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Le Musee de la Torture de Carcassone, Carcassonne
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Learn how our predecessors got "confessions" out of religious prisoners at Le Musee de la Torture de Carcassone. This small museum is dedicated to the inhumane torture devices and methods used during the Holy Inquisition. The instruments on display forced unfortunate captives to convert or die. It's a good stop for people interested in religious history, forensics, or the chronology of man's inhumanity to man. Add Le Musee de la Torture de Carcassone and other attractions to your Carcassonne trip itinerary using our Carcassonne trip generator.
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  • A bit expensive for what there was see. It is interesting to see some objects that were formerly used to torture, but that's all. enough viellaut with the 2nd part of the not very interesting visit...
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  • A series of rooms with manikins in dodgy outfits, a few "interesting" torture devices and whilst the museum does convey how vile human being used to be to each other (Not unlike the middle east today)...  more »
  • Yesterday my boyfriend and I visited carcassone. We are entering this Museum, so for 2 tickets asked us 19 euros, when the toulouse in important museums was free to be students. Pay this whopping amount of money to see models bad mounted from the tortures of the Inquisition, with bad translations to the Spanish. Besides being very small. Offer you to go to another Museum in the same street, which is more ridiculous even. A House with open semi with Dummies lying, simulating a jail, laughter. Truly a great loss of money and time, if you want to check about the tortures of the Inquisition, certainly on the internet come better.
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