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“model village”

Rye Heritage Centre
Ranked #5 of 40 things to do in Rye
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The perfect start to your visit to Rye! The Rye Heritage Centre is the home of the 'Story of Rye' Town Model Sound and Light show, a handmade scale model of Victorian Rye that plays a show that takes you through 700 years of Rye's history. Historic Audio Walking Tours are available for hire, with guided ghost tours available on selected dates during the winter months. The Heritage Centre is also host to a fantastic working collection of Old Pier Penny Arcade amusement machines, and has a wide variety of books and maps on Rye and the surrounding area, as well as exclusive locally made pottery and souvenirs in the gift shop.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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“model village”
Reviewed 17 February 2012

check out the model village for clearer explanation of the town

Visited February 2012
1 Thank lyndsay r
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“I'll never forget this”
Reviewed 17 January 2012

Bleak weather so we went here to ses the town model. It was only myself and partner and we had the place to ourselves. The Curator/manager a lovely friendly and informative lady. The model is a joy in a darkened room recalling the history of Rye...it is a joy please go.

Visited July 2011
1 Thank binky75
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“Full of information on Rye”
Reviewed 5 January 2012

Well worth a visit to see the illumintaed and story of Rye's history on the town model. Also the old penny slot machines are fun.

Visited August 2011
2 Thank iceman123EastSussex
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