Castle Rushen

Castle Street
Castletown
IM9 1LD

Castle / Fort

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Castle Rushen across the Harbour

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Prices

Adults £8.00, Children £4.00
Concessions available:
◾Holiday Passes providing multi-site admission. Purchase at manxnationalheritage.im/shop
◾Go Explore Heritage Passes for use with trams, trains and bus transport.
◾Group discounts available to pre-booked group visitors of 15 or more paying visitors.
◾Free entry available to Isle of Man School children with a valid ACE card.
◾Season Passes for Isle of Man residents.
◾Free entry available to members of the Friends of Manx National Heritage, National Trust, English Heritage, CADW, Historic Scotland and organisations holding an agreement with Manx National Heritage. Entry available to the named member only on presentation of a valid membership card. Restrictions may apply. For details, please consult your membership handbook.
◾Please note concessions may not apply for special events.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp / Level Access - To first exhibition in the Castle courtyard and the bailey and grounds.
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Leisure Facilities

  • Shop

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Accepts major credit and debit cards
  • Approx length of visit - 1.5h
  • Groups Accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times - For Groups
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Event Venue
  • Licenced for civil marriages
  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Students / Youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Min group size numeric qualifier - 15

Opening Times

Summer (1 Apr 2019 - 3 Nov 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Autumn (2 Sept 2019 - 3 Nov 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00

* Open Weekends in March 2019, 11am - 3pm
1 Apr ’19 to 24 May ’19 – 10am – 4pm
25 May ’19 to 1 Sept ’19 – 10am – 5pm
2 Sep ’19 to 3 Nov ’19 – 10am – 4pm

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Recent Reviews:

  • Emma W
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Well preserved interesting castle
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 26th October 2018
    The castle is really well preserved and visitors gain a very interesting insight into its use as a prison and as a castle. The views from the top are stunning and the dressed rooms provide an... Read full review
  • brodieknibbs
    Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Great Castle. Great views.
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 14th November 2018
    The panoramic views over Castletown and the surrounding area from the top of Castle Rushen were brilliant. The Castle is run as a museum but the views were the highlight for me. Read full review
  • sakigrant
    Vigo
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great castle
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 18th November 2018
    Took my son to the castle, good hour and half to tour round it. Really interesting and well worth a visit. Read full review

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