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“Do not waste your money ....”

Museo Storico Della Tortura
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Reviewed 31 December 2013

What a stupid museum. In San Gimignano you're going to find a lot of interesting thing, but not this museum. All the machines are rebuilt, there's nothing original and you're going to find the same museum in Siena and Volterra too!! It's suitable for children.

1  Thank Susan W
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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

Thank Lalla1969
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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.

Thank Carrie J
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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.

2  Thank SnorkellingJeff
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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!

2  Thank Awilda M
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