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Museo de la Tortura

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Morbidly fascinating

A fascinating but pretty gruesome museum which takes you through different forms of torture and... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2019
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
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A brutal reminder

Part of the medieval history of Spain and the Spanish catholic church. Stunning how a beautiful and... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2018
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C/ Bertrand Clisson,n01, 39330, Santillana del Mar, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were appalled and gripped by the merciless Inquisition, and the various kinds of terrible ways of causing excruciating pain causing a slow death which you could inflict on your enemy. We also found it handy to come back, avert our gaze, and use the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Richard S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to give this place a go, expecting the instruments of torture to be set out and explained in a sensitive way for the instruments of horror they were. I also expected it to be adult only. Unfortunately although there were clear signs up...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019

We went in on the off chance and were pleasantly surprised. The items were gruesome but well explained. It was reasonable at 4 euros. I would recommend this museum

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

A fascinating but pretty gruesome museum which takes you through different forms of torture and punishment over the years. The museum is small and set over 3 levels which take around 45 minutes to cover.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank eurotraveller21
Reviewed June 4, 2019

This was really more of a tourist trap. They did have old torture devices on display but the cost was high for what you got.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

Very interesting and learning experience. Very well documented with so many examples. Recomended visit

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 31, 2019

not funny at all. Repulsively gruesome displays, but.,.,uh...very well done? We stopped in because it was raining but historically very good museum. You will not sleep well. I would NOT - NOT - take kids there, even teenagers.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

Very cool for adults and tweens highly recommend, the museum is not very bis so you can visit this in under an hour.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jen Ona O
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Part of the medieval history of Spain and the Spanish catholic church. Stunning how a beautiful and quaint town could harbor such terror and horror to torture its own citizens. Quite a contrast and worth observing.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

We visited this museum on a trip to this lovely town. A look mainly at torture equipment from the past and more shockingly some (not in the museum) still in use.

Date of experience: October 2018
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dorienne c
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I think you went to a different place. I visited this museum two days ago and was operating, complete and very interesting.
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