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Museo della Tortura

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Disturbing, but Good!

We made a quick stop here on our recent visit to Siena. I tried to avoid it, but my spouse was... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
michaelmartman
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San Francisco, California
Unexpected and gruesome

old by our driver than this hilltown was known for its Towers, Wine and Torture!!! We had no idea... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
Cjm819
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

My opinion is that you pay a lot of money and get to see a few things. Beter buy a book or watch movies on the internet. I won't do it again

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

We made a quick stop here on our recent visit to Siena. I tried to avoid it, but my spouse was fairly insistent, so, to avoid trouble I enthusiastically embraced the idea. Upon entering one immediately gets the feeling this is not going to be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank michaelmartman
Reviewed 17 October 2018

old by our driver than this hilltown was known for its Towers, Wine and Torture!!! We had no idea what to expect but for a few Euros we got to do a quick visit to the 2 torture museums . While totally gruesome to think...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

As we wandered the streets of this lovely little town we decided to pay a visit to this attraction. Pretty scary in the good old days but we enjoyed it.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank SandyFord16
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Being an enthusiast of the paranormal and dark things, when I saw the billboards about the torture museum, I couldn't resist. Tickets cost €10 for adults. There are several floors and rooms filled with torture devices, each with it's own description written in Italian, English,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank szamanthabear
Reviewed 27 July 2018

My two children (age 11 & 14) and I decided to go into this museum after wandering past during one of our evenings in Siena on our recent holiday. They persuaded me to go as they are always asking to go to the London Dungeons...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Phoebe15
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Yes. As other reviewers said there are two rooms that you can there is some stuff going on in there. But what do you expect. This place is probably 1000 years old. It was the Siena jail. It was crazy to see what our ancestors...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jrivvy
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Really impressive and interesting display of classic and medieval torture devices. Compliments to the lady working at the museum, who was very welcoming, took the time to explain the (free) mobile app and granted a student discount - while being non-Italian students. Definitely recommend to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank dejongerwin1989
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We thought this museum would be very touristy but were pleasantly surprised at how professionally the displays were set out and explained in Italian and English. If you have the time it is well worth the visit. A lot of reading but all really good...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Robliners
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Not easy to find but once inside it's gives a nice impression on the human race and how other humans were treated. There are about 8 rooms that give you the creeps. Some nice information but much is the same torture but than a bit...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Tor768, Direttore at Museo della Tortura, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you for visiting the Torture Museum. You walk through various parts of the old prison: a very real experience. You will leave with a real sense of how bleak life must have been in the old prison. Instruments speaks for themselves...Torture Museum is located...More

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