Housed in a converted 19th century sail loft, Rye Heritage Centre houses the Rye Town Model ‘Story of Rye’ Sound and Light Show, a vintage, hand built 1:100 scale model of Victorian Rye that uses dramatic sound and light effects to bring to life 700 years of Rye’s rich history and folklore.
We also host The Old Pier Penny Arcade, in a new ground floor setting, with a collection of working early 20th Century amusement arcade machines such as The Laughing Sailor and What the Butler saw.
Our gift and souvenir shop stocks a range of locally produced art and gifts as well as books from local authors, guidebooks for walks in Rye, and locally produced pottery.
|Free admission to the centre and Old Pier Penny Arcade*
|Town Model show Adults (16 and over)
|£4.50 per ticket
|Town Model show Children (5-15)
|£3.00 per ticket
*Old pennies for the arcade machines can be purchased at 7 pennies for £1.
Discount rates available for groups of 10 or more, please enquire directly.
|Open (23 Mar 2023 - 30 Sept 2023)
|Monday - Tuesday
|Thursday - Friday
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