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Museum of the Inquisition

Jr. Junin 548, Lima, Peru
+51 1 4287980
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It’s closed indefinitely

On the official website it does say it’s open but the whole place is closes when you get there. The... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Ingrid S
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It is closed for repairs

We went to see the inquisicion and were upset to find it was closed indefinitely. They are... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
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This grisly museum features the underground dungeons and torture chambers that were used to punish accused heretics.
  • Excellent31%
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  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
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Jr. Junin 548, Lima, Peru
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

On the official website it does say it’s open but the whole place is closes when you get there. The Congress is across the road. Definitely Uber in and around this area you will be the only tourist. Near the Congress it’s safe as there...More

Thank Ingrid S
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

We went to see the inquisicion and were upset to find it was closed indefinitely. They are repairing all the exhibition and will open in a couple of months. Sorry.

1  Thank Cuatrodivas
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

A major place to understand one of the dark sides of Spanish colonization : the inquisition and the sadistic methods which were implemented during this era...

Thank MBRAG
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

This place was grotesque and a little too realistic for my tastes, especially the torture rooms, but definitely explained a lot about the history. You will have a good feel for the inquisition in S America after this exhibit.

Thank ashley l
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

The evils of horrendous "religious" activities done "in the name of God." This museum reveals the horrible torture methods of the Inquisition as the made men confess to things they did not do to end the inflicted suffering. None of these evils should be in...More

Thank Richard T
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

There Was a lot of inquisition it was very inquisitioney and i had a lot of fun - build a wall to keep all the inquisition from the americans.

1  Thank Brody K
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

Get a guide to explain to you all the exhibitions. Horrible to see to what extent our religion took us (hated the torture devices). So happy that part of our religion is gone forever. Great for historians! The location is central, downtown Lima, and it...More

Thank Paisanita
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Reviewed 26 December 2016

You can see the machines and materials to torture in past time. It was terrible but real. You can understand the History and influences in Peru.

Thank Irineo K
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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Not worth the price of admission ($7). Interesting, but very few exhibits, I expected a lot better, especially the relevance of the inquisition in the Americas.

Thank Thomas R
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Interesting visit to understand more the story of Inquisition The location is very nice Be aware that most of the info is in Spanish

Thank Famille_uk
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