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Museum of Historic Torture Devices

305 Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-1592
+1 630-628-9696
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Museum is very small and many of the displays are very fake and cheesy. The admission was 7... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
acudadude
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Sharpsville, Indiana
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We liked to see the interesting variety of devices. It is not very large but had a lot of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Colleen M
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The Museum of Historic Torture Devices provides a look into the darkest chapters in human history. View several torture devices and descriptions of the barbaric ways they were used. Admission also includes access to the special exhibit: John Wayne Gacy- "Torture King of Chicago". The Museum of Historic Torture Devices is located in Downtown Wisconsin Dells. Open daily mid-June through Labor Day and weekends only in Spring & Fall.
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  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
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305 Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-1592
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+1 630-628-9696
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Museum is very small and many of the displays are very fake and cheesy. The admission was 7 dollars but it was actually worth 3 dollars. We went on a hot day and it had no AC. Save your money.

Thank acudadude
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We liked to see the interesting variety of devices. It is not very large but had a lot of information.

Thank Colleen M
Reviewed May 26, 2017

Did not know for sure what to expect. Had been there several times before, but they were always closed. They had a special price the day we were there. It is actually quite large, with lots of displays and a lot of information. I could...More

Thank Dennis N
Reviewed May 24, 2017

We checked this place out purely out of curiosity. It is full of information and things to look at. Definitely something to do if you need to kill some time.

Thank Joshua D
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

This place took maybe 10 minutes to walk through, if I didn't read everything it would have been maybe 2 minutes. Waste of money!

1  Thank rachaelw1352
Reviewed August 4, 2016

This is on Broadway, almost where you cannot see it- next to the mirror maze. It was 6.95 to get in - my teen daughter and I went. She loved it too. It's only 3 small rooms, but packed with info, pictures and many torture/death...More

2  Thank Brenda I
Reviewed June 29, 2016

This is a very interesting tour. In this museum, you are surrounded by torture devices of all times. Amazing (and sad)what terrible things humans do to each other. I think I would have enjoyed this museum more if the volume on the video and creepy...More

1  Thank Christina A
Reviewed June 22, 2016

We were amazed by all the devices used throughout history as devices to make people cry "Uncle". This was very interesting but I wouldn't take young children. There is alot packed into this museum and you can spend half hour or 45 minutes in it...More

1  Thank 71dianay
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Something different to do for a change..... You can spend as long as you like in this small museum. I thought it was interesting . My teenage grandson thought it was way cool........

1  Thank Bonnie S
Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our 30 minutes through the museum but wouldn't go again or tell anyone to go as it was really expencive to get it for what you saw

1  Thank Abigail L
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faceyface1978
December 31, 2016|
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Response from WALLYWORLD53965 | Property representative |
Admission is $6.99 + tax. The Museum is now closed for the season and will reopen in the Spring!
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