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Humanity House

Prinsengracht 8, 2512 GA, The Hague, The Netherlands
+31 70 310 0050
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Relevant and Insightful

I came here with my 11 year old daughter. With the refugee crisis in Syria and elsewhere this is a... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
Burlington, Canada
via mobile
experience how a refugee would be 'processed' after fleeing

The 45 minutes experience is available in Dutch and English. You enter a normal room, then a room... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
Breukelen Ut
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Located on Prinsegracht 8 in The Hague, the Humanity House is a place to see, hear and experience the human story behind disasters and conflicts, both physically and online. The Humanity House is a museum that lets you experience what it’s like to live through a disaster or conflict and explores related themes in temporary exhibitions. The Humanity House also provides a platform, a place of encounter for people, organisations and agencies that deal with humanitarian themes. Moreover, our education programmes explain global problems to children and young adults. The Humanity House organises these activities with its seven staff members and museum team with eleven employees, and in collaboration with various partners.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
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“journey” (5 reviews)
“refugees” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Prinsengracht 8, 2512 GA, The Hague, The Netherlands
+31 70 310 0050
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Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I came here with my 11 year old daughter. With the refugee crisis in Syria and elsewhere this is a great place to learn what it must feel like to be a refugee as you walk through the process yourself. You will learn stories of...More

Thank slantefernweh
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The 45 minutes experience is available in Dutch and English. You enter a normal room, then a room in chaos and the radio tells you that you have to flee. On to other rooms. Finally you are being 'processed' by an official and once approved...More

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 11 December 2016

This is the chance to imagine having to leave your home in the Hague and what it is like to be a refugee. Make sure you use the English or Dutch headphones as needed.

Thank diane g
Reviewed 16 August 2016

A clever way of creating empathy for what makes up a large portion of the populations of the Netherlands: immigrants and refugees. I enjoyed the personal stories, interviews, and videos.

Thank Chlor
Reviewed 21 April 2016

It is a special museum allowing you to experience how refugees travel a long way to the Netherlands and get registered. However, the experience is made to be too simple and unimpressive. When I went through Zone A which mimics the way from refugees' home...More

Thank Lingfeng G
Reviewed 10 February 2016

This is not just a museum where you can look at things; you can actually make a journey to experience what it is like when you have to flee and become a refugee. It is interesting and a bit discomforting, and will definitely give you...More

Thank Jolien D
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

This museum is amazing! The concept is interactive, so you can learn on the life of refugee from your own experience here. You can look humanity problem from a different perspective and feel a little bit chilly to have yourself walk through bumpy journey fleeing...More

Thank Cindynurfitri
Reviewed 12 November 2015

I often take my International freinds here, but the museum has little temporary exhibitions. The museum general tour on the experience as a refugee does it well,and it's definitely worth it when you are doing this for the first time. What certainly is worthwhile is...More

Thank Sohail B
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

A stunning immersion into a refugee life. It's the most relevant museum I saw in years, it's well displayed, to the details, and gives an excellent insight of what refugees go through. The highlights for me were the mirror room and the interview. EVERY person...More

Thank BMerav
Reviewed 11 August 2015

This amazing museum offers an immersion into what it is like to be a refugee, from the time of the need to leave your home to the relocation. Reading stories about amnesty seekers and actually experiencing the process are as different as apples and oranges....More

1  Thank nzgold
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30 August 2016|
Response from Humanity_House | Property representative |
Hi Flo, I'm sorry to have kept you waiting. * Monday: Closed * Tuesday to Friday: 10.00 - 17.00 * Saturday and Sunday: 12.00 - 17.00 Look at our website for more detailed information. Hope to see you around!
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