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Museo de la Inquisicion

Calle Las Lindas 1, 39330, Santillana del Mar, Spain
+34 942 84 02 73
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Some of it is a bit gruesome, it's all very interesting. Amazing what happened in the name of God... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
Dennis C
Barnsley, United Kingdom
via mobile
pure torture

This is a small museum but well worth the visit. Its a bit gruesome when you stop and think what... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
Madrid, Spain
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Calle Las Lindas 1, 39330, Santillana del Mar, Spain
+34 942 84 02 73
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Some of it is a bit gruesome, it's all very interesting. Amazing what happened in the name of God? And still is .

Thank Dennis C
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This is a small museum but well worth the visit. Its a bit gruesome when you stop and think what people did/do to eachother, but that doesnt stop you being curious and imagining how people can stomach causing such pain, not to mention the ones...More

Thank simonjohnspicer
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit if you happen to be in the town. The entry fee is far more reasonable than similar museums I have been to. Limited exhibitions but a good way to pass an hour if your happen to be visiting for the day.

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This place is packed with exhibits (some 'authentic' but most newly made) showing how ghastly we can be to each others. Interesting was to read about the torture methods still in use today.

Thank Arne S
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We spent at least a hour walking up and down the road trying to find this museum. Eventually we went to the Tourist Office to be told that it is closed and will not open again until after December 2016.

Thank KathB51
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I, my wife, our 11 year old son and 9 year old daughter all visited this museum in the middle of Santillana. While it is labeled as the Museum of the Inquisition, we learned very little about the Inquisition but a lot about torture devices...More

2  Thank jbrums
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This museum is right in the middle of the old part of Santillana Del Mar. It is quite small but full of interesting examples of torture equipment. All of the information is in both Spanish and English which is great. The torture implements show that...More

Thank Kev_235
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Gruesome stuff, you will want to read the details of each piece of apparatus with one eye closed. The next item more terrible as you move on. Not for the feint hearted. I did not know how many places you could stick a sharp object...More

1  Thank Terry G
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We decided to look round this museum as the weather had changed! It's a small museum but has lots of information about past and present torture procedures, gruesome at times! Factual displays with photos. Not everyone's idea of fun but interesting.

Thank Linda7491
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Spent a long time here reading about barbarity. The exhibits are excellent and clearly explained in English and Spanish. Our capacity for invention and ingenuity to produce items and methods of utmost cruelty is rawly explained and displayed.

Thank Enobarbus3
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