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Museo della Tortura

Chiasso del Bargello | Presso Piazza del Campo, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 41999
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Museum of Torture

Last week I visited this museum in Siena. At the ticket office you will find Claudia, a very sweet... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Maddalena1958
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Marina di Carrara
Family visit to torture museum

Saw the conflicting reviews of this place but family all keen to go, including teenage kids, and... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Stephen23456
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Melbourne, Australia
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Chiasso del Bargello | Presso Piazza del Campo, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Last week I visited this museum in Siena. At the ticket office you will find Claudia, a very sweet person, and rich with knowledge of the site and of the city.The ticket is 10 € and it is worth it. I stayed for a good...More

1  Thank Maddalena1958
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Saw the conflicting reviews of this place but family all keen to go, including teenage kids, and all enjoyed the macabre exhibits and history.

Thank Stephen23456
Tor768, Direttore at Museo della Tortura, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Thank you!

Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I was amazed by the previous 2 negative reviews. This is a professional historical and honest presentation of torture instruments. It's impressive and disturbing as the exhibits remind us that the modern equivalents of these instruments are in use today. Any student of history would...More

2  Thank johnStaBarbara
Tor768, Direttore at Museo della Tortura, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017
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Grazie! :)

Reviewed 28 May 2017

Room after room of torture-to-death devices primarily use on woman. It was depressing and not worth the 10 euros. An 8-13 year old boy might like it.More

Thank Montie-Don R
Tor768, Direttore at Museo della Tortura, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017
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Ciao e grazie per la visita. Non è nostra intenzione far perdere tempo alla vita delle persone...ma sono i nostri...More

Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is in no sense a museum, it is only trap for sadistic (and very ingenuous) tourists, as you can judge also from a very quick lookMore

Thank SomenziG
Tor768, Direttore at Museo della Tortura, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2016

A MUST SEE.... We have no intention of venturing into disquisitions on torture in these few lines, an intention that would be as presumptuosus as futile; instead we shall confine ourselves to a few subjective observations. It is a serious mistake to think of torture...More

Reviewed 17 October 2016

Don't know how thes chain of "museums" continues to exist at fine tourist locations. Not worth the fairly hefty entry fee.More

Thank Barrett R
Tor768, Direttore at Museo della Tortura, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2016

"ON TORTURE, PAST AND PRESENT" Today the people are torturated by thousands and in such a sophisticated manner that is impossible to appreciate that it is torture, in fact. But torture, it is torture come will in no matter what guise. We thought that, nowadays,...More

Reviewed 27 September 2016

We visited this museum with our son (9 year old). It was very interesting and he was very intrigued by all these methods to torture people. IT was great for him and more interesting than historic buildings. It's a little pricey though.

Thank BineQ
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The incredibly imaginitive barbarism of the many ancient instruments of torture on display, some of which are still used by some countries today, will leave you disturbed but enlightened. Very interesting place to visit.

1  Thank Damianobianco
Reviewed 1 September 2016

If you have just few hours in Siena don't waste your time here because you have so many great things to see and to taste, like the Duomo, Palazzo Comunale and all the historical centre.

Thank Alex F
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

An OK museum in two levels with detailed information about ways to inflict pain and death. However the fee is far too expensive for the size, max half an hour of entertainment. About 10 euro per person

Thank Daniel K
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