Museo della Tortura di San Gimignano, San Gimignano

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
Spine-chillingly creepy, Museo della Tortura di San Gimignano features a collection of medieval torture instruments. This attractions focuses on criminology, criminal law, and the medieval inquisition period, while a nearby sister museum concentrates on the death penalty. Exhibits explore the procedures commonly followed to eradicate the devil in men and women suspected of being guilty of heresy or witchcraft. Wax figures bring the pain and suffering to life on a walking tour of over 100 torture instruments from all over Europe and dating back to the 16th and 17th centuries. To visit Museo della Tortura di San Gimignano and other attractions in San Gimignano, use our San Gimignano trip itinerary maker tool.
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  • Museo della Tortura is the typical museum about torture that always there is in medieval towns. It is located in San Gimignano, a wonderful medieval town in Tuscany Region, in the center of Italy...  more »
  • A very well presented museum of torture across the centuries. You pay 10 EUR per adult and 7 EUR reduced and get entrance into two torture museums in close distance. Everything is described in...  more »
  • What a great place. The torture equipment used back in the Good old days. The tools of Torture.
  • Small, but very interesting. All texts in English and a lot of drawings as well. Not for the faint of heart...

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