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Museo Storico Della Tortura

Via del Castello 1, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 942243
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Not Bad

We bought tickets with the intent of seeing both this museum and the death museum. We toured this... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2016
bleum00n812
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Rockford, Illinois
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Fascinating!

Loved every horrifying moment. A fascinating display of actual instruments and how they were used... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2016
Michelle P
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Sydney, Australia
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
14 Mar 2016
“Not Bad”
10 Mar 2016
“Fascinating!”
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Via del Castello 1, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

We bought tickets with the intent of seeing both this museum and the death museum. We toured this one and it was very nice to be able to read everything in English and they also had explanations. There were so very sad and graphic things...More

Thank bleum00n812
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Loved every horrifying moment. A fascinating display of actual instruments and how they were used. Humans are just awful.

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

We were driving from Florence to Siena and I saw signs for the museum and made us stop. It was great! The little town is super cute too!

Thank Mean P
Reviewed 6 July 2015

We saw this place just off the main square and instantly our 10 year old wanted to view this display. Entry cost was approx 13 euro for t1 adult and one child. Very informative and a great display of all kinds of weird items some...More

Thank varney4
Reviewed 3 July 2015

This is a small museum that takes about an hour to go through thoroughly. It has descriptions of all the torture devices, and although helpful, some were difficult to read because of the uses of the objects! There was a small ticket fee, but you...More

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 15 December 2014

This museum is not for everyone. Many of the depictions of torture are very life-like (which means gruesome in this context!). But they have done a wonderful job of displaying an amazing array of torture tactics, equipment, philosophy, etc. They say you can tour through...More

1  Thank Jim K
Reviewed 25 August 2014

I went into this museum with friends on a whim and I'm glad I did. If anything, it reassured me that I was definitely born in the right century. Some of the methods of torture on display I'd never heard of at all and I'm...More

1  Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 6 August 2014

The most important thing about this museum was that it made me think. Firstly one looks at the inhumanity of man in days past, but then you realise that many of these things still happen today in a 'civilised' world but that it is numbed...More

Thank Antalyaman
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Never see such a comprehensive array of torture instruments, some we had never heard of before. Awful to believe people actually carried out these gruesome and awful tortures on other human beings. Worth the entrance fee though.

Thank Soula50
Reviewed 8 July 2014

It was a nice respite from the hot crowded streets, but the price seemed a little steep for the self guided tour. The exhibits are very thorough, and creepy. It was the first thing we told people about when we got home.

Thank 43_Sarah_43
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