Medieval Torture Museum St. Augustine, FL

100 Saint George StreetSt. Augustine, FL 32084
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Overview

Visit the Medieval Torture Museum and discover gruesome moments in human history that will transport you back to a terrifying time. Combining academic research with human emotions and fear, this St. Augustine torture museum is not for the faint of heart. Find various torture devices and executions to learn how cruel and frightening the Middle Ages were.

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Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our St. Augustine Travel Experts
  • Located in Historic Downtown St. Augustine, FL. Right on the corner of Spanish St. and Hypolita St.
  • On the second floor, in the same building as the Micro Masterpieces Art Gallery. Wheelchair accessible with an elevator.
  • Near St. Augustine Shipwreck Museum, Villalonga House, Theatre Magic (Casa del Hidalgo), and more.
  • Recommended for ages 18 and above and not for the faint of heart! Admits all ages, but parental discretion is advised.
  • Discover over 100 different torture and restrain devices displayed with realistic depictions using mannequins and wax figures.
  • Free for children ages nine and under with a supervising adult. One free child ticket per one paying adult.
  • Includes audio narration in English and Spanish, ghost-hunting experience, and admission to the family-friendly Tiny Art Museum.
  • Bring a headset and a smartphone to access the ghost-hunting app.

Description

from Medieval Torture Museum
Our Main Product is Emotion

We are the largest interactive historical museum in the U.S., occupying more than 6,000 square feet, with over 100 unique implements and devices on display. Enter the minds of fanatics, madmen, and murderers, and discover the world’s most detailed collection of confinement and torture devices. We believe that those who forget the past are doomed to repeat it, and have amassed an unprecedented collection of cruelty, based on historical documents and engravings, offering a chilling look into the darkest parts of human history.

Are you brave enough?

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Frequently Asked Questions about Medieval Torture Museum

Where is the St. Augustine Medieval Torture Museum?

The Medieval Torture Museum is at 100 St. George Street, St. Augustine, Florida. You'll find the building on the corner of Spanish St. and Hypolita St.

Where do I park?

There is no parking at the museum. However, there's ample paid parking nearby, such as 2-98 Toques Pl Parking (Casa Maya), 1 Toques Pl Parking, 50 Spanish St. meter parking next to Barley Pub, and more.

What are the hours of operation?

Medieval Torture Museum in St. Augustine typically opens at 10AM and closes at 11PM from Monday through Sunday. Subject to change without prior notice. Last check-in is 30 minutes before closing.

How long does it take to go through the museum?

You may stay for as long as you like, but most visitors spend about 60 to 90 minutes

Is this museum appropriate for children?

Due to the graphic nature of the exhibits, the Medieval Torture Museum is not recommended for guests under age 18 or for the squeamish. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. However, the Tiny Art Gallery contains nothing graphic and is good for kids.

What's included with my ticket?

A Medieval Torture Museum ticket includes admission, audio guides in English and Spanish consisting of 56 stories about the torture implements and devices on display throughout the museum, a ghost-hunting experience in each display room (delivered via a ghost-hunting app), and admission to the Micro Masterpieces Art Gallery.

What should I bring?

Please bring a headset and smartphone to access the complimentary ghost-hunting app.

Is the museum wheelchair accessible?

The Medieval Torture Museum is on the second floor and accessible by an elevator. The museum itself is on one level and fully accessible.