Museo della Tortura di Volterra, Volterra
(3.5/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
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  • A nice Museum of torture with many tools: guillotine, chastity belts with nails, Chair, etc the visit lasts an hour or so but the sore point from my perspective is paying for 2 adults and 2 children (children up to 10 years because) 28 euro ...
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  • First time I enter a Museum of torture and the exit I was taking a pretty angst reading and seeing all that man was able to think and invent. There are no words. Admission fee for 8 euros per person. Museum well maintained with lots of equipment where it explains what was and how they were used.
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  • "Every man has within himself the ability to choose between good and evil, a tendency to be Angel or bestia...la story of the beast is that human misery and cruelty" an intro that fits perfectly with the atrocities of torture instruments of this museum. Visit interesting, might have been more engaging with the help of a guide. Recommended
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  • Interesting museum, very gruesome. All exhibits are described in Italian and English
  • The Museum is not huge but well worth a visit if you are near the Centre of Volterra. The objects on display are not plentiful but the written explanations are quite detailed and in multiple languages. For visiting serves an hour or so and admission is 8 euros. Dogs can get in.
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  • Small but nice hotel, a bit expensive the ticket. Things on display seem to reproductions, however good workmanship. (I found the same Museum in San Gimignano). Accurate descriptions of the tools and methods of torture.
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  • Interesting Museum, I confirm the small size, but deserves much for explanations month available, affordable price.
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  • A small museum in the heart of Volterra, but very rich in original instruments of torture, accompanied by exhaustive tabs that explain operation, motivations of use and consequences. Even the atmosphere created inside the Museum is suitable to the theme exposed. I highly recommend a visit to anyone who tour to Volterra
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