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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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I read the book The Hiding Place a few months ago and found it to be a good book about a brave... read more

Reviewed yesterday
lemonchess
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Ontario, Canada
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Worth the trip

An amazing place and story about a woman that chose to forgive people who abused her and her... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Z1468XYgeorges
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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  • Average5%
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19 Barteljorisstraat | North Holland, 2011 RA Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I read the book The Hiding Place a few months ago and found it to be a good book about a brave woman and her family. This was our first trip to the Netherlands and also our first time in Haarlem. When we got off...More

Thank lemonchess
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Reviewed 3 days ago

An amazing place and story about a woman that chose to forgive people who abused her and her family. Very important to get there early because the house only fits 20 people for a tour. For people of faith, it is a moving example of...More

Thank Z1468XYgeorges
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Because we planned to visit Haarlem, we read “The Hiding Place” which is the story behind the this museum. The woman conducting our tour was outstanding and added much to what we had already known. As suggested, we made reservations in advance. Note that it...More

Thank Bigfishlaw
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the city and found this to be an unbelievable experience. we were fortunate as we did not buy our tickets in advance to get in. I suggest you do that online. The tour guide we had was unbelievable in painting the picture...More

Thank jed242018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is maybe a place and museum not well known by the (Dutch) public, like for instance the much more famous "Het Achterhuis of Anne Frank" in Amsterdam, though this place and the story behind it, moved our hearts much much more! This was also...More

Thank 245johannesm
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went as a family and enjoyed our visit, very informative and enlightening. It’s free just make reservations!

Thank PaiaDave
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this tour of the Corrie ten Boom house. The tour guide was very passionate about the story and her passion for the story spread to us! You really do need to get there at least an hour before the tour start if...More

Thank Julia J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading the book it was very interesting to visit the original house of Corrie ten Boom. We booked in advance, which is advisable. Our guide told the story of what happened in the house and what happened to Corrie ten Boom. It is impossible...More

Thank Travell I
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have read Corrie Ten Boom's books and were looking forward to visiting her home during our visit to Harlem. We were not disappointed. We managed to get in to join the English tour in the afternoon. Our tour guide, Carina, was very knowledgeable and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took an English guided tour and it was one of the best tours I have ever been on. The guide was throughly knowledgeable and brought the story of the Ten Boom family back to life. She was very charismatic and efficient trying to navigate...More

Thank aircathy
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SouthDakota_USAPat
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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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SouthDakota_USAPat
17 March 2018|
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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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30 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
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