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Visit a historic WW2 bunker, face executioners or commiserate with your pilloried forefathers and watch the tortures in the dungeons. Middle Europe's biggest torture museum with more than 50 true-to-original exhibits combines information with scary...more
Location: West of the City
Price: 6E per adult or 4.5E with the Vienna Card.
This is a small museum which focuses on different torture devices used over the years, most of the displays are in German but you are given an English guide to...More
So we ended up here somewhat by accident. We had a miscommunication within our small group and came to this museum. But...I thought it was really interesting! Lots of painful devices to look at for a small museum.
They show some old torture-tools; sometimes there are puppets attached to the tools, so you get a better idea, how those tools worked.
It's a bit creepy, but not spooky and we've seen better torture-museums.
So it's nice to see; but we could not recommend...More
As we had a Vienna card we went in at a discounted rate of €4.50.
Informative staff and really interesting walkthrough. The descriptions on the wall are in German but an English guide is available at reception.
I'd recommend if you fancy something different or...More
For all the people saying bs about this place I have to politely disagree because I found it very fun. I'm bilingual so I could read the signs for each exhibit and learned a lot and my friend had the english translation. It is not...More
Very small museum you can finish in less than an hour. I have been to different torture museums and this was the least interesting one ever. Not worth the money. Vienna has so many museums, skip this one.
Vienna’s sixth district hosts high street shopping heaven and pedestrian area Mariahilfer Strasse. The weirdest local building is probably the city aquarium Haus des Meeres, housed in one of Vienna’s six remaining World War II defense towers, and topped with a rooftop bar that offers stunning views over Vienna and the centre. One of the most historic sites in the area is the passageway of 18th century Raimundhof with
its small shops and cafés. It leads from Mariahilfer Strasse to Windmühlgasse. For a glimpse into the world of early 19th century theater, visit Semperdepot, the former depository for theatre decoration, which now hosts art exhibitions and fairs.