thursday 27th September
    Location: Winchelsea

    The Revolutionary Drawing Room - In the 1800s, while the Cinque Ports prepared for a cross-channel invasion by the French, ... more

  • Antiques and Collectables Sale

    Friday 28th September
    Location: Rye

    Viewing Thursday 27th 9am - 4:30pm Sale day open 8:30am, sale starts 9:30am ... more

  • Rye Country Market

    Friday 28th September @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

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

  • Oh! What A Lovely War

    Friday 28th September
    Location: Rye

    100 years after the end of WW1, 'Oh! What A Lovely War'. The directorial debut of Richard Attenborough is a ... more

  • Rye Dance

    Friday 28th September
    Location: Rye

    The talented young pupils of Rye Dance Centre will once again give an unmissable show that will captivate and enthral! ... more

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