Rothenburg ob der Tauber Travel Tip:
The Medieval Crime Museum (Kriminalmuseum)

The Medieval Crime Museum (Kriminalmuseum)
The Medieval Crime Museum Rothenburg ob der Taube

The only museum of its kind in Europe, the Kriminalmuseum is housed in a structure built in 1395 for the Order of the Johanniter, who cared for the sick. The building was redone in 1718 in the baroque style; it's the only example of baroque architecture in town. The museum's four floors provide an insight into the life, laws, and punishments of medieval days. You'll see chastity belts, shame masks, a shame flute for bad musicians, and a cage for bakers who baked bread too small or too light.

Check the museum website for admission prices and open hours as they change several times during the year.

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Related: http://www.kriminalmuseum.rothenburg.de/Englisch/page1.html
Address: Burggasse 3 - 5, 91541 Rothenburg ob der Tauber
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