Museum of Torture was opened as a reminder of mankind history. In the first place, it represents the violence which arises from the fear of the unknown. You get to see, touch and try over 70 full-scale exhibits and share the fear of torture.
TIP: EXPERIENCE THE DUNGEON IN PITCH BLACKNESS, ANTICIPATING UNCERTAIN FUTURE.
Museum of Torture will provide you with the insight of various torture and execution instruments. Instruments which have been used in the past. With over 70 full-scale exhibits the museum presents you with the dark side of history.
Their goal is to point to visible and invisible torture. From school bullying and workplace mobbing to domestic violence.
Visitors get to experience, touch and try exhibits such as:
- A full-scale replica of the 1792 guillotine
- Iron Maiden
- Scold’s bridle
- And many others.
The Museum is also unique for its Dungeon. A miniature cool room in pitch blackness where you get to anticipate uncertain future. You will get to realize your vulnerable existence.
Zagreb and Croatia have their own stories of torture. Such as the one of Matija Gubec who led the peasant revolt in the 16th-century. After the final defeat at Stubičko polje, Gubec was captured. In Zagreb, he was condemned to death and forced to wear a red-hot iron crown. In the end, he was executed on St. Mark’s Square.
Museum of Torture Zagreb opening times
Museum of Torture Zagreb ticket prices
Adults – 40 HRK
Family ticket * – 100 HRK
* 2 adults with children
Guided tour – 100 HRK
Earphones for the multimedia guide – 10 HRK
Tortureum Catalogue – 50 HRK
Multimedia Guides are free of charge.
Visitors under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
What can you see and do at the Museum of Torture?
It is a small museum but horror buffs will love it. You are able to see, touch and try over 70 full-scale historic instruments of torture. Experience the Cabinet of Wonders or the Dungeon!
Equip yourself with their free multimedia tablet guide. It offers specific information for every exhibit in multiple languages.
Remember all visitors under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
How to get to Museum of Torture?
The museum is a short walk from Zagreb ban Jelačić Square. Unfortunately, it is not accessible for disabled as it is on the first floor without an elevator.
The museum can be entered from Tkalčićeva or Radićeva Street. It is on the 1st floor.