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The Corrie ten Boom House

19 Barteljorisstraat | North Holland, 2002 CE Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 531 0823
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One of the Best Museums We ever Visited!

Authentic, non-commercial, tribute to the courageous family who sacrificed everything for their... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Diane R
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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
Must see

If you don't visit Anne Frank this place should be 'compulsory' 😀. Great way to experience a part... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
victorneyndorff
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Haarlem, Nederland
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19 Barteljorisstraat | North Holland, 2002 CE Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Authentic, non-commercial, tribute to the courageous family who sacrificed everything for their fellow man. I can't say enough wonderful things about this place. What struck me was the tiny bedroom where Corrie slept, with the small, cramped hiding place cleverly behind the false wall. When...More

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you don't visit Anne Frank this place should be 'compulsory' 😀. Great way to experience a part of Dutch history.

Thank victorneyndorff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a free museum, home. To see the "hiding place" and to here the story presentation by enthusiastic volunteers is incredible.

Thank PopsandMimi
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Tours alternate in Dutch and English. I waited in line 40 minutes to be sure I got in the next English tour. (You can make reservations for the morning tours.) So very glad I saw this house! The tour guide was excellent. Now I'm reading...More

Thank Twings2
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The several hours-long lines outside the Anne Frank House left us realizing we were 2 months too late in ordering tickets for the tour. Fortunately, we found the Corrie ten Boom House where we learned two things: persons other than Jews (communists, resistance, others) hid...More

Thank Steven T
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful museum, great tour. Such an honour to stand in the house where such great courage and faith were shown. Cannot recommend highly enough! Free entrance and donations taken as well as books available to buy. Tours on different languages are undertaken at set times....More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

A unique way to learn about the bravery of the Dutch who helped Jews during the German occupation in WWII. You can make reservations in advance but I did not. I waited in line for about 45 minutes and was lucky to be the last...More

Thank BevLB
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The ten boom shop and residence above (still operating as a jewelry shop in in the centre of Haarlem. The family hid many Jewish people during the nazi occupation of holland. Unfortunately most of the family were captured and killed,but Corrine ten boom some survived...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I am interested in the different ways people respond to tyranny so Corrie ten Boom's house was on my list to visit. Despite the large number of visitors and some room modifications the original layout of the house can still be imagined. Steep twisting stairs...More

Thank tcff2017
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We were in Amsterdam 2 days before boarding our riverboat cruise. Was so glad we took the short train ride to Haarlem. A nice clean town and safe for pedestrians. The Corrie ten Boom tour was excellent. The guide was incredible. We had actually met...More

Thank srabnavy
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oday1976
30 May 2017|
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Response from kerry A | Reviewed this property |
It's 15 mins on the train to Harlam and a 5 mins walk to the house
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jeberle2016
4 May 2017|
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Response from simpangratis | Reviewed this property |
An hour and a abit to spend in CTB house. It is a very small house, you could get in only with guide and stay together; explanation in the beginning, see CTB room, see the galleries and end up in the dining hall where the... More
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Charlotte Via A
5 April 2017|
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Response from Sue K | Reviewed this property |
They have an excellent website that should provide that information. Easy train transport from central station to haarlem though haarlem is a great title city to experience for a night or two.
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