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Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught

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Very interesting

Spent a very interesting yet sad visit to this place of interest , a good 3-4 hours can be spent... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Philip1848
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Peyia, Cyprus
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A painful and absolutely necessary visit

Camp Vught is a memorial dedicated to learning about, remembering and reflecting on the Naziterror... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
karinw987
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Camp Vught National Memorial (Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught ) is located on part of the former SS camp Konzentrationslager Herzogenbusch, also known as Camp Vught (January 1943 – September 1944). The combined memorial centre and museum features...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a very interesting yet sad visit to this place of interest , a good 3-4 hours can be spent there

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Philip1848
Museum N, Public Relations Manager at Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Philip, thank you for your interest and appreciation!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Camp Vught is a memorial dedicated to learning about, remembering and reflecting on the Naziterror and atrocities. It shows was life was like in the camp, with a restructured barrack and the former crematorium, among other things. A painful and absolutely necessary visit. The memorial...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Museum N, Public Relations Manager at Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Karin, Thank you for your interest and appreciation. At the front desk all visitors should be offered the audiotour (optional, in Dutch, English, French en German for € 2,50 p.p.). This is a solution for non-Dutch speaking visitors, since at the time when the...More

Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

The combined entry ticket affords you entry into both the Memorial and Barrack B1. We paid 7 1/2 Euros each, plus 2 1/2 Euros each for the audio guide. I would strongly recommend the audio guide as it tells the full story of the atrocities...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Museum N, Public Relations Manager at Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you for your interest! The audiotour is indeed very useful. In future all texts will be bilingual, we plan te re-open in November 2019.

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

An important monument to visit while in the Netherlands. Exhibits are moving, museum is modern and staff is knowledgeable. Every bit as significant as the Anne Frank house.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Small but still tells its story. The remains of the camp, the reconstructed parts and the museum all present this story very well. The audioguide is very effective to help understand it all better. The children's monument though says it all. An emotional glimpse back...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Museum N, Public Relations Manager at Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Did you do the audiotour in English? We would like to know your opinion concerning your visit. Would you be willing to participate in our online survey, if yes please send your mailadress to info@nmkampvught.nl and we send you a link to the survey. Thank...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This museum is beautiful. It’s been lovingly restored to reflect the period that it served as a camp for Dutch Jews to be transported to Nazi camps, such as Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen. There are personal belongings on display, which were left behind by the prisoners...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Museum N, Public Relations Manager at Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Hello Rsars, thank you for your positive recommendation. Hopefully you took the English audiotour to fully comprehend the context of the history that happened here. In future we hope to present a bilingual presentation, that will be opened in 2019, thus 75 years after this...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017

if you don't speak dutch make sure you ask for the english audio guide, all the texts are in dutch only. Its a good size collection of interesting objects, news articles, original speeches to show you the social situation of the time and how those...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Museum N, Public Relations Manager at Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Hello TouringRita, Thank you very much for your kind review. The audio guide is a recent addition to our facilities. We are happy to hear that it was helpful to you. Thank you for your visit Camp Vught National Memorial.

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We went here on our way to Denmark. It's an excellent recreation of a concentration camp with some original features. It's feels grim as it's next to a prison. A shame none of the information is in EnglishMore

Date of experience: September 2017
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Museum N, Public Relations Manager at Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for your message. We are sorry you apparently didn't borrow the 'audiotour' which is available in English, German and French and which offers valuable information. Indeed the museum itself was nog provided with English texts in 2002, we didn't expect visitors from abroad...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

This concentration camp is very interesting. You can still find some of the original building and fences. I highly recommend to take an audio-guide which gives you a lot of addition interesting information about each part of the camp. When coming on Sunday there was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Museum N, Public Relations Manager at Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for your recommendation! Unfortunately public transport is limited indeed. There is a small bus managed by volunteers (buurtbus 213) which drives from station 's-Hertogenbosch and stops in front of our door, but not on Sundays. We hope this will change in future.

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

This attraction was extremely well presented, and represented in detail. We opted for the handheld vocal tour- well with the extra money. We spent two hours here. Emotions would depend on your attachment to the War. Modern day parallels well tied in at the end...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Museum N, Public Relations Manager at Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Dear RobandChristina, thank you for your visit and positive message. Good to read you appreciate the audiotour, it is a plus for our visitors since one year. I understand you visited the photo exhibit 'Don't look back' of war photographer Mariëlle van Uitert. Until January...More

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blossominvecargill
23 May 2018|
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Thank you for your message. There is a possibility with public transport from Amsterdam. There are regular intercity trains between Amsterdam Central en ‘s-Hertogenbosch (Den Bosch) Central. From ‘s-Hertogenbosch Central... More
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Cianna F
23 February 2017|
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Hi Cianna, thank you for your question. The museum is opened from 10:00-17:00 Friday the 24th. Travel times to the museum depend on where you are staying that day, and on the manner of transport of course. In general a 2... More
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Kenzie J
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Hello Kenzie, you are welcome to visit our memorial centre on the 6ht of December; we don't sell tickets online. You can easily buy a ticket at the information desk. The museum is open from 10 o'clock. We also advise you to... More
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