Middle Ages Torture-Museum, Ruedesheim, Rhine, Germany
Come and view the instruments used for torture in the middle ages.
Learn about the methods of torture, witches, funeral piles, witch-hunts, witchcraft, the Inquisition, and the Medieval punishments.

Visit the Middle Ages Torture Museum in Rudesheim in the Rheingau on the edge of the Taunus, by taking a trip to the Middle Rhine.

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Intriguing medieval Torture-Museum

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In this instructional exhibition you will see: Whipping posts, gallows, stretching ladder, knee screws, breast talons, heretic forks, guillotine, iron lock jaw, iron collars of thorns, chastity belts, thumb screws, head presses, pendulums, storks, three beamed harrow, barrel pillory, humiliation masks, wheels, garottes, tongs, interrogator`s chair, hanging cages, Judas scale, the rack, executioner`s axe, and lots more.

Medival Witch, Pictures, Age, Devices, Witches, Tortures, Woman, Midevil, Death, Hunt, Punisments, Stories, Medievil, Period, Bondage, Chair, Drawings, Forms, Interrogation, Practices, Punisment, Witchhunt, Chambers, Confessions, Medevil History, Medievel Method, Picture, Punish, Society, Story, Time, Tools, Types.

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Displayed over 1000 square meters, in historical vaults
1000 square meters,
in historical vaults and chambers, the
Real story of the Middle-ages,
and the times of the

The exposition shows:
144 instruments of torture and an extensive gallery. You will come into very close contact with the instruments of execution, public humiliation and torture. The drawings and etchings report on the cruelty of the Inquisition.

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Opening Times:
Good Friday through end of October, daily from 10 am to 6 pm.
November to Good Friday, Saturdays and Sundays from 1 pm to 5 pm.

Entrance fee:
6,50 Euro Adults
5,00 Euro Children between 7 and 16 years
5,00 Euro Students
Special prices for Groups of 10 or more.
Price for directions, for at least 30,00 Euro

Guided tours:
For groups of 10 people or more, at any time by prior arrangement. Length of tour approx. 45 minutes.
Cost for at least 30,00 EUR

Oberstrasse 49-51
D-65385 Rudesheim / Rhine
Tel. Museum: +49 (0) 67 22 / 4 75 10
Tel. Office and Fax: +49 (0) 62 26 / 9 93 64 98

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