10 most terrible museums on the planet

In an effort to find something new, unknown, and if possible, chilling, I suggest you bypass most frightening museums of the world.

as always go to the end.

10. Castle horror. London. England

Made all very naturalistic, even scents appropriate. Showing real historical events, such as a fire in London in 1666 or the camera and instruments of medieval torture. Something is demonstrated by the visitors, to a certain extent, of course. One of the show is the court of the 16th century. Somewhere at the top of sitting judges in wigs, servant of the museum derives in turn from the group of tourists "defendants" and seats on a bench. "Name?" - "Dan." "How?" - "Houston" - "Houston? America? - Guilty! (responsible) ».

9. Museum of Hygiene. Petersburg. Russia

About the St. Petersburg Kunstkamera know everything, but maybe not everyone knows that the Italian street is marvelous "Hygiene Museum", where anyone can admire: a stuffed Pavlov's dogs, enclosed in a torture device with a bell; Transparent figures of men and women who, in theory, should show the circulatory system, but now dormant; Cards in the "maternal and child health", calling for "not recoiling children swaddle and feed them chewed nipple" and "do not kiss children on the mouth"; another a torture device - dental chair the late 19th century; quite naturally and with great care made plaster casts of male and female sex organs (in full size, decrease and increase), showing a variety of diseases most of these bodies in various stages; Yes, and much more, from which foreign guests there is an irresistible desire to return to their foreign horrors of such a home, the gentle and harmless.

8. Tower crazy, or the Museum of Pathology. Vienna. Austria

In the XVIII century in the tower at the current Spitalgasse located madhouse. Now go up here or recommend to stupor brave people, or a complete cynic. Elegant gynecological chair in mahogany, dried and preserved in alcohol agencies, the prepared skulls and mummified heads unabiding citizens, exhibits devoted to sexually transmitted diseases and cases of abnormal increase in the genitals ... Still a shame that the sculptural group of Laocoön and his sons, made of human and animal bones , died in the bombing.

7. Museum of Torture. Mdina. Malta

Solid witches and inquisitors-fanatics. Although museums storing "Spanish Boots", the guillotine and the eerie similar attributes, in Europe a lot, Malta meeting without equal in strength. It is a museum in Mdina - the old capital of Malta, where few people live: the medieval deserted streets ... descend into the museum basement ... and here they are: gallows, people without heads, the rack, tweezers for pulling out nails and vice to squeeze the skull. Instruments of torture only "native" medieval. Characters - wax, but look terribly naturalistic. A man with bulging eyes and a clerk, pour it into the throat of boiling oil. Inquisitor, picking a victim language. Another exhibit: two mesh bag in one - a man in the other - a skeleton. And everything else - the hunchback caretaker, relentlessly following the courageous excursionists.

6. Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle). Transylvania. Romania

The medieval Bran Castle was built on the edge of the abyss terrible in the Carpathian Mountains. This is pure Gothic: narrow passages, stone stairs and close facilities suitable vampire, but a normal person pressing on the psyche. It looks lock as described it over a hundred years ago, the Irish novelist Bram Stoker in his famous novel "Dracula." Main chimney - quite in the spirit of horror movies - issue a strong wind howling sounds special. In one of the 56 rooms set a huge bed with four posts and canopy - it is alleged, the owner of the castle and sucked the blood from their victims. Construction has earned a reputation as "the castle of horrors" thanks to Prince Vlad IV, known as Vlad Lacerator. Prince himself has earned a reputation for bloody monster inherent passion to put everybody on a stake. The road leading to the castle, and to this day is called "The Road sharpened stakes».

5. Museum of the departed souls. Rome. Italy

In the sacristy of the church del Sacro Cuore (Chiesa del Sacro Cuore) who wish can visit the small museum, which collects evidence of the presence of souls of the dead on the ground. To get to the museum, to ask for permission from the local priest. However, this is a mere formality - you almost certainly will open the mysterious door and all the show. The collection began collecting in 1912 rector of the church. Now there are hundreds of exhibits associated with ghosts. There is, for example, a nightcap with sooty finger prints. It traces the ghost touch Louise le Seneshel. May 7, 1873 deceased was under the cover of night to his wife who was sleeping peacefully, several times painfully pinched his nose and pulled him vindictively nightcap.
Thus, according to a widower, sometimes takes liberties, she reminded that it is necessary to observe mourning ... Here are photos of exhibits show no one has.

4. "Gate of the prisoners," aka "Museum of Torture." The Hague. Netherlands

Amsterdam Torture Museum is much more famous Hague. However, the worst exposure - it is here, in the political capital of the Netherlands. In the central area of ​​the lively Hague Bau-tenhof is gloomy old dungeon (XIII c.), Where the torture of criminals were brought from all over the kingdom. Here the visitors - working tools executioners. If the first minute you do not fall into a swoon in terror - and this happens here - the museum guide and very kindly tells in detail exactly how it was used.

3. Elmina Castle. Cape Coast. Ghana

European fortress of the XV century - one of the centers of the slave trade - a true monument to the white man's guilt to the people of the black continent. Such buildings on the Ghanaian coast are found approximately every 15 kilometers. Stuffy dungeon, the ceiling a tiny little window through which shines the light, irons, narrow hole in the wall - "Gate of No Return", the output for loading. The most eerie sight - stone well, where people waited for months to send.

2. Chertsey Museum. Kaunas. Lithuania

The only museum in the world in which the exclamation "Thousand devils!" Would be appropriate. About as many devils chertovok, devils and imps here and assembled. The museum was created in 1966 on the basis of the personal collection of Prof. Žmuidzinavičius. By 1991, it was collected 1,742 exhibits. Devils of ceramics, wood, metal, leather, plastic and other, sometimes the most exotic materials brought to Kaunas from 23 countries. The collection is constantly updated. Kaunas representation of evil forces today is the largest in the world.

1. ossuary (Museum-Ossuary). City Siedlce. Czech

When there built a chapel of All Saints with a basement chapel peace of Jesus' agony in the Garden of Gethsemane, the cemetery took as much as 3, 5 hectares: the resting place of 30,000 blown epidemic of plague in 1318, and later joined them and hundreds of victims of the Hussite wars. Crowded necropolis closed, the bones removed from the ground and haphazardly piled in the basement chapel, turning it into a crypt. The first who decided to bring at least some order, became a half-blind monk who in 1511 built of the bones of six pyramids in honor of the dead. So they stood until the XVIII century, local land is not passed into the possession of Prince Schwarzenberg. Decoration of the chapel and the ordering of the remains was commissioned to do the famous wood carver František Rint. What he did: all the details of the interior, and even the Schwarzenberg coat of arms collected and carved from human bones. How many skeletons it took, it is not known. According to some reports, about 40 thousand.


See also

New and interesting