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Museo della Tortura

Chiasso del Bargello | Presso Piazza del Campo, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 41999
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Creepy and interesting

My 14-year old son and I decided to pop into this museum on a whim today when we walked by and... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
CAChris33
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Lakeville, Minnesota
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Great teaching experience.

I found this place on Tripadvisor and thought I'd take my Study Abroad class. We went a couple... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2016
Steven D
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Chiasso del Bargello | Presso Piazza del Campo, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

My 14-year old son and I decided to pop into this museum on a whim today when we walked by and happened upon it. We spent an hour or so looking at the displays and reading the thorough descriptions. This is not a wax museum-type...More

2  Thank CAChris33
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

I found this place on Tripadvisor and thought I'd take my Study Abroad class. We went a couple weeks ago. Yes it was beyond disturbing. It was also one of the highlights of a 5-country trip. It provided ample examples for discussion. My course is...More

2  Thank Steven D
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Worth a visit if you haven't been to this type of museum before. Otherwise the articles on show are similar to elsewhere. Interesting tho; a vast array of torture instruments too see. And you can touch a lot of them too. Would recommend but as...More

1  Thank BushbabyStaci
Tor768, Direttore at Museo della Tortura, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2016
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Grazie per aver avuto il tempo e soprattutto la voglia di voler visitare il Museo della Tortura. Cordialmente la salutiamo....More

Reviewed 2 November 2015

I stumbled on this little gem right off Il Campo and decided to give it a try. It was absolutely fascinating. 200 original torture machines and implements with excellent descriptions of when, how and where they were used, and for what types of crimes or...More

1  Thank Betsy B
mob768, Direttore at Museo della Tortura, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2015
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Grazie per la sua visita. Siamo lieti che il museo Le abbia fornito interessanti spunti di riflessione su di un...More

Reviewed 27 October 2015

OK place to visit if you want to scare the daylights out of your kids. It's hard not to be fascinated by the history of the "inhumane"More

1  Thank Betsy M
mob768, Direttore at Museo della Tortura, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2015
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La ringraziamo per la sua visita presso il nostro museo. Con umiltà il museo della Tortura comprende che possa suscitare...More

Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

I paid 10 euro to get in the museum. The woman at the front was very nice. You are allowed as much time as you want and it is usually not crowded. It is true to its name providing facts about torture used centuries ago.More

1  Thank Angela W
mob768, Direttore at Museo della Tortura, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2015
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La ringraziamo per aver dedicato il suo tempo a raccontare della sua esperienza presso il nostro museo di Siena. Cordiali...More

Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Interesting museum. Vast array of human torture mechanisms. You can browse for 10 mins or read all the interesting stories from the centuries past, takes a good hour or more to see and read everything. The info is in english as well😆. Not spooky but...More

2  Thank Barry L
mob768, Direttore at Museo della Tortura, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2015
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Come avrà avuto modo di vedere attraverso la sua visita, la storia della stupidità, dell'idiozia, del fanatismo, della cieca obbedienza,...More

Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Brilliant way to spend an hour or so and makes a nice change from wandering round cathedrals and museums in Italy. Really fascinating and disturbing at the same time. Not done cheesily either, just good old fashioned imagination required here!

2  Thank Polly F
mob768, Direttore at Museo della Tortura, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2015
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La ringraziamo per aver dedicato il suo tempo a lasciare la sua sincera opinione. La salutiamo cordialmente. Museo della tortura.

Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Very interesting place, all very authentic and thrilling, not fancy, no frightening music or lights, just the place itself with all the torture instruments and detailed explanations. After a while one realizes it all happened there at the place. And that all those instruments were...More

1  Thank 958gillia
mob768, Direttore at Museo della Tortura, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2015
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Grazie.

Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

We were looking for something unique to see while in Siena and this fit the bill. Good balance between descriptions and pictures. Not overwhelming but still disturbing. Kids found it fascinating as did I. Glad we went.

1  Thank cantravellor
mob768, Direttore at Museo della Tortura, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2015
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Grazie da parte del museo della Tortura.

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