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The Corrie ten Boom House

19 Barteljorisstraat | North Holland, 2011 RA Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 531 0823
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Soo sorry we had not booked a visit.

We couldn't get in as the queue was so long... just means we have to come back to Haarlem again... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
vegisbest
via mobile
This could change your life

This home is the original home of the Ten Boom family who rescued many Jews and other Dutch people... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
RevJohnK
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19 Barteljorisstraat | North Holland, 2011 RA Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We couldn't get in as the queue was so long... just means we have to come back to Haarlem again! (Which would be nice)

1  Thank vegisbest
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

This home is the original home of the Ten Boom family who rescued many Jews and other Dutch people from the Nazi war machine and certain death. You will step into a powerful story and if you have an open and humble heart you will...More

2  Thank RevJohnK
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

I preferred the Corrie Ten Boom House over the Anne Frank House. There was a deeper connection to the family with a guided tour through the house, which still feels like the family could live there. The guide told the story of Corrie and her...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

On the day of our visit we were lucky enough to be the only two people on that particular tour. The stories we heard about what went on at the time were extremely moving and the family were responsible for saving countless lives until they...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

I don't think there wasn't anyone in our group who wasn't touched or overwhelmed by the tour we had at the Corrie ten Boom House, regardless of our faith backgrounds. I wish there was more time to go through the artifacts they have at the...More

1  Thank Desiree L
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

The docent, Karin speaks wonderful English and is a wealth of information. This is truly an inspirational story and the house has incredible artifacts with photos. Make a reservation! We did not but since we got there at 10 when it opened, even though people...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

This small, winding, cramped space encompassed so much courage within its walls; those seeking to escape their religious oppressor, and those who courageously provided a safe house to safe passage. The space has been beautifully preserved and poignant. The English explanation of events as they...More

1  Thank VaporK8
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

This little museum (actually the house where the family Ten Boom lived during the war and did hide Jewish and other people) is for sure worth a visit. You can make online reservations, which I would recommend. The museum is very small and you can...More

2  Thank Christel8
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Visited here whilst staying in Haarlem . It's a must to here this very moving story brought to light by the guide . Be prepared to queue as very popular

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

I read the book the Hiding Place after booking a ticket to the Netherlands and choosing to stay in Haarlem. The book is helpful background before going to the Ten Boom house. The volunteer did a great job telling the story of the Ten Boom...More

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Response from Tina D | Reviewed this property |
The best way to get from Amsterdam to Haarlem is by train. Not to expensive, not to far and a really enjoyable trip if you like public transportation. You could always rent a car but I never do because I don't want to hassle... More
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Response from Sarah C | Reviewed this property |
I didn't reserve tickets on line....I walked up and saw the schedule on the door. It will show what language it is in. Then we walked around until it was time. Do know - they are small tours I think 20 max. So if you are... More
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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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