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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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The story of Corrie and her family can hold itself without the need to spice it up with religious... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Arlene5826
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Bilbao, Spain
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The house is easily overlooked. It's behind a watch store and a museum sign shows the entrance. It... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Beverly B
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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 yesterday via mobile

The story of Corrie and her family can hold itself without the need to spice it up with religious ingredients. Am sure religion can give us enough faith and strength when facing adversity. However there is something unique in each of us which is undeniably...More

Thank Arlene5826
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The house is easily overlooked. It's behind a watch store and a museum sign shows the entrance. It is free but they encourage donations. It is limited to 20 people at a time not always in English. It gets hot and stuffy and there are...More

1  Thank Beverly B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We called on the of chance that we may be able to get in they do run a prebooking system and then they make up the number as they can only take about twenty visitors at a time. The guide was very passionate about the...More

Thank Roy P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

16 mins by train from Amsterdam Central , great personal tour , so much history and heartache in this house , jewelry stored connected , my sister bought us two beautiful rings , the jeweler was super nice and talked to us about all kinds...More

Thank Hipchik69
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very nice visit. Thought provoking, friendly staff. Inspiring Christian faith in action. Well worth visit.

Thank AxbridgeClaret
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great short (1 hour) tour about a wonderful woman. The group is only 20 people so make a reservation as soon as you know your date. Only certain tours can have reservations while others are show up and wait. I remembered reading the story as...More

Thank haduty
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had not heard of Corrie Ten Boom or the book/film the hiding place before. We had just a few hours in Haarlem ahead of catching a ferry to the UK and we're lucky enough to get on an English speaking tour just by queueing...More

Thank kate m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Apart from the Fact that Haarlem is a beautiful little town, the Corrie ten Boom House is in the hart of the old town and is so ful of history and bravery and life lessons, that i found the whole visit fantastic. The guides are...More

Thank Jan hendrik V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a English speaking tour about a month prior to travelling & we were so pleased we did as our tour was booked out (also the rest of the day as well). Our guide was Aty a lovely Dutch lady, who told the story...More

Thank missyAustralia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was told by friends to go to this house about a Christian family protecting the Jews during WWII. You can make reservations 5 days in advance. I was not aware of this and the first two tours in English at 10:00 and 11:30 were...More

Thank Kara79
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oday1976
May 29, 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
May 3, 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
April 4, 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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