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Mdina Dungeons

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Medina dungeon good but short

Gives a short history of Medina and the knights of St John's use of torture and execution. Several... read more

Reviewed November 27, 2017
Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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medieval torture

If you don't have the stomach for gruesome torture scenes that are being carried out on humans this... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2017
Lake Stevens, Washington
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Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

history of inquisition lots of life like models who suffered torture as a result of inquistion a must visit though with entrance but worth the price

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thekeepermalta, Public Relations Manager at Mdina Dungeons, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2018

thank you from the keeper happy new year

Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

This is €5 a head but well worth it. There is lots to see and read about the history of Malta but I bet you don’t know about just how much torture took place - visit here and you’ll be shocked. Not for the squeamish....More

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Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

Gives a short history of Medina and the knights of St John's use of torture and execution. Several dioramas of different tortures and executions. Not for the squeamish or very young children

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Reviewed November 26, 2017

As part of our recent tour we took this visit & guided tour - you are provided with headphones & brought initially to watch a film & after a man dressed in costume guides to to follow the tour & move on once the light...More

Thank Caroline672013
Reviewed November 16, 2017

Only 5Euro entry so this attraction definitely won't break the bank. Generally interesting, creepy and informative, some areas more realistic than others. Don't expect to spend long here - 20 minutes or so - as it's quite small. Unless you're desperate, don't use the toilet......More

Thank Samantha D
Reviewed November 11, 2017

If you don't have the stomach for gruesome torture scenes that are being carried out on humans this may not be your cup of tea. When you walk inside they have mannequins that are dressed as prisoners and their captors who are carrying out various...More

Thank JoAnn542
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

You get the full extent of how brutal crime and punishment has been over the years in this interesting little museum that is really good value for money, we spent 30-40ish minutes here.

Thank Kirsty F
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

If you like reading about history this is definitely the place for you. With plenty visual aids in the form of mannequins held in various forms of torture or imprisonment, the dungeons is a short but informative insight into the history of Malta from a...More

Thank Lewis I
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

For lovers of the macabre the dungeons are a must, displays with lifelike mannequins showing mans inhumanity to his fellow man in the name of religion. Definitely not for the faint hearted, children or those with a weak stomach! I personally found it interesting but...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Not worth the €5 entrance fee. You can be around it in about 15minutes [maybe less] though informative save your €5 and spend it something else.

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thekeepermalta, Public Relations Manager at Mdina Dungeons, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2017

you could stay as long as you like reading the information panels thekeeper

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