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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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So interesting!

We went with our 3 children after reading the children's version of Corrie Ten Boom's story. With... read more

Reviewed yesterday
VANDIES
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Portugal
Excellent tour

We took an English tour and the 20 people on it were all enthralled by the life story of Corrie Ten... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
camber29
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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“hiding place” (221 reviews)
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19 Barteljorisstraat | North Holland, 2002 CE Haarlem, The Netherlands
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+31 23 531 0823

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Reviewed yesterday

We went with our 3 children after reading the children's version of Corrie Ten Boom's story. With that fresh in our minds, it was very moving and interesting. It was one of the highlights of our trip to the Netherlands. We booked online beforehand which...More

Thank VANDIES
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took an English tour and the 20 people on it were all enthralled by the life story of Corrie Ten Boom. The museum is staffed by volunteers and the tour was very interesting but not too overbearing. Any Christian views expressed were in the...More

Thank camber29
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to wait for the next available tour, the wait is worth it. Interesting story, if you had kids you will remember the book. Good guides in English.

Thank HapyGuy7
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour, lead by a volunteer, was excellent. I read the book "The Hiding Place" so was prepared. History of the family who had held prayer meetings for the Jews in their house for 100yrs. led to their part in the Resistance Movement and sheltering...More

Thank Venusalberta33
Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to this house was one of the highlights of my visit to Haarlem. I had not realised you should book for a tour but was lucky enough to get in anyway. Hearing about the history of the house and the ten Boom family...More

Thank Diana B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
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oday1976
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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jeberle2016
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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Charlotte Via A
5 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.
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