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Torture Museum

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Address: Celetna 558/12, Prague 110 00, Czech Republic
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+420 224 282 483
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Interesting visit

Came across this museum while walking around Prague. It was a bit of a rainy day, so we decided to check it out. It was an interesting way to pass 1-2 hours indoors. It's a... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 December 2016
ClancK
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Burlington, Canada
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Manchester
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154 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in to kill time before our departure. It was ok but the lighting was so poor and we struggled to see a lot of the information relating to the displays.

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Thank Biche4
Manchester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was ok, a very small museum which has been designed well to give you a tour in the dungeons of torture, not the biggest display but gives you something different to see on your city break, doesn't quite give you the cultural experience of the city though.

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Thank WendK16
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For the cost of 160 koruna for an adult this is definitely worth it! Really quirky and grim but also very interesting and entertaining! Right near the old town square it's not out of the way! Just a good way to kill an hour and see one of the less traditional attractions of Prague! Go for it!

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Thank WookieAlex
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The museum was 160k each, about £5.30gdp. The museum was quite small, and I'm not sure it was worth the price. Despite taking time to read the plagues at each display ( all explation is in very small type in A4 frames in 5+ languages, so we found it difficult to read in the low lighting in the dungeon) we... More 

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Thank MMC224
St Albans, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

This was quite interesting but you had to read a lot to know what most of the artefacts were. Many of the photos and information on the walls was replicated and repeated. It wasn't always clear what the images and items were, they weren't all clearly labelled. Other than that it was a bit of fun and quite interesting. Doesn't... More 

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Thank Nicky L
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We popped in to kill some time before our flight home and all were seriously dissapointed. Promises of a torture museum was only a dark underground tunnel, where there wasn't any light to see any of the exhibits anyway. Save your money.

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Thank Sophie B
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

The ticket is 160 krona or 6 euro. But it's not worth going there. The description of torture equipments are not very clear and all that is already known from different films. I don't recommend.

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Thank Lusine M
Melbourne
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78 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We stopped into this museum to get out of the cold a while and were severely disappointed. It's very expensive to get into, and we were in and out within half an hour feeling ripped off. There are only 3 rooms or so, a bunch of fake looking torture devices, crappy mannequins and hard to read plaques with generic descriptions... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Came across this museum while walking around Prague. It was a bit of a rainy day, so we decided to check it out. It was an interesting way to pass 1-2 hours indoors. It's a self-guided tour, you can go at your own pace. Walk about the several floors, equipped with all kinds of torture devices and read the information... More 

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Thank ClancK
Prague, Czech Republic
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

You can see different tools of torture in dark basement. You can hear someone screaming there. Not really terrific nor interesting.

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