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Castle Rushen

Castle Street
Castletown
IM9 1LD

Castle / Fort

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Tel+44 (0)1624 827413

Castle Rushen across the Harbour

Map & Directions

Castletown

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

TripAdvisor

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    312
  • Very Good
    120
  • Average
    17
  • Poor
    2
  • Terrible
    1

Recent Reviews:

  • The_Magpie_on_Tour
    Stafford, United Kingdom
    Very well preserved
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 9th September 2019
    This really is the place to go if you like your historical buildings. Although the information is a bit conflicting, I established that the castle was first in existence in the late 12th century and... Read full review
  • fromGBR
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    A Complete Castle In A Beautiful Setting
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 15th September 2019
    Right in the centre of Castletown with fantastic views from the top. Really helpful staff, many rooms made up to reflect their original uses. An interesting history and the different functions of the... Read full review
  • Clivel_98
    Hereford, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Interesting in a fairly dry sort of way.
    3 of 5 stars
    Monday, 16th September 2019
    Advertised as the best preserved medieval castle in Europe, it actually become clear that this has been extended, rebuilt and renovated many, many times. It is quite small, with even smaller rooms... Read full review

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