Castle Rushen

Site Overview

See one of the best-preserved medieval castles

One of the best preserved medieval castles, this impressive fortress was built around 1200 on the orders of King Rognvaldur, one of the Norse kings of the Kingdom of Man and the Isles.

The castle also has interpretation about the later history under the English lords of Man and the period when the castle was the island’s prison.

Visitor Information
Season - Months Open
All year round
Opening Hours - Days and Times
Mon – Sun, 10am to 5pm.
Adults £10.00
Children £5.00
Pass holders free
Other Amenities
  • Parking
  • Transport (local bus)
  • Cafe
  • Shop
  • Toilets
  • Guide book
  • Education Service and Workshops
Key Attractions
  • Market and trade
  • Forts
  • Artefacts
  • Excavations
Contact Details

Castle Street, Castletown, Isle of Man, IM9 1LA


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