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Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught

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Lest we forget....a stark reminder to us all

The combined entry ticket affords you entry into both the Memorial and Barrack B1. We paid 7 1/2... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
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An important monument to visit while in the Netherlands. Exhibits are moving, museum is modern and... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
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Camp Vught National Memorial (Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught ) is located on part of the former SS camp Konzentrationslager Herzogenbusch, also known as Camp Vught (January 1943 – September 1944). The combined memorial centre and museum features...more
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 July 2014

As with other reviewers, I have visited Auschwitz-Birkenau and Dachau, and Camp Vught is not on the same scale. It is, however, worthy of a visit if you are seeking a concentration camp exposure during a visit to Amsterdam. A train to Herzoegenbusch, then a...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2012

Camp Vught Memorial is actually a bit small. it is adjacent to the Resiatance museum (or making one part with it, that was not clear to me, and most of its former grounds have been taking over by the large prison there. Close bye -in...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

The combined entry ticket affords you entry into both the Memorial and Barrack B1. We paid 7 1/2 Euros each, plus 2 1/2 Euros each for the audio guide. I would strongly recommend the audio guide as it tells the full story of the atrocities...More

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Museum N, Public Relations Manager at Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you for your interest! The audiotour is indeed very useful. In future all texts will be bilingual, we plan te re-open in November 2019.

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

An important monument to visit while in the Netherlands. Exhibits are moving, museum is modern and staff is knowledgeable. Every bit as significant as the Anne Frank house.

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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Small but still tells its story. The remains of the camp, the reconstructed parts and the museum all present this story very well. The audioguide is very effective to help understand it all better. The children's monument though says it all. An emotional glimpse back...More

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Museum N, Public Relations Manager at Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Did you do the audiotour in English? We would like to know your opinion concerning your visit. Would you be willing to participate in our online survey, if yes please send your mailadress to info@nmkampvught.nl and we send you a link to the survey. Thank...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This museum is beautiful. It’s been lovingly restored to reflect the period that it served as a camp for Dutch Jews to be transported to Nazi camps, such as Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen. There are personal belongings on display, which were left behind by the prisoners...More

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Museum N, Public Relations Manager at Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Hello Rsars, thank you for your positive recommendation. Hopefully you took the English audiotour to fully comprehend the context of the history that happened here. In future we hope to present a bilingual presentation, that will be opened in 2019, thus 75 years after this...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017

if you don't speak dutch make sure you ask for the english audio guide, all the texts are in dutch only. Its a good size collection of interesting objects, news articles, original speeches to show you the social situation of the time and how those...More

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Museum N, Public Relations Manager at Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Hello TouringRita, Thank you very much for your kind review. The audio guide is a recent addition to our facilities. We are happy to hear that it was helpful to you. Thank you for your visit Camp Vught National Memorial.

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We went here on our way to Denmark. It's an excellent recreation of a concentration camp with some original features. It's feels grim as it's next to a prison. A shame none of the information is in EnglishMore

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Museum N, Public Relations Manager at Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for your message. We are sorry you apparently didn't borrow the 'audiotour' which is available in English, German and French and which offers valuable information. Indeed the museum itself was nog provided with English texts in 2002, we didn't expect visitors from abroad...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

This concentration camp is very interesting. You can still find some of the original building and fences. I highly recommend to take an audio-guide which gives you a lot of addition interesting information about each part of the camp. When coming on Sunday there was...More

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Museum N, Public Relations Manager at Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for your recommendation! Unfortunately public transport is limited indeed. There is a small bus managed by volunteers (buurtbus 213) which drives from station 's-Hertogenbosch and stops in front of our door, but not on Sundays. We hope this will change in future.

Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

This attraction was extremely well presented, and represented in detail. We opted for the handheld vocal tour- well with the extra money. We spent two hours here. Emotions would depend on your attachment to the War. Modern day parallels well tied in at the end...More

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Museum N, Public Relations Manager at Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Dear RobandChristina, thank you for your visit and positive message. Good to read you appreciate the audiotour, it is a plus for our visitors since one year. I understand you visited the photo exhibit 'Don't look back' of war photographer Mariëlle van Uitert. Until January...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Spent around 2 hours here with my mother and 12 year old son. Quite hard to find unless you have satnav as the signage is not that obvious. Parking is fine and the main building is next to what appears to be a current prison....More

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Museum N, Public Relations Manager at Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Thank you for your visit and remarks! We plan to open a 'brand new' exhibition in 2019 which we be completely multi-lingual. The audiotour (only available since July last year) is a solution to offer more than just the Dutch texts. It appears to be...More

Reviewed 31 October 2016

Restoration and displays from a German Concentration Camp that later held informants as the Liberation happened and then housed Indonesian members of the Dutch Army. An overview of what happened in the Netherlands still is a shock. If you can't read Dutch then pay 2...More

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Museum N, Public Relations Manager at Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2016

Dear Ed, we appreciated you visited our museum on both locations and thank you for your message. Please spread the word! Good to read the audiotour offers good information; we have the 'Podcatcher' in our museum since last July in English and German.

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blossominvecargill
22 May 2018|
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Thank you for your message. There is a possibility with public transport from Amsterdam. There are regular intercity trains between Amsterdam Central en ‘s-Hertogenbosch (Den Bosch) Central. From ‘s-Hertogenbosch Central... More
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Cianna F
22 February 2017|
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Hi Cianna, thank you for your question. The museum is opened from 10:00-17:00 Friday the 24th. Travel times to the museum depend on where you are staying that day, and on the manner of transport of course. In general a 2... More
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Kenzie J
1 December 2016|
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Hello Kenzie, you are welcome to visit our memorial centre on the 6ht of December; we don't sell tickets online. You can easily buy a ticket at the information desk. The museum is open from 10 o'clock. We also advise you to... More
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