Medieval burial sites uncovered in Western Poland revealed evidence of corpses interred in bizarre ways… some pinned down with sharp instruments or heavy stones, and of course, some impaled with stakes through the heart.

The reason? Most likely to prevent them from rising again to prey upon the living.

Ripley’s Believe-It-Or-Not Museums have the world’s largest collection of 19th century Vampire Killing Kits – considered an absolute necessity for travelers in Eastern Europe at that time!

Read more about medieval Polish vampire prevention practices at!

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