This one is gruesomely fascinating museum having the best display of criminal punishment devices probably in all of Europe. Displays include an array chastity belts, masks of disgrace for gossips, a cage for cheating bakers, a neck brace for quarrelsome women and a beer-barrel pen for drunks.
The museum has three floors having a lot of history of crime and punishments. Punishments and crimes that were related to the culture of the people, traditions of how to reform them, and the methods used to deter the doing bad society things again. Some of the displays seem downright cruel, but most certainly effective. It is said to host the largest collection in Europe of antique objects, and also many documents to show the detail behind the period of using devices to punish, or penalties of abusers of society ills. Most of the items and documents date from the13th to the 19th centuries.
Entrance Ticket Details For Medieval Crime And Justice Museum
- Senior citizens: 6 Euros
- Students: 4 Euros
- Schoolchildren, children (over 6 years old): 3.50 Euros
- Children under 6 years: Free of charge
- Family ticket (2 adults and all children belonging to the family from 6 to 17 years old): 17 Euros
- Groups of more than 20 persons (price per person): 6 Euros
Medieval Crime And Justice Museum Hours
- Special opening times: Weekends on Advent –11 am to 4 pm.
- 24th December: 10 am to 1 pm.
- 31st December: 10 am to 1 pm.
- Please note: Final admission 45 minutes before closing time.
How to Reach Medieval Crime And Justice Museum
- On foot
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43.15% of people who visit Rothenburg include Medieval Crime And Justice Museum in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
54.69% of people start their Medieval Crime And Justice Museum visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Medieval Crime And Justice Museum
52.38% of people prefer walking in order to reach Medieval Crime And Justice Museum