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Must see, even if you don't think you're up to it

The curator and museum staff have made this a very worthwhile museum. It doesn't just focus on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brussels, Belgium
The holocaust, always to remember

A stunning museum that tells you the story of deportation, not only of Jews, but of everyone the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mechelen, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The curator and museum staff have made this a very worthwhile museum. It doesn't just focus on history's shameful tragedies, but also on places of resistance, making it a place of hope and enlightenment as well as a place of remembrance. (And Mechelen is a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A stunning museum that tells you the story of deportation, not only of Jews, but of everyone the Nazi's considered as inferior beings or as people who did not fit in the Arien picture. This museum shows you those who were deported and the way...More

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Reviewed May 31, 2018

Tribute to the Jews of Belgium who were sent from this old army barracks to various slave camps and for the grand majority, their death. The newer, taller building hosts art shows, but I found the actual museum across the street much more interesting. You...More

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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

You should visit this museum if you’re interested in WW2 history especially about how the Jews were captured and transported to the concentration camp.

1  Thank Evelyn1228
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

I was in Mechelen whilst my partner was at a business meeting, so I went along to visit this stunning museum. It is the Belgium’s holocaust museum but pays tribute to all those that also fought against the Nazis, like the resistance and political prisoners....More

1  Thank Jeffrey Z
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

A very detailed museum about the history of Jews before and during the Second World War in Europe and in Belgium

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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Lots of interesting information. We were impressed to see how open they were about the role Belgians played in the arrest and confinement of the prisoners.

Thank Carter G
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

Like the museum a lot . Very nice buliding. The victim photo wall is really touching your heart. The entrance ticket is little bit too much.

Thank Xu T
Reviewed November 9, 2017

As a Jew it was very moving - still is - to visit this museum, which I visited many times already and.... which was constructed as.... Yad Vashem in Jerusalem!!!!! VERY VERY moving was the entrance to the 3 rd floor.... Where.... the camp uniform...More

1  Thank superhadassah1
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

A wonderful exhibition about the horrors of war (WO I), drawings with soldiers, corpses, the differences between generals and footfolk... makes you consider and think about the purpose of war... even these days with what’s going on and different meanings of people! Really worth visiting!...More

Thank Steven L
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Response from Klaartje D | Property representative |
If you get off at Mechelen station (2 km from the museum), take bus number 500 (in the direction of Antwerp-Boom-Rumst), bus number 2 (in the direction of Tivoli) or bus number 5 (in the direction of Tivoli). Get off at the... More
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