Prague Museum of Medieval Torture

To keep our travels We have taken to visiting eccentrics museums over traditional guidebook recommendations.  In Prague we skipped Kafka’s house and the Municipal Art Museum and opted instead to go to the city’s lesser known Museum of Medieval Torture.   You never know when it will be handy to know a little something about defenestration.  It’s a good thing we went too because in Free English Tour we afterwards we learned the Protestants were keen on tossing Catholics out of windows.

In this contraption you lay down and spikes grind you to death! For us it conjured up memories of The Princess Bride Torture device. You can do it, Wesley!

The Princess Bride torture device?

This chamber is full of tactfully placed spikes that stab its victim in a way that no vital organs are maimed, thus prolonging the victim's life of pain.


About sistersbailey

We are Perrin and Sarah Bailey, collectively known as “The Sisters Bailey”. The moniker was born out of a crazy weekend at the 2009 New Orleans Jazz Fest and it was the first time we had ever been referred to as one unit. We grew up in Alexandria, VA together and then separated for college - Perrin to The University of Pennsylvania and Sarah to Northwestern University – and somehow landed together in New York after graduation. It was in the midst of the hustle of Manhattan that we became friends for the first time in years. Somehow we landed jobs in the same industry - Sarah worked in marketing at HBO and Perrin managed creative digital promotions for her media agency’s main client, Disney - just three blocks from one another. One day we decided to leave our jobs, sell our belongings and travel abroad with a backpack and a collective savings of $10K. The stories of our continuing adventures and those of other fearless travelers are here to inspire you.
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