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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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Very enriching experience

Apart from the Fact that Haarlem is a beautiful little town, the Corrie ten Boom House is in the... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Jan hendrik V
via mobile
Brilliant....absolute highlight!

We booked a English speaking tour about a month prior to travelling & we were so pleased we did as... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
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19 Barteljorisstraat | North Holland, 2002 CE Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 531 0823

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Apart from the Fact that Haarlem is a beautiful little town, the Corrie ten Boom House is in the hart of the old town and is so ful of history and bravery and life lessons, that i found the whole visit fantastic. The guides are...More

Thank Jan hendrik V
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We booked a English speaking tour about a month prior to travelling & we were so pleased we did as our tour was booked out (also the rest of the day as well). Our guide was Aty a lovely Dutch lady, who told the story...More

Thank missyAustralia
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

I was told by friends to go to this house about a Christian family protecting the Jews during WWII. You can make reservations 5 days in advance. I was not aware of this and the first two tours in English at 10:00 and 11:30 were...More

Thank Kara79
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This is an interesting site in itself, but the tour is ridiculous. Yes, the Boom family was religious, which should be mentioned often throughout the tour because it was a HUGE part of their life. BUT, the lady that gave this tour kept saying things...More

2  Thank Jordan D
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I enjoyed this much more than the Anne Frank house. Not nearly as touristy or overdone. You need to read The Hiding Place first!

Thank keithflow
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This was one of the highlights of our spring break trip! It was about a 20 min train ride from Amsterdam. When you get off the train it takes about 15 min to walk to the house. It is an adorable town with lots of...More

Thank Penny P
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This was a very sobering but amazing experience to visit this home. So much history here and to think of being able to stand in the same room where they hid the Jews was a very special experience.

Thank Traveler06232009
Reviewed 27 June 2017

NOTE: This museum tells the story of Christians who followed their faith to great service and great peril. The story is told by believers and the house museum is maintained as a testimony to a Christian heroine. Don't expect a secular story. That said, the...More

Thank Gary K
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Overall feeling after following the one-hour tour, was that this is a place using the 'museum' as excuse to preach about Christianity. The worst part of it was, most people had gotten into the 'tour group member mode', not realising that that they've forced into...More

Thank vortexz
Reviewed 21 June 2017

If you know that you will be in the area you should make a reservation. They typically only take 20 people because the space is very small. We were lucky that the guide let us join because we were only there for one day but...More

1  Thank WiMadcitytraveler
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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
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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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.