Experience the unique and enchanting Sound & Light Show, play on the Old Pier Amusement Machines, and embark on a Historical or Ghostly Tour of Rye!

Rye Heritage Centre

A perfect way to discover Rye.

The Rye Heritage Centre and Information Centre provides an ideal introduction to the town bringing together the story of Rye set within the famous Rye Town Model sound and light show. Historic Walking Tours are  available for hire, with guided ghost and historic tours available on selected dates during the year.

The Heritage Centre is host to a fantastic working collection of Old Pier amusement machines, and has a variety of gifts, books and maps.

The Heritage Centre’s experienced and knowledgeable staff provide local information on places to visit and things to do in and around this beautiful historic town. We also offer a local accommodation booking service.

Rye Town Model

Not just a model, a complete sound and light show that brings the history of Rye alive!

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Rye Walking Tours

Personal handsets that take you on a historical or ghostly tour of Rye. Guided tours available on selected dates.

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The Old Pier Amusements

Experience the novelty of playing on these rare and beautiful old seaside Pier machines.

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The Gift Shop

Visit our gift shop and take a look at our wide selection of gifts, cards and books that are all sure to remind you of your trip to Rye.

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Opening Times


To see information about our opening times throughout the year, please click here.

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