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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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Very interesting

Excellent guide, lots of information that really brought the books to life. This was good for me as... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2016
elaine_f_leighton
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Calne, United Kingdom
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Fascinating!

We had an excellent guide who spent 20 minutes telling the story before we toured the house. The... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2016
boltie2014
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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19 Barteljorisstraat | North Holland, 2002 CE Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed June 19, 2016

Excellent guide, lots of information that really brought the books to life. This was good for me as I had thoroughly researched before hand but also for my husband who know almost nothing! Worth visiting just to get an appreciation of how small the hiding...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2016

We had an excellent guide who spent 20 minutes telling the story before we toured the house. The Hiding place is incredibly small!

Thank boltie2014
Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

We waited in the rain for an hour before we could go in but it was worth it! Our volunteer tour guide was the sweetest little lady. She was a child during WWII in Holland. You are able to crawl into The Hiding Place and...More

1  Thank Sanyow
Reviewed June 12, 2016

They take only 20 people at a time so be their early to get in line. Once inside you will understand the size limitation - definitely not handicap accessible as need to be able to climb numerous steep & narrow stairways. Fortunately I had read...More

Thank Janicew13
Reviewed June 9, 2016

This was a dream come true. Very easy to get to by train and a short walk through town. Be sure to get there very early if you want to get a spot on the tour. they take a max of 20 people.

Thank Addie M
Reviewed June 7, 2016

This was a chance find as we did not plan this. Haarlem is a beautiful place and we are very glad to have made a trip here. This place was an icing on the cake. I enjoyed Anne Frank's museum very much a few years...More

Thank chernster
Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

We took our son and his fiancé here as I remember my mother reading this book when I was longer and wanted to see where it all happened. Worth a visit.

Thank 338SharonS
Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Great tour and marvel at her Corrie's boldness to tell the good news. A must visit for everyone! The guide was able to tell her story with images in the house.

Thank Joyce S
Reviewed May 30, 2016

We found this the most moving part of our trip. This ordinary Christian family, the Ten Boom watchmaking business, helped to save the lives of 800 Jews at the risk to their own. You can see the house very little changed and the secret room....More

2  Thank Jennieck2
Reviewed May 25, 2016

It's not super easy to find, but the message of the Corrie ten Boom House should be heard by everyone. They can only take 20 at a time. It's very small, so plan to have lunch of see of the other other great parts of...More

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jeberle2016
How long does the tour last? For a person who wants plenty of time to soak it all in an has read and reread Corrie's books, is 2-3 hours enough time? What time do things open in Haarlem? Is it possible to arrive in the city by 8:30 and see a few things prior to a 10am tour, or do things not open until later? This is a highlight for us and we want to give it plenty of time, but also need to get to move on to the next train leg of our trip. Trying to book train tickets that give us time in the next area, but enough time in Haarlem.
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 1.Will the house be open on King's Day holiday 4/27/17 this year? 2. Will we be able to catch a train there going from and returning to Central Station that Thursday? I understand the routing is different for the holiday. 3. Any reservations to tour the house still available for King's Day with an English language guide? Thank you!
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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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micyer
looking for a private tour guide who can show us the corrie ten boom house and haarlem area
March 7, 2017|
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Response from Kory C | Reviewed this property |
There is also a really nice seaside restaurant about 20 minutes away from here at De Haven van Zandevort on Strandafgang Paulus Loot 9, 2042 AA. Zandvoort The Netherlands. +31235718888
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