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.

medieval Torture-Museum

Executioner's Mask

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.

Displayed over 500 square meters, in historical vaults
500 square meters,
in historical vaults and chambers, the
Real story of the Middle-ages,
and the times of the

The exposition shows:
120 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.

Opening Times:
1st April through end of November, daily from 10 am to 6 pm.
January to March, Saturdays and Sundays from 11 am to 6 pm.

Entrance fee:
7,00 DM Adults
5,00 DM Children between 7 and 16 years
5,00 DM Students
Special prices: 6,00 DM for Groups of 10 or more.

Further books are available in our bookshop.

Guided tours:
For groups of 6 people or more, at any time by prior arrangement. Length of tour approx. 45 minutes.
Cost 10 DM

D-65385 Rudesheim / Rhine


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