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Torture Museum

Citadel, Sighisoara 545400, Romania
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Tiny Room...

It's a very very small room! Beware of your head when walking through the doors! It is very cheap... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
Glastonbury, Connecticut
Not much to see

There's just one room and serious your wasting your time and money - dont bother. Only a few items... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Barry M
Perth, Australia
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“torture room” (2 reviews)
“dungeon” (2 reviews)
“chamber” (2 reviews)
Citadel, Sighisoara 545400, Romania
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

It's a very very small room! Beware of your head when walking through the doors! It is very cheap to see this torture room; however it is interesting to see! Though it really is 1 very small room with a few things in glass cages...More

Thank LauraNiko21
Reviewed 10 August 2017

There's just one room and serious your wasting your time and money - dont bother. Only a few items poor displayed

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This attraction consists of a single chamber with some torture implements and short descriptions of the procedures. According to the descriptions, this chamber was not actually where the torture was administered, but a prison cell. Entrance is cheap, expect to spend no more than 5...More

Thank radulfr
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

A very small museum as it's part of the Clock Tower, History Museum for only 24 Lei per person. But it's gruesome with the hangman's noose, chopping block and executioner's sword, the various iron and steel contraptions for breaking hands, fingers and legs. All in...More

Thank Bluesphynx
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a visit to Sighisoara Torture Museum. It's quite small but definitely unique! Lots of dark rooms, dungeons and grisly instruments of torture! Spiky chairs, mace, racks and stuff you'd hardly believe people were capable of imagining. I'm surprised at the mixed reviews here...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Models show how the torture tools were used. It is amazing how they have managed to amass all the torture tools.

Thank Christine T
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Visited as a group ticket with the clock tower as I would have been disappointed to pay for this alone. One small room with a few old torture devices and not much else.

Thank TravelBugDW
Reviewed 3 October 2016

not very impressing but still can feed the curiosity. they have 2-3 authentic objects but most of the objects inside are recently done. It is interesting reading the type of tortures applied at that ancient time.

Thank Andaleckt C
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is a ripoff if you paid separately for this imo. It's one tiny little room with a few torture instruments. This should have been included in the main clock tower admission. If you are going to see the weapon collection then get the tick...More

1  Thank Patrick C
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Not much to see really. It is a little bit confusing, people think it is the entrance to the Clock Tour.

Thank Dancuta C
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