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Concentration Camp Amersfoort

Loes van Overeemlaan 19, 3832 RZ Leusden, The Netherlands
+31 33 461 3129
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A Moving Experience - Deserves Great Recognition

Hard to rate a concentration camp visit on scale of terrible to Excellent, doesn't seem to have any... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2016
David R
,
Neutral Bay, Australia
You really need to speak Dutch for this visit.

Unfortunately as we don't speak Dutch, we didn't understand the majority here. There were a few... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2015
Lucyland13
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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10 Jul 2016
“A Moving Experience - Deserves Great Recognition”
18 Aug 2015
“You really need to speak Dutch for this visit.”
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Loes van Overeemlaan 19, 3832 RZ Leusden, The Netherlands
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+31 33 461 3129

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Reviewed 11 July 2016

Hard to rate a concentration camp visit on scale of terrible to Excellent, doesn't seem to have any relevance. It deserves great publicity and promotion that it currently gets given it's tragic history. . That said we found it interesting, and a terrible minder of...More

1  Thank David R
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Unfortunately as we don't speak Dutch, we didn't understand the majority here. There were a few signs in English in one part and a small leaflet which gave an overview of the camp but didn't help with what we were looking at. The majority of...More

1  Thank Lucyland13
Reviewed 29 June 2015

The entire museum part of the camp was in Dutch. It looked like they had a good amount of information, but nothing we could understand. Being able to read is vital as much of the camp no longer exists. Could have been quite interesting if...More

2  Thank Sudsmu
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

We visited on a rainy day, this seemed very fitting. It was very moving to visit and further understand what happened. Very sad, but a worthwhile visit and tribute.

2  Thank Baz H
Reviewed 24 October 2013

We are lucky we learned about this relatively unknown concentration camp from a Dutchman while in Amsterdam. It is a short drive from Amersfoort and contains a small information center. Not much of the camp remains, but enough is there to portray the tragic story...More

5  Thank Jim D
Reviewed 15 April 2013

If you visit Holland go to Amersfoort, to the "Polizeiliches Durchgangslager Amersfoort", the former concentration camp. I went there for the first time, many many years ago due to my fathers stay in the camp during WW2. And I have been returning ever since, a...More

7  Thank Dick K
Reviewed 12 January 2013

This low key historical site and small museum illustrates the reach of the Nazi death machine. The information is in Dutch but the pictures tell the story. Take the walk to the firing squad and reflect on walking out, where so many walked only one...More

3  Thank Felixxxmom
Reviewed 19 July 2012

We felt a bit cheated by our visit here. Really wanted to visit here along with husband and 16 year old son - we spent about an hour walking here, only to find that there was no English information provided. There were guided tours going...More

5  Thank 13RT
Reviewed 9 July 2008

Camp Amersfoort was one of three Nazi concentration camps in Holland. It operated from July of 1941 until April of 1945. Although it was not on a scale like those in Germany or Poland, it was just as deadly a preview of hell for its...More

12  Thank eshery
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