Museum of Medieval Instruments of Torture

Viru tänav 1, Kesklinna linnaosa, Tallinn

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The museum displays the story of instruments and practices used in Medieval history and beyond (from 15th until 19th century) in Western Europe to extract information from those suspected of wrongdoing. It includes more than 50 exhibits with illustrations and descriptions and is displayed with great visual impact. Besides cognitive virtues it entails deep reflection and it encourages the audience to take a second view of the human nature. Illusrtative engravings and historical explanetion in English, Estonian, Italian, Russian, Finish, German, French, Spanish, Polish.

Times and prices

Is open every day: 10:00 - 19:00

  • Adult:

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    8 €
  • Pensioner:

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    6 €
  • University student:

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    6 €
  • School student:

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    6 €
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Features and amenities
  • Pets allowed

Getting there
Access
  • Signposted
  • On foot only
Stops nearby
Bus: Viru
Tram: Viru
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Reviews
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StuartM1982

StuartM1982

Something a bit different, and an interesting visit.

I disagree with some of the reviews that say it is only a 5 minute visit. Although only a small place, if you go round, look at everything and read the detailed information thoroughly it can easily...

Duroniel

Duroniel

A bit pricey

We had some time to kill in Tallinn and decided to go to this museum. The price was a bit high at 8 Euros per adult, but it was an interesting place to spend the time. If you take the time to read...

Theodor85

Theodor85

Well overpaid

Interesting to see the very few stuff inside, all replicas of course with som pics on the walls which you can find on google, 8€ for an adult is way over realistic price for a 10 minutes of walking...

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