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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 must - and a note about "preaching"

A tribute to the bravery and devotion of this family - and I don't meant devotion to Jesus, but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gili G
Inappropriate preaching!!!

This visit to what I thought was a historical really soured my day trip to lovely Haarlem. I was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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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 1 week ago

A tribute to the bravery and devotion of this family - and I don't meant devotion to Jesus, but rather to humanity. It was chilling to stand in the hiding place and imagine people crawling into it and standing there for days. I was reluctant...More

Thank Gili G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This visit to what I thought was a historical really soured my day trip to lovely Haarlem. I was there with my mum and we knew that the Ten Boom family were practicing Christian's and it is indeed alpropriate to mention that in the context...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A highlight of Amsterdam. In Harlem which was a quick train ride from Amsterdam. Very moving and inspirational. Recommend book online to make sure you get in.

Thank Wendy F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely Christian woman gives a tour of this house to the first 20 people who are lined up behind the small, triangular sign at the specified time. Be sure you're one of the 20! In about an hour, the guide presents the history and...More

Thank -GulfCoastNative1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having read previous reviews we were apprehensive about potential proselytizing, particularly as we are Jewish. We need not have worried. Our tour was lead by Karin, who was absolutely wonderful. This is really a story of a profoundly Christian family, whose faith drove their actions....More

Thank charlesandlaura
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The house is quite small so only 20 visitors may enter at one time. This may mean a long wait, but worth it. Very interesting, tragic, heartwarming and inspiring.

Thank LZfan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would absolutely recommend going to the Corrie Ten Boom House. It was so interesting and enlightening. The tour guide we had did an excellent job. The tour is free but you need to sign up for a specific tour time online prior to going....More

Thank LadyBaylor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Read the book first. The tour guide did a good job of describing Corrie and the ten Boom family and their time/mission during WW2. They are a family to be marveled at. They were a shining beacon during these troubled times. We arrived for the...More

Thank ZC-pops
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When in Haarlem, this is a "must visit" opportunity. A reminder that we shouldn't take our freedom for granted.

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Book early. Only a few people are allowed on each tour time because the house is small. Read "The Hiding Place" before you go. Anne Frank is about people hiding; Corrie Ten Boom and family is about those who helped those in hiding. It was...More

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oday1976
29 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
3 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
4 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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