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Le Musee de la Torture de Carcassone

11000 Carcassonne, France
+33 6 03 84 13 86
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Very informative museum

This museum is worth a visit. The attendant (a middle aged lady) was very pleasant. This is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carlos V
Dallas, Texas, United States
Almost a scam

Sure you got to see life size replicas of instruments of torture, but the entire museum was so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Daniel R
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3 weeks ago
“Not for the fainthearted”
16 Feb 2017
“A little bizzare”
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11000 Carcassonne, France
+33 6 03 84 13 86
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is worth a visit. The attendant (a middle aged lady) was very pleasant. This is a very frightening museum of all the atrocities people can do on the name of religion. It was more informative than the museum of the Chateau and the...More

1  Thank Carlos V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sure you got to see life size replicas of instruments of torture, but the entire museum was so poorly put together it felt like a scam to be charged €9.50 (more than visiting the inner castle and ramparts). You're not allowed to take pictures and...More

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was interesting in a historical sense if somewhat gruesome. Not done in a particularly high tech or professional way.

Thank m D
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Not exactly funny but quite educative when judging todays punishment and torture methods in various parts around the world

Thank Loket40
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I should have stuck with my first reaction when we got here, but after a fabulous castle tour 16 euros, we had to spend 19euros to enter this ridiculous garden shed full of sad relics! What a total mistake. The castle tour took us 2...More

1  Thank Bagg21
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Sadly this is just total rubbish and a complete waste of money. The owners need to either invest in this exhibition properly or close it down, the worst part was that our 5 star hotel, De la Cite and also the local tourism office recommended...More

1  Thank johnny150
Reviewed 27 March 2017

A museum with information on the persecution of the Cathars by the Catholic Church; with some rather grim exhibits showing you how the Catholic Inquisition tortured those who dared to disagree with the Pope!

Thank Francis T
Reviewed 25 February 2017

It's embarrassingly poor. The 'exhibits' are not even genuine, looks like some DIY person has done it - not worth a visit if it were free. save 9 euro don't go

2  Thank Ralph R
Reviewed 17 February 2017

A strange place to visit yet informative. As to the authenticity of the displays I wonder. Quite disturbing that people can think of creating these types of things

Thank almago6
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

All the museum is about torture. None of the artifacts is real. All reproductions. Super expensive and not worth at all. Tourist trap. Lowert point of our visit to Carcassonne, that otherwise was very good.

1  Thank ifitsrusteditsmine
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