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Museo Storico Della Tortura
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Doha, Qatar
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75 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“interstesting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2013

Is not ideal to visit with the kids, but the museum is very interesting and gives a broad vision of the Middle Ages, customs and traditions of the time

Visited July 2013
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Minneapolis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Wow...glad I didn't live then!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2013

This is an excellent museum with a fascinating collection of ancient torture tools, excellently displayed with well-written information detailing the use of each apparatus. Very interesting historical information for every member of the family.

Visited June 2012
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Saskatoon
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“morbid but historically amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2012

While it will make you ill from the morbidity and leave you wanting to be sick, it is historically accurate and interesting to see how the medieval society managed their criminals and how they used religion as reason to maime and kill. Thank goodness this doesn't happen today in civilized countries. But the tour was worth the price and seeing original pieces and real history was enlightening. A must do for the sake of keeping a real perspective on how good life is today.

Visited October 2012
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Denver, Colorado, United States
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Who would have thought that torture was interesting?”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2012

If you don't have a weak stomach, this is a must-see. Torture of all kinds for all kinds of people for all kinds of reasons. From simple to devilish. See it and try to forget it before going to sleep that night!

Visited July 2012
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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Chilling tales”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2012

The museum of torture has some very chilling tales of torture. I took my 8-year-old son and my 18-year-old niece. My son loves creepy stuff and enjoyed this small museum but I think he did find a few of the descriptions a little scary. (Tried to shield him from a few of the more disturbing torture descriptions!) My niece was "creeped out"!

This is one of several fun things to see in beautiful San Gimignano!

I read it is best to go to SG in the afternoon after the bus tours leave and that is exactly what we did. Not too packed with people at all.

Visited June 2012
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