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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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Free but be prepared to hear the gospel

I loved seeing the house from which the book "The Hiding Place" was based. Again we didn't have... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
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A must to visit

It was about a 15 minute train ride and then we walked right into town. So easy to walk to. We... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
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19 Barteljorisstraat | North Holland, 2002 CE Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 531 0823

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I loved seeing the house from which the book "The Hiding Place" was based. Again we didn't have reservations but we joined a line about 45 minutes before a scheduled tour and got right in with 15 other people. The rooms are very small and...More

Thank suzanne0109
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

It was about a 15 minute train ride and then we walked right into town. So easy to walk to. We got there early and had breakfast in the square area. They have you stand in line and wait for your tour time so bring...More

Thank Conniemama
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This home hid people during WWII. Such a great experience, better than Anne Frank. It is free....donations are greatly accepted at the end. They have various tours based on language. Get in line early because it is limited entry each tour. I would have never...More

Thank sjccheer
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is the house of Corrie ten Boom who hid people during 2 World War. We get to see the house and hear about this exceptional womans life.

Thank Barbro60
Reviewed 1 October 2017

The sobering reality of what the ten Boom family went through in the "hiding place" is brought powerfully to light by the opportunity to visit this well preserved home. Tours are provided in several languages, so look into that schedule as you plan. All in...More

Thank boz61949
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I had not planned on coming here during our short visit to Amsterdam. I had not even heard about this place, but my wife had as she had read Corrie's book. Having visited the Anne Frank Huis in the morning and having grown tired with...More

Thank markfromessex
Reviewed 11 September 2017

A tribute to the bravery and devotion of this family - and I don't meant devotion to Jesus, but rather to humanity. It was chilling to stand in the hiding place and imagine people crawling into it and standing there for days. I was reluctant...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This visit to what I thought was a historical really soured my day trip to lovely Haarlem. I was there with my mum and we knew that the Ten Boom family were practicing Christian's and it is indeed alpropriate to mention that in the context...More

Thank HazeCam40
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

A highlight of Amsterdam. In Harlem which was a quick train ride from Amsterdam. Very moving and inspirational. Recommend book online to make sure you get in.

Thank Wendy F
Reviewed 4 September 2017

A lovely Christian woman gives a tour of this house to the first 20 people who are lined up behind the small, triangular sign at the specified time. Be sure you're one of the 20! In about an hour, the guide presents the history and...More

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29 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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4 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.