Museo della Tortura di San Gimignano, San Gimignano

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Spine-chillingly creepy, Museo della Tortura di San Gimignano features a collection of medieval torture instruments. This attractions focuses on criminology, criminal law, and the medieval inquisition period, while a nearby sister museum concentrates on the death penalty. Exhibits explore the procedures commonly followed to eradicate the devil in men and women suspected of being guilty of heresy or witchcraft. Wax figures bring the pain and suffering to life on a walking tour of over 100 torture instruments from all over Europe and dating back to the 16th and 17th centuries. To visit Museo della Tortura di San Gimignano and other attractions in San Gimignano, use our San Gimignano trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • This is more like a demonstration exhibit than a museum. The various devices have very clear discussions of how they were and, in many cases, are still used today. They have techniques from throughout...  more »
  • A beautiful museum inside sangimignano, it is divided into two places with different topics both very interested. Definitely a place to visit if you pass by San Gimignano
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