Kamp Westerbork, Hooghalen

#1 of 26 in Historic Sites in Drenthe Province
Must see · Historic Site · Tourist Spot
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  • Impressing experience, yet the camp is morphed too much into a modern activity rather than memorial place. With many thousands being departed from this very imp, and the horror stories tied to this...  more »
  • We went here while on a 3 day short stay in the area. Very informative place to walk around and see how bad Germany was in WWII. Also, if you go here, make sure you go to the museum and pick up a...  more »
  • The memorial centre is entirely on the first floor and wheelchair accessible. Wide corridors, big entrance. Excellent accessible toilet. Extra textual information set available at the reception for deaf people. Lots of videos (story telling) and audio fragments. The bus that goes from the centre to the actual Kamp Westerbork is wheelchair accessible and rides nonstop back and forth. If you use a power chair the route through the forest is via a concrete pathway. Lots of mosquitos, be prepared!
  • Very interesting museum and Memorial centre. The transit camp is aproximately 2,5-3 km from the museum and can be reached by foot or by bus. Both the museum and the camp are quite small, so don't expect to be able to spend an entire day here. Nevertheless, it's well worth the money.
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