Fodor's Expert Review Museo del Congreso y de la Inquisición

El Centro Museum/Gallery

Editor's Note: This property is currently undergoing renovations.

Visit the torture chambers of the Spanish Inquisition, where life-size exhibits illustrate methods of extracting "confessions" from prisoners accused of crimes against the Catholic Church. You can only visit the museum on hourly tours, and they offer just a few tours in English per day, so you'll want to reserve ahead of time. In contrast to the grisly desplays, the 18th-century building is quite lovely, especially the coffered ceilings.

Museum/Gallery

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Jr. Junín 548
Lima, Lima  01, Peru

01-311–7777

www.congreso.gob.pe/museo.htm

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