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Museum of Historic Torture Devices

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Gruesome Place

I heard about this museum before and thought it would be cool to see. It was gruesome and... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
Champlin, Minnesota
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Interesting & gruesome not for kids under 12

I remember my parents taking me to this when it was part of the wax museum years ago. It is now a... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Mary G
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2 Jun 2018
“Gruesome Place”
26 Jul 2018
“Good fun”
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...more
305 Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-1592
+1 630-628-9696
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

I enjoyed it as well as my husband. It was a small place but no complaints from us. It was enjoyable and inexpensive.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

This place is very small . Not a lot to look at a few torture things that my or my not be true that have been used in the past . If I could go back in time I wouldn’t have wasted my money on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

it was only 7.99 to get in and what they had was hardly any real authentic things to look at. there where two very small rooms of things to look at

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Steve N
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

I heard about this museum before and thought it would be cool to see. It was gruesome and disturbing. Not my top choice.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I remember my parents taking me to this when it was part of the wax museum years ago. It is now a smaller attraction yet still very interesting without the scenes of torture with the wax figures as before. The reason I say it is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mary G
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Like most things in the Dell's it's cheesey. LOL. That's what we came for the strange attractions and water parks

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Kathy F
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place while walking downtown, it was neat and worth checking out. We all found it interesting.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank C5963ZSjessicas
Reviewed 21 July 2017 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.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank acudadude
Reviewed 3 July 2017

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

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 26 May 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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Dennis N
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31 December 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!