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28 Aug 2018
“One room and that is all”
20 Aug 2018
“One room”
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Although it was small, the displayed materials seemed authentic, and the depictions seemed real enough to make one think of the horrors of torture. I really enjoyed looking at the exhibited material and also was thankful that I am not in an era that put...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joon M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The museum is only one room which contains some torture elements and some descriptions about their usage. To be honest I was a bit ofset about it, it was too small.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank szelkakas1979
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Altough it is interesting to go inside if you think at the things that took place there, it is still only one tiny room and in a few minutes you exit...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank stefanprisacariu
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Actually there is not much to see. A room with some fotos and two- three replicas. You have to pay 4 lei for adult entrance and 1 lei for kids.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Spyrous P
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

Date of experience: August 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2017
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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Bluesphynx
Reviewed 29 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

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 16 October 2016

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

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Christine T
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