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Tortureum - Museum of Torture

Open Now: 11:00 - 19:00
Open today: 11:00 - 19:00
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I really enjoyed the museum. It is a small one, with only 28 pieces. Some explanations were repeted... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Passport592330
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After having to endure the rude lady at the ticket counter, we entered into 2 small dark rooms... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
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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 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small museum with an array of torture devices, but no discussion of where they were obtained, when they were used, why they were used, and when/why they stopped being used. Viewing all those instruments and learning what they do to the human body without a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

We went to the meseum as bought the Zagreb 365 Card and was listed as one main attraction and with discount. When getting to the meseum the woman on receptipon told us we needed to show an app associated with the card to use the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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).

Date of experience: September 2018
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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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank andiefluff
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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