If you can find the place (another Trip Advisor review with rotten mapping and no way to correct it) - it's in the SE corner of the town, not a couple of miles to the north):
A good way to spend an hour or so at a very reasonable cost and learn more about Rye and the area. We must have got the same volunteer as other reviewers (or are they all great?) - very helpful and friendly.
The building is quite small but interesting (including the next door women's prison and herb garden between them), with good views over the estuary and marshes from the higher part. Displays and information are varied; we particularly liked the light-up relief map of the locality showing just how much navigable water has been lost in the last 500 years, but I would think there is something to interest everyone. The hands-on weaponry and helmets in the basement are fun for kids and adults alike (try to draw a proper longbow - difficult, even though this one needs rather less pull than those used at Agincourt, etc).
I believe volunteers have restored and re-open this 'castle' - well done to them, but I guess they need support to keep it going.
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