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Tortureum - Museum of Torture

Ulica Pavla Radica 14 | 1st Floor, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
+385 1 6459 803
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The Museum of Torture - TORTUREUM offers an insight into its unique collection of various instruments of torture and execution that have been employed since the ancient times to the present day. The Museum vividly depicts the notion of violence throughout history, with over 70 full-scale instruments of torture, which even the thought of chilled people to the bone.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The price might be a little steep considering the size and number of items in the museum. However, it was very informative and scary! With a nice touch added for the closed room (no spoilers so I'm not gonna elaborate). Not for the faint hearted.

Thank Shen W
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

The museum is not bad, but it's very small. Altogether, maybe around 50 exhibits in two and a half small rooms. Plenty of items are copies. It's a good thing that they give you a tablet on the entrance that serves as a guide. Sounds...More

Thank Boris M
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

It was 100kn for our family of 5 (~$16.50). It's pretty small, just a couple of rooms. the rooms are kept dark to up the scary factor. You are given an iPad that you use to scan the items and then you can read about...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

This Museum was a real eye-opener and the cruelty of the people doing the torture is hard to comprehend. How anyone can be so cruel is beyond me. However it is worth a visit, you have to be prepared for what you see.

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

The museum itself was very interesting and the it's as well but as we were a little freaked by the morbidity of the items and the history behind them we concluded it was a little to dark and the scary music was a little to...More

Thank Heiða I
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Quite an informative and thought provoking museum. You can't help but feel for the poor people in history who suffered these awlful punishments. You have an electronic tablet which you carry around providing you more details of each piece in your own language. It is...More

Thank Ky13L
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

This was one of the more expensive museums but it was well worth it. It isn't very large but there are a lot of items inside. You are given an Ipad to explain the history and use of every item. I found this very educational...More

Thank Ana G
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Imagine this was real used during some time ago, i'm so happy that i don't live on that time anymore, nice museum to visit

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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Interesting displays and liked the tablet you got to take around, that explained everything . It was quite a small museum and not well lit. It takes maybe an hour to get around, but worth a visit

Thank Sheridan C
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

A small museum but interesting. I pads help to give information about the displays as you walk about.

Thank Anne F
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