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Mdina Dungeons

Beneath the Magisterial Vilhena Palace, Mdina, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2145 0267
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Medina dungeon good but short

Gives a short history of Medina and the knights of St John's use of torture and execution. Several... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MSLawrence1956
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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Recent visit to the dungeons

As part of our recent tour we took this visit & guided tour - you are provided with headphones... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Caroline672013
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gives a short history of Medina and the knights of St John's use of torture and execution. Several dioramas of different tortures and executions. Not for the squeamish or very young children

Thank MSLawrence1956
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As part of our recent tour we took this visit & guided tour - you are provided with headphones & brought initially to watch a film & after a man dressed in costume guides to to follow the tour & move on once the light...More

Thank Caroline672013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only 5Euro entry so this attraction definitely won't break the bank. Generally interesting, creepy and informative, some areas more realistic than others. Don't expect to spend long here - 20 minutes or so - as it's quite small. Unless you're desperate, don't use the toilet......More

Thank Samantha D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you don't have the stomach for gruesome torture scenes that are being carried out on humans this may not be your cup of tea. When you walk inside they have mannequins that are dressed as prisoners and their captors who are carrying out various...More

Thank JoAnn542
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

You get the full extent of how brutal crime and punishment has been over the years in this interesting little museum that is really good value for money, we spent 30-40ish minutes here.

Thank Kirsty F
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

If you like reading about history this is definitely the place for you. With plenty visual aids in the form of mannequins held in various forms of torture or imprisonment, the dungeons is a short but informative insight into the history of Malta from a...More

Thank Lewis I
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

For lovers of the macabre the dungeons are a must, displays with lifelike mannequins showing mans inhumanity to his fellow man in the name of religion. Definitely not for the faint hearted, children or those with a weak stomach! I personally found it interesting but...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Not worth the €5 entrance fee. You can be around it in about 15minutes [maybe less] though informative save your €5 and spend it something else.

Thank wahaejock
thekeepermalta, Public Relations Manager at Mdina Dungeons, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

you could stay as long as you like reading the information panels thekeeper

Reviewed 16 October 2017

This was quite specatacular, well worth the money, quite realistic and a bit creepy! We went in as the young lady on the door was good at advertising this, we were not dissapointed.

Thank valdavies77
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Enter the town through main door, turn left and go few steps down..there is an entrance. The entrance fee is 5eur for adulst and 2.5eur for students. It is realy worth to visit. It present the horrible history of wars, prisoners and torturing. You can...More

Thank Ema J
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