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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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Inspiring, especially if you know their Story

The Ten Boom family, owned a clock shop during WWll. Their family hid Jews, during the German... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
via mobile
Well worth a visit

If you're in the area try and make a visit to this house. It was incredible to hear of the bravery... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
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19 Barteljorisstraat | North Holland, 2002 CE Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 531 0823

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Ten Boom family, owned a clock shop during WWll. Their family hid Jews, during the German occupation of Holland. They were betrayed by a local Dutch man,and placed in concentration camps. Everyone died, except for Corrie, who was miraculously released, by mistake, just days...More

Thank dejemahan
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

If you're in the area try and make a visit to this house. It was incredible to hear of the bravery and generosity of the family which was so well told by the engaging Deanja (sorry for the spelling!)

Thank dizzyb3
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Very interesting and compelling tour highlighting a remarkable lady's life and experience. Guide was engaging, knowledgable and personal. Loved the unashamed Christian theme of the tour. Highly recommend.

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Having read the books we were thrilled to be able to visit the house and see The Hiding Place. The guide was brilliant. Make sure you email them in advance to book a place on a tour. A short train ride from Amsterdam, but certainly...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

The ten Boom house was a place I had hoped to visit for many years. We got an equal amount of history and personal context which was helpful. As a Christian, of course that part of the story was important to me. I did not...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Corrie ten Boom and her family are hardly what we would consider to be prototype heroes. But when the time to stand or fall came, the ten Booms chose to risk their own lives to save those of the Jews of Haarlem and its surrounds....More

Thank Lancealot13
Reviewed 22 October 2017

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

Reviewed 20 October 2017 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 16 October 2017

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 16 October 2017

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
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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
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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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.