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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The "Hollandsche Schouwburg", on a certain moment in time renamed the "Joodsche Schouwburg" by the nazis, because that theater was the only place of entertainment, allowed for the Jewish people in Amsterdam, has been transformed to a museum and memorial garden of the sufferings of...More

Thank Hendrik_NL
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

To hear how children and babies were smuggled to safety is very emotional. The staff are fantastic and take the time to speak with you individually and answer any questions you have. Well worth a visit. We brought them €15.00 ticket which gives access to...More

Thank RedJuly50
Reviewed 26 September 2018

A fascinating and moving memorial. There is an exhibit upstairs, which is certainly worth visiting. And there is a list of the surnames of all of the Jews from Amsterdam who were murdered in the Holocaust, which is also worth taking a few minutes to...More

Thank MMBMNY
Reviewed 19 August 2018

A site of great human suffering in WWII, this small museum is the place where jews were gathered in Amsterdam for deportation to Westerbork. On the ground floor are two impressive monuments: the remains of the theatre and the list of names of families lost....More

Thank Susan_030569
Reviewed 18 August 2018

I visited here using a combination ticket that included the Portuguese Synagogue, the Jewish History Museum and the Holocaust Museum. This venue and events that occurred there are closely linked to the Holocaust Museum (worth visiting but still in development). The exhibits here are quite...More

Thank betteskid
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This museum highlights the collection and deportation of Jewish families during WWII. It is sad and touching. The museum is small but well done.

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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

The place exudes the past and you cannot fail to feel the emotion of place and the horrendous inevitability of the people who were held here. Worth a visit if only to remind yourself of the importance of not turning a blind eye and choosing...More

Thank samuren
Reviewed 7 June 2018

We fell across this attraction after touring the Museum of the Resistance, which is now a memorial to those Jewish people who passed through here on their way to various camps. We learned about it at the museum across the street which is where the...More

Thank bLiselotte
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

As you have probably read, this was the assembly point for the Jews in Amsterdam to be shipped off by the Nazis. Very important because it was the last place for many that they saw their children. We only had 20 minutes there because it...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Hollandsche Schouwburg (National Holocaust Memorial) is not located in the Jewish quarter with most of the other Jewish sites but it is well worth a visit. The small scale of the museum should make it particularly attractive to families with young children as you can...More

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