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Kazerne Dossin

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Just go! It's emotional but a must. A well laid out museum, detailing the history of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nicholas C
The best way to understand the holocaust

This is a museum you must see in Mechelen. It teaches you about the holocaust and how painful it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Goswin de Stassartstraat 153, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just go! It's emotional but a must. A well laid out museum, detailing the history of the Holocaust deportation camp in Mechelen.

Thank Nicholas C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a museum you must see in Mechelen. It teaches you about the holocaust and how painful it was for millions of families. There you’ll find true evidence about survivors who tell the story from their point of view. There are lots of images...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2018

The curator and museum staff have made this a very worthwhile museum. It doesn't just focus on history's shameful tragedies, but also on places of resistance, making it a place of hope and enlightenment as well as a place of remembrance. (And Mechelen is a...More

Thank Zaropans
Reviewed 27 August 2018

A stunning museum that tells you the story of deportation, not only of Jews, but of everyone the Nazi's considered as inferior beings or as people who did not fit in the Arien picture. This museum shows you those who were deported and the way...More

Thank nirakram
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Tribute to the Jews of Belgium who were sent from this old army barracks to various slave camps and for the grand majority, their death. The newer, taller building hosts art shows, but I found the actual museum across the street much more interesting. You...More

2  Thank Nate R
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

You should visit this museum if you’re interested in WW2 history especially about how the Jews were captured and transported to the concentration camp.

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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

I was in Mechelen whilst my partner was at a business meeting, so I went along to visit this stunning museum. It is the Belgium’s holocaust museum but pays tribute to all those that also fought against the Nazis, like the resistance and political prisoners....More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

A very detailed museum about the history of Jews before and during the Second World War in Europe and in Belgium

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Lots of interesting information. We were impressed to see how open they were about the role Belgians played in the arrest and confinement of the prisoners.

Thank Carter G
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Like the museum a lot . Very nice buliding. The victim photo wall is really touching your heart. The entrance ticket is little bit too much.

Thank Xu T
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Response from nirakram | Reviewed this property |
Dear typetalkjane, Kazerne Dossin is open in november from monday to friday from 9h00 till 17h00. ! Closed on wednesday. In weekends open from 9h30 till 17h00. Kind regards
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Response from kazernedossin | Property representative |
If you get off at Mechelen station (2 km from the museum), take bus number 500 (in the direction of Antwerp-Boom-Rumst), bus number 2 (in the direction of Tivoli) or bus number 5 (in the direction of Tivoli). Get off at the... More
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