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Tortureum - Museum of Torture

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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...more
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Ulica Pavla Radica 14 | 1st Floor, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The good: The receptionist speaks English. The provide visitors with a tablet, each exhibition has an NFC tag and sticking the tablet onto the tags display information about the objects. The tablet can display information in several languages. The less good: There isn't as much...More

Thank Soongu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After having to endure the rude lady at the ticket counter, we entered into 2 small dark rooms filled with replicas of instruments of torture. Hard to fathom the types of people who came up with these barbaric ways of inflicting pain. Though small, it...More

Thank kylie1967
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A room full of orifice obsessed implements of torture is something that has to be seen to be believed. Five stars from me.

Thank Chrissymonster001
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Basically there is only two rooms and they are small at that and in view of the exhibits it would take you no longer then half an hour to view

1  Thank humerous60
Reviewed 12 September 2018

I really enjoyed the museum. It is a small one, with only 28 pieces. Some explanations were repeted (we don't really learn more things this way). Didn't accepted my student card, they only accept partners universities (should mention this on the site).

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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

My impression of a museum is that it is a collection of historical artefacts. This is indeed a collection of quite a wide variety of torture items but they are all replicas. The museum consists of 2 rooms and you are given a tablet which...More

1  Thank Alexandria F
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Whoever created this museum put a lot of effort into having a wide variety of ancient torture devices replicated. The museum is quite small and the interior is very, very dark (therefore it is extremely difficult to take photos). The ipad-like device that you are...More

Thank jameskul
Muzej T, Manager at Tortureum - Museum of Torture, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Well, it is hard to expect that anyone will feel good, happy or full of life when ends the tour throuh Tortureum. Tortureum is a torture museum. Nothing else. Size of museum is not a big one, but sometimes size really doesn’t matter at all,...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

The museum is kind of small, but there are still a lot of fascinating torturing devices exhibited there. You also get a tablet so you can “scan” the items for additional information and videos. And the scary music is just the cherry on the top...More

Thank Sandra F
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

I was there yesterday with my family, and we were disappointed. There wasn't that much to look at and it was over in 10 minutes.

Thank MartinK3200
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We visited here with our young kids despite knowing it probably wasn't the best of ideas. Unfortunately the museum was on the small side compared to others we have visited in other places in Europe, but it was well done. As others have mentioned, you...More

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