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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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A highlight of my trip to the Netherlands!

Tours alternate in Dutch and English. I waited in line 40 minutes to be sure I got in the next... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Twings2
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Amazing place to visit

Wonderful museum, great tour. Such an honour to stand in the house where such great courage and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
CMDD2
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19 Barteljorisstraat | North Holland, 2002 CE Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Tours alternate in Dutch and English. I waited in line 40 minutes to be sure I got in the next English tour. (You can make reservations for the morning tours.) So very glad I saw this house! The tour guide was excellent. Now I'm reading...More

Thank Twings2
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful museum, great tour. Such an honour to stand in the house where such great courage and faith were shown. Cannot recommend highly enough! Free entrance and donations taken as well as books available to buy. Tours on different languages are undertaken at set times....More

Thank CMDD2
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A unique way to learn about the bravery of the Dutch who helped Jews during the German occupation in WWII. You can make reservations in advance but I did not. I waited in line for about 45 minutes and was lucky to be the last...More

Thank BevLB
Reviewed 5 days ago

The ten boom shop and residence above (still operating as a jewelry shop in in the centre of Haarlem. The family hid many Jewish people during the nazi occupation of holland. Unfortunately most of the family were captured and killed,but Corrine ten boom some survived...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am interested in the different ways people respond to tyranny so Corrie ten Boom's house was on my list to visit. Despite the large number of visitors and some room modifications the original layout of the house can still be imagined. Steep twisting stairs...More

Thank tcff2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Amsterdam 2 days before boarding our riverboat cruise. Was so glad we took the short train ride to Haarlem. A nice clean town and safe for pedestrians. The Corrie ten Boom tour was excellent. The guide was incredible. We had actually met...More

Thank srabnavy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After I was recommended to read 'The Hiding Place' written by Corrie ten Boom, I had the chance to visit the actual house that was used as the hiding place during WW2. It was an amazing experience to see how this family lived and helped...More

1  Thank Marijkedol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The story of the Ten Booms, motivated by their faith in Jesus Christ, is wonderfully captured in the tour and collection. The structure is small which complicates the tour, but adds to the authenticity. The beautiful and less-tourist-overrun town of Haarlem is a wonderful second...More

1  Thank K11299
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is small and booking is essential in high season, especially if you want to do the tour in English. There are steep stairs to climb and the rooms are small so the spaces get crowded at some points in the tour. However, the...More

1  Thank Tabitha1963
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been booked on a tour in English several days in advance, each tour is limited to 20 and ours was full and there were at least another 20 people who hoped to get in without booking, so make sure you book in advance....More

1  Thank Bill M
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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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