Torture Museum, Prague
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At Torture Museum, inspect instruments, such as the Iron Maiden, which those in power once used to get confessions and information from their enemies. The museum's collection features more than 60 medieval instruments. Look for the noisemaker's fife--a metal collar used to punish bad musicians--or iron masks in the shapes of monsters that were worn by women accused of witchcraft. The exhibit also includes a rack, an interrogation seat with spikes, a Spanish tickle, and many other gruesome and bizarre devices. This museum is not recommended for visitors with weak stomachs. To visit Torture Museum on your holiday in Prague, and find out what else Prague has to offer, use our Prague vacation trip planner.
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A collection of several medieval torture instruments with explanation in several languages. Humanity is scary...
One should always remember not only a country's history, but also the examples of its dark past on a journey in search of truth and progress. The whole exposition is collected and arranged with great ... read more »
For a fee of few euros definitely worth it. We wandered here for a couple hours in horror, the actual items and well written info about them really stick to ones mind. It's a bit contradictory that ba... read more »
Definitely worth the visit as entry ticket only 150 Kc. They have good variety and sizes of torture instruments from smallest to the most scary. Also all instruments have a picture to show the method of torture and explained in 5 languages including english, spanish, german, french, cesky etc. Excellent for both education purpose and also to just get scary feel of torure we see only in movies
Waste of time and money! It's very tiny museum and not that interesting even for 6 Euro. It's just 3 floors with couple of rooms on each. You'll not find most of the scenes from the website photo gallery, it just fakes. I even doesn't think that all the items are real and genuine. More likely they were made nowadays from pictures and books.
Definitely worth checking this museum out. It's got 3 floors of unbelievable devices and descriptions of when and how they were used
The collection of apparatus is some comprehensive and the description of each torture apparatus is very informative. This museum however is unsuitable for those who hate disgusting things.
Interesting place, full of inspiration... :)
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