The reviews so far range from "disgraceful" to "wonderful". Mine is somehwere in between. The house provides an interesting insight into life under the Nazis but I felt the guide, who told stories of Corrie ten Boom and her family, was not as objective as she might have been and was constantly putting her own religious spin on the stories. At times I felt uncomfortable with this and I felt at times she might burst into prayer which, for me, is definitely not what I want.
Some of the small group on the tour were clearly inspired at this religious nonsense as they were seen nodding sagely whenever, for example, the guide referred to miracles which had taken place in Belsen such as Corrie Ten Boom being able to smuggle in a Bible.
We were expected to be inspired that the Ten Boom family had held prayer meetings in the 1930's praying for peace in Jerusalem. I resisted the temptation to point out that their prayers had had little effect.
My advice is go to the Ten Boom museum with an open mind as there are some very good points about it. But if you're offended by those who evangelize then you might want to think twice.
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