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Museum of Historic Torture Devices

305 Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-1592
+1 630-628-9696
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Interesting & gruesome not for kids under 12

I remember my parents taking me to this when it was part of the wax museum years ago. It is now a... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Mary G
via mobile
kids had to see it

Like most things in the Dell's it's cheesey. LOL. That's what we came for the strange attractions... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Kathy F
Jacksonville, Illinois
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The Museum of Historic Torture Devices provides a look into the darkest chapters in human history. View several torture devices and descriptions of the barbaric ways they were used. Admission also includes access to the special exhibit: John Wayne Gacy- "Torture King of Chicago". The Museum of Historic Torture Devices is located in Downtown Wisconsin Dells. Open daily mid-June through Labor Day and weekends only in Spring & Fall.
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305 Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-1592
+1 630-628-9696
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I remember my parents taking me to this when it was part of the wax museum years ago. It is now a smaller attraction yet still very interesting without the scenes of torture with the wax figures as before. The reason I say it is...More

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Like most things in the Dell's it's cheesey. LOL. That's what we came for the strange attractions and water parks

Thank Kathy F
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place while walking downtown, it was neat and worth checking out. We all found it interesting.

Thank C5963ZSjessicas
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Museum is very small and many of the displays are very fake and cheesy. The admission was 7 dollars but it was actually worth 3 dollars. We went on a hot day and it had no AC. Save your money.

Thank acudadude
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We liked to see the interesting variety of devices. It is not very large but had a lot of information.

Thank Colleen M
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Did not know for sure what to expect. Had been there several times before, but they were always closed. They had a special price the day we were there. It is actually quite large, with lots of displays and a lot of information. I could...More

Thank Dennis N
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We checked this place out purely out of curiosity. It is full of information and things to look at. Definitely something to do if you need to kill some time.

Thank Joshua D
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This place took maybe 10 minutes to walk through, if I didn't read everything it would have been maybe 2 minutes. Waste of money!

1  Thank rachaelw1352
Reviewed 4 August 2016

This is on Broadway, almost where you cannot see it- next to the mirror maze. It was 6.95 to get in - my teen daughter and I went. She loved it too. It's only 3 small rooms, but packed with info, pictures and many torture/death...More

2  Thank Brenda I
Reviewed 29 June 2016

This is a very interesting tour. In this museum, you are surrounded by torture devices of all times. Amazing (and sad)what terrible things humans do to each other. I think I would have enjoyed this museum more if the volume on the video and creepy...More

1  Thank Christina A
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31 December 2016|
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Response from WALLYWORLD53965 | Property representative |
Admission is $6.99 + tax. The Museum is now closed for the season and will reopen in the Spring!