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Museo della Tortura

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Not just for torture Affeciendos

One of the entrances welcomes you to the underground tunnels that exist in Montepulciano. From a... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Fun, gruesome insight to old school religion

An excellent, unexpected find along our journey of the city. All original devices, no replication... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2017
Charles B
Memphis, Tennessee
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19 Oct 2017
“Well done museum”
12 Oct 2017
“Not just for torture Affeciendos”
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Via di San Donato 12, 53045, Montepulciano, Italy
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Went there because my son wanted to. Price is 8/6per person. Small place but goid amount of things, administation woman knew well what they have and ralked extra. Every piece has lot of information. About 30 minutes will be taken if you go there, but...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

One of the entrances welcomes you to the underground tunnels that exist in Montepulciano. From a cultural standpoint, Human skulls weaved into the walls mortared for permanent display, remind you of other European cities like Paris that buried 10's of Thousands under their city. Lots...More

Reviewed 11 January 2017

An excellent, unexpected find along our journey of the city. All original devices, no replication, just good old fashion torture equipment. Definitely worth a visit to see and read about how the church used this devices for control and punishment. Very educational!

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is a one of a kind museum which I will never forget. It is tastefully done and explains the implements used in man's inhumanity to others. The collection is one of a kind. If you have the ability to tolerate lingering memory, go see...More

Thank TropicalParadise888
Reviewed 8 September 2016

What is stunning is that most of the torture methods are still used nowadays from some governments according to the information below each item. The museum is worth the visit, although the price is a bit high.

Thank Georgi_Tsvetanov
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The price was a little steep but I had a few minutes to spare. It wasn't all that large, but they tried to make the displays interesting. Pretty much the standard fair you'll encounter in any medieval city.

Thank Eric C
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Well done presentation of all kind of torture equipments and horrible methods. Really scary to see to what extent human beings were inventive at inflicting pain. It is only one room though, 8 euros is overpriced.

1  Thank delagioventu
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Interesting to see, but you will not miss anything if you skip it. There are translations of exibits in 4 different languages which is really nice. There are not many items and you will finish the tour in 15mins.

1  Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 28 May 2016

We visited the museum of torture, it was interesting but not very big, we walked through it in about 15 minutes. They had some interesting items and stories to go along with them. If you find yourself with time to kill and are interested in...More

Thank Jason H
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Luckily the museum is small, can't imagin going through a large museum. It's hard to see how cruel humans are. Very informative.

1  Thank Einav Y
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