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Museo della Tortura

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Museum of Torture

Last week I visited this museum in Siena. At the ticket office you will find Claudia, a very sweet... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2017
Marina di Carrara
Family visit to torture museum

Saw the conflicting reviews of this place but family all keen to go, including teenage kids, and... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2017
Melbourne, Australia
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Chiasso del Bargello | Presso Piazza del Campo, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 41999
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Reviewed 3 days ago

old by our driver than this hilltown was known for its Towers, Wine and Torture!!! We had no idea what to expect but for a few Euros we got to do a quick visit to the 2 torture museums . While totally gruesome to think...More

1  Thank Cjm819
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we wandered the streets of this lovely little town we decided to pay a visit to this attraction. Pretty scary in the good old days but we enjoyed it.

2  Thank SandyFord16
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Being an enthusiast of the paranormal and dark things, when I saw the billboards about the torture museum, I couldn't resist. Tickets cost €10 for adults. There are several floors and rooms filled with torture devices, each with it's own description written in Italian, English,...More

1  Thank Samantha A
Reviewed July 27, 2018

My two children (age 11 & 14) and I decided to go into this museum after wandering past during one of our evenings in Siena on our recent holiday. They persuaded me to go as they are always asking to go to the London Dungeons...More

3  Thank Phoebe15
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Yes. As other reviewers said there are two rooms that you can there is some stuff going on in there. But what do you expect. This place is probably 1000 years old. It was the Siena jail. It was crazy to see what our ancestors...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Really impressive and interesting display of classic and medieval torture devices. Compliments to the lady working at the museum, who was very welcoming, took the time to explain the (free) mobile app and granted a student discount - while being non-Italian students. Definitely recommend to...More

1  Thank Erwin d
Reviewed June 21, 2018

We thought this museum would be very touristy but were pleasantly surprised at how professionally the displays were set out and explained in Italian and English. If you have the time it is well worth the visit. A lot of reading but all really good...More

1  Thank Robliners
Reviewed April 12, 2018

Not easy to find but once inside it's gives a nice impression on the human race and how other humans were treated. There are about 8 rooms that give you the creeps. Some nice information but much is the same torture but than a bit...More

Thank Bob M
Tor768, Direttore at Museo della Tortura, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Thank you for visiting the Torture Museum. You walk through various parts of the old prison: a very real experience. You will leave with a real sense of how bleak life must have been in the old prison. Instruments speaks for themselves...Torture Museum is located...More

Reviewed October 25, 2017

Last week I visited this museum in Siena. At the ticket office you will find Claudia, a very sweet person, and rich with knowledge of the site and of the city.The ticket is 10 € and it is worth it. I stayed for a good...More

2  Thank Maddalena1958
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Saw the conflicting reviews of this place but family all keen to go, including teenage kids, and all enjoyed the macabre exhibits and history.

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Tor768, Direttore at Museo della Tortura, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2017

Thank you!

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