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Address: Jr. Junin 548, Lima, Peru
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+51 1 4287980
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This grisly museum features the underground dungeons and torture chambers...

This grisly museum features the underground dungeons and torture chambers that were used to punish accused heretics.

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Quite Inquisite

There Was a lot of inquisition it was very inquisitioney and i had a lot of fun - build a wall to keep all the inquisition from the americans.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 7, 2017
Brody K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2017

There Was a lot of inquisition it was very inquisitioney and i had a lot of fun - build a wall to keep all the inquisition from the americans.

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Toronto
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

Get a guide to explain to you all the exhibitions. Horrible to see to what extent our religion took us (hated the torture devices). So happy that part of our religion is gone forever. Great for historians! The location is central, downtown Lima, and it is close to the Congress, walking distance to the Main Plaza, Cathedral, City Hall.

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Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016

You can see the machines and materials to torture in past time. It was terrible but real. You can understand the History and influences in Peru.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Not worth the price of admission ($7). Interesting, but very few exhibits, I expected a lot better, especially the relevance of the inquisition in the Americas.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Interesting visit to understand more the story of Inquisition The location is very nice Be aware that most of the info is in Spanish

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Interesting visit to the museo, recommend highly for those who like history of Peru and Spain, need to go to city center to see but worth the trip

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

Puts together several historical topics of the colonial era of Peru and the period of Spanish inquisition, including the torture devices, etc

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Lima, Peru
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

An interesting travel to the colonial age and what religion was managed in the Spanish ignorance age. Several torture pieces used in these cloudy years with clear explanations.

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St. Augustine, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016

This museum was one of my least favorite things we did in Peru. Everything is very static and there are very few historical items. The human sized figures are reasonably interesting, but I don't think that they are interesting enough to save this place. Only come here if you have no better plans for the afternoon.

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Seoul
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2016

We're pretty interested in the subject matter here, but didn't get much of a chance to learn about it. Signs are only in Spanish, but the bigger problem is that the guide doing our mandatory tour (only available in Spanish at the time) rushed through everything and we didn't even get a chance to try to read the signs, which... More 

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