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Museo de la Inquisicion, Santillana del Mar

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3.3/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web
Not for the faint of heart, Museo de la Inquisicion provides artifacts and information describing the methods of torture and capital punishment used in the Spanish Inquisition. Study more than 70 objects used to torture Jews, Muslims, Protestants, and those whom the tribunals accused of anti-Catholic offenses. Read (and be horrified by) the information displayed next to the equipment. This museum may not be suitable for children. Add Museo de la Inquisicion and other attractions to your Santillana del Mar trip itinerary using our Santillana del Mar family vacation planner.
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  • When you stay a little longer in Santillana, you should definitely visit this museum. You get, for example, where the expression ' the thumb screws ' comes from.
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  • Nice Museum! with for once a little french and even if all those torture images are appalling there is always constant sadism of the human race! A complement to the visit of the medieval village or the Museum
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  • The Museum is "curious", entertaining and quick view, and serves to complete the visit in Santillana del Mar.
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  • The English translation was tedious to read and only made sense half the time. Factually incorrect descriptions especailly the claims of some torture devices are still in use today. Haphazardly put together. Fun but didn't learn much.
  • Very interesting topic, but it could do with a guide of some kind instead of artifacts with explanations attached- some kind of narrative would be great. Still very good, affordable, and with good hours.
  • It has all the tools and machines that made inquisition a nightmare. Although the Iron Lady was under restauration wen we visit it...
  • Nice place to visit if you are around and only if you have strong stomach
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