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DESCRIZIONE

The museum collects torture and capital execution machines, both original and remade, with descriptions and engravings, prints and old paintings

These items come from all Europe; some are rare and date back to the 16th and 17th centuries, others are perfect copies of more recent originals. C
omplex machinery shows how human imagination and intelligence had no limits in the research for instruments of torture.

Arms, devices and instruments of torture, for capital execution and public humiliation, engravings, prints and original paintings.

Despite the subject, the presentation is sober, made up of images and testimonies that represent faithfully the atrocity of the violation of human rights.
An exhibition that aims to be an accusation against torture and capital execution


Opening time
Saturday and Sunday 10.00 am – 6.00 pm

Info: 0588.80501
Museum of Torture
www.torturemuseum.it/musei-permanenti/volterra/