Estonia Day Tour last part; Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments

Day trip to quickly sight-see the best marvels of Estonia
June 28, 2015

How to Go to Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments;
Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments is located around 50m away only from Talinn's Old Town Hall. Entrance fee costs 6 Euro. Opens from 1000H to 2000H. Photography and video taking is permitted.

Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments is collection of medieval torture instruments from all parts of Europe with more than 50 instruments. Interrogation Seat was used in Central Europe during regular judicial preliminary investigations. The accused was placed nude is such a position that any movement would cause his skin to be pierced by the spines. In Water Torture, the accused was placed on a kind of "Rack" that consisted of a large table with raised center. After tying the hands and feet, the torturer proceeded by used of funnel or inserting a cloth tube. Prayer Cross was used to immobilize the culprit in the customary "cross-like" position. The Rack is one of the most widely used instruments of torture in recorded history which the condemned person would be forced to lie, his legs and arms held in place with piece of wood.

Estonia Day Tour; Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments (Interrogation Seat)

Estonia Day Tour last part; Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments

   
Estonia Day Tour last part; Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments

Estonia Day Tour last part; Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments

Estonia Day Tour last part; Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments

Estonia Day Tour last part; Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments (Water Torture)

Estonia Day Tour last part; Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments

   
Estonia Day Tour last part; Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments

Estonia Day Tour last part; Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments (Prayer Cross)

Estonia Day Tour last part; Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments (The Rack)

Estonia Day Tour last part; Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments

Estonia Day Tour last part; Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments


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much of thanks for visiting the viewing deck ^_^

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