Musee de L'Inquisition, Carcassonne

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Learn how our predecessors got "confessions" out of religious prisoners at Musee de L'Inquisition. This small museum is dedicated to the inhumane torture devices and methods used during the Holy Inquisition. The instruments on display forced unfortunate captives to convert or die. It's a good stop for people interested in religious history, forensics, or the chronology of man's inhumanity to man. Plan to visit Musee de L'Inquisition during your Carcassonne vacation using our convenient Carcassonne itinerary builder site.
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  • The Inquisition part of the dual ticket was a dud. It did give me an appreciation of the history. However, the models and sets were dated and simple. The other half of the entrance fee is the torture....  more
    The Inquisition part of the dual ticket was a dud. It did give me an appreciation of the history. However, the models and sets were dated and simple. The other half of the entrance fee is the torture....  more »
  • This is quite graphic showing a ghastly multitude of methods of torture devised to extract confessions. Hard to believe man's inhumanity to fellow men and women of the age 
    This is quite graphic showing a ghastly multitude of methods of torture devised to extract confessions. Hard to believe man's inhumanity to fellow men and women of the age  more »
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  • Great History and gives one time to rethink about humanity, well kept
  • Hopefully it stays as a museum and isn't used for inspiration. Very informative and well laid out.

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