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Address: C/ Jesus Otero, 1, 39330 Santillana del Mar, Spain
Phone Number: +34 942 84 02 73
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If your into horror and gory movies like me. You'll love this tiny museum. It doesn't have a lot of stuff. But still very interesting. Definitely recommend going.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

If your into horror and gory movies like me. You'll love this tiny museum. It doesn't have a lot of stuff. But still very interesting. Definitely recommend going.

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Tacoma, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This museum was horrific. It would have been much more interesting to learn history rather than to just see how people are so in humane to one another. Had to leave before visiting the entire display. Would not take children there.

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Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Excellent history lessons which also doubled up as threats for our two kids. Kids were free which is a nice sweetener. Small area only needed 30-60 minutes to explore so a great value little place to explore

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poole
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This is a macabre exhibition but well worth a visit just to appreciate mans inhumanity to man or woman! Some of these examples can be so easily extrapolated to our so called modern times and civilised society. It contains what must be so unique pieces of torture equipment some of which even look original. The cost is €2.40.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Fantastic to find out, in graphic detail, what humans did to each other in times gone by ........ or maybe they still do these things!!

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barnet
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This torture museum, full of exhibits was awesome - you cannot believe what one man could do to another! The rack, the cage and other horrific means of torture have to be seen to be believed. More interesting because the exhibits had English notices. Worth a visit - we spent over an hour in this museum.

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Segovia, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Very interesting Museum in a town that really is just a massive tourist trap. Santillana del Mar is full of tourists and shops now so the past charm is really almost non-existent. Anyway the Museum was a pleasant surprise. Full of torture instruments and descriptive explanations! The price is good so I would really recommend a visit!

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Small museum with real artefacts of the various 'instruments' used in torture. Good use of information used. Some very frank details given - not for the faint-hearted!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The museum exhibits show and describe how various methods of torture, punishment, humiliation and death were used during the period of the Inquisition. If you are in Santillana del Mar its worth an hour of your time to see this interesting exhibition.

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We were staying in beautiful Santilliana del Mar and decided to visit the museum. We found it informative and interesting. Some of the torture exhibits are original and others replicas of the horrendous ways people were tortured many centuries ago. You willfind it horrific, gruesome, and disgusting, its original, I defy most people to see all the exhibits before leaving!... More 

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Address: C/ Jesus Otero, 1, 39330 Santillana del Mar, Spain
Phone Number: +34 942 84 02 73
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Santillana del Mar

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