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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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Don’t waste your time queuing! Better reserve your place with a tour guide

These ppl there are very rude. They gave us “False Hope”. Telling us to come at 12:30, then at 1... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nellie Vivien A
via mobile
Did not expect so much Jesus

As a Jewish couple who have traveled through Europe, we were very interested in this museum and the... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
philipn
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19 Barteljorisstraat | North Holland, 2011 RA Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These ppl there are very rude. They gave us “False Hope”. Telling us to come at 12:30, then at 1, then 2, then 3pm. We were not allow to go in , because Tours Group/Students Group were given the priority 1st. These women that works...More

1  Thank Nellie Vivien A
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

As a Jewish couple who have traveled through Europe, we were very interested in this museum and the Ten Boom story. What they did to save people was incredibly brave and noble and we are awed by that. However, we were surprised by- and left...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We sat in the living room where our guide told us the the history of the family and about Corrie ten Boom. She really brought it to life. We saw the hiding place and we tried to imagine what it would be like for an...More

1  Thank Yvonne T
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Reviewed 12 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

4  Thank stix21
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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

1  Thank Ronald S
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Reviewed 27 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

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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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