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Museum of Historic Torture Devices

305 Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin 53965 USA

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“there is nothing more terrifying than human history”

Explore Our Unique and Fascinating Private Collection of Torture Devices from Nearly Every Corner of the Globe. Located in Downtown Wisconsin Dells. Incredible displays include: The RackThumbscrewsThe Inquisitor's ChairThe Cucking (Dunking) StoolThe Breaking WheelThe Heretic's ForkIron GagThe Dreaded Chinese Death CageMany More!These ghastly mechanisms were once perfectly legal, and were freely used by powerful governments, armies, and religious institutions to punish, kill, interrogate, humiliate, and maim our less-fortunate ancestors. Over Forty Shocking Exhibits describing implements of suffering used in nearly every corner of the globe. Were these harsh techniques of "Justice" too extreme?

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March 30, 2016

Haven't yet been there, but looks like they changed locations.

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June 23, 2015

I tried to go only to find that it was closed. No answer with a phone call either. Still, there are a bunch of cool places along that strip.

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April 09, 2015

We went April 9th and this attraction is closed... It's too bad, looks cool...

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Museum of Historic Torture Devices

305 Broadway
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
53965 USA

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