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Museo de la Inquisicion

Calle Las Lindas 1, 39330, Santillana del Mar, Spain
+34 942 84 02 73
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Name is misleading, it's a pretty hardcore torture museum.

I, my wife, our 11 year old son and 9 year old daughter all visited this museum in the middle of... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Snohomish, Washington
Torture from the past.. Not inquisition!

This museum is right in the middle of the old part of Santillana Del Mar. It is quite small but... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2016
Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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Calle Las Lindas 1, 39330, Santillana del Mar, Spain
+34 942 84 02 73
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

I, my wife, our 11 year old son and 9 year old daughter all visited this museum in the middle of Santillana. While it is labeled as the Museum of the Inquisition, we learned very little about the Inquisition but a lot about torture devices...More

2  Thank jbrums
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This museum is right in the middle of the old part of Santillana Del Mar. It is quite small but full of interesting examples of torture equipment. All of the information is in both Spanish and English which is great. The torture implements show that...More

Thank Kev_235
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Gruesome stuff, you will want to read the details of each piece of apparatus with one eye closed. The next item more terrible as you move on. Not for the feint hearted. I did not know how many places you could stick a sharp object...More

1  Thank Terry G
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We decided to look round this museum as the weather had changed! It's a small museum but has lots of information about past and present torture procedures, gruesome at times! Factual displays with photos. Not everyone's idea of fun but interesting.

Thank Linda7491
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Spent a long time here reading about barbarity. The exhibits are excellent and clearly explained in English and Spanish. Our capacity for invention and ingenuity to produce items and methods of utmost cruelty is rawly explained and displayed.

Thank Enobarbus3
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Horrible torture machines and devices. If you go ... prepare to see things that will stay in your mind forever. Shocking things that people have done and continue to do to one another. Very upsetting and I consider myself a tough guy....

Thank TomLaw
Reviewed 14 May 2016

I decided to pop in here on a recent visit to Santillana del Mar. Probably would have been better to view it after lunch. A wee bit disturbing.

Thank Tony_le_Blanc
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

The evil ways humanity has devised to inflict pain and torture on one another is horrifying - the display of numerous weapons of torture with clear descriptions in multiple languages gave us all the chills and wary of not inviting any of these rituals into...More

1  Thank CrackleNz
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Not your usual happy vacation adventure but you will see what people have been capable of in the name of their beliefs. Not to over sell the visit but it has impacted our lives.

1  Thank 3rdOregon
Reviewed 29 December 2015

We arrived at 1.30 pm at the museum only to find it closed. The schedule on the door claimed it is open until 2.00 pm. We asked a nearby shop tenant who confirmed it was supposed to be open. We had lunch close to the...More

Thank Joumana H
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