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Le Musee de la Torture de Carcassone

11000 Carcassonne, France
+33 6 03 84 13 86
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Not perfect but essential to understanding Carcassonne.

One of the first Inquisition's took place in and around Carcassonne when the Cathurs were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ayr, United Kingdom
via mobile
a trip into fun things to do with thumbs screws

Although the things on display have a sinister and a dreadful purpose . To the curious of mind it... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
saint-hilaire aude
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the first Inquisition's took place in and around Carcassonne when the Cathurs were persecuted and destroyed. This museum makes a pretty good attempt at telling the story however it essential that you go and read the information rather than expect to be thrilled...More

Thank OrcKingKN
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Although the things on display have a sinister and a dreadful purpose . To the curious of mind it is a one time visit. Grand kids loved it with lots of squeaks. An Giggles. I think a bit pricey for larger family's.

Thank MaisonLorchidee
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Should have been interesting, in an admittedly macabre way, and informative and thought-provoking. Instead we were left feeling duped and €36 down. Cheap and tacky. The prison "musee" in particular is shockingly bad - we shuffled through some sad largely empty rooms accompanied by a...More

1  Thank Drumclog186
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This museum is worth a visit. The attendant (a middle aged lady) was very pleasant. This is a very frightening museum of all the atrocities people can do on the name of religion. It was more informative than the museum of the Chateau and the...More

1  Thank Carlos V
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Sure you got to see life size replicas of instruments of torture, but the entire museum was so poorly put together it felt like a scam to be charged €9.50 (more than visiting the inner castle and ramparts). You're not allowed to take pictures and...More

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This was interesting in a historical sense if somewhat gruesome. Not done in a particularly high tech or professional way.

Thank m D
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Not exactly funny but quite educative when judging todays punishment and torture methods in various parts around the world

Thank Loket40
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I should have stuck with my first reaction when we got here, but after a fabulous castle tour 16 euros, we had to spend 19euros to enter this ridiculous garden shed full of sad relics! What a total mistake. The castle tour took us 2...More

1  Thank Bagg21
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Sadly this is just total rubbish and a complete waste of money. The owners need to either invest in this exhibition properly or close it down, the worst part was that our 5 star hotel, De la Cite and also the local tourism office recommended...More

1  Thank johnny150
Reviewed 27 March 2017

A museum with information on the persecution of the Cathars by the Catholic Church; with some rather grim exhibits showing you how the Catholic Inquisition tortured those who dared to disagree with the Pope!

Thank Francis T
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