Getting Here

The Corrie ten Boom House is located in the center of Haarlem at 19 barteljorisstraat, above the Ten Boom jewellery shop. The entrance to the house is on Schoutensteeg, the alleyway at the side of the house.

note: link to google maps; see http://www.britishmuseum.org/visiting/gettinghere.aspx
or http://www.si.edu/visit

by public transport

The Corrie ten Boom House is within easy reach by public transport. The Museum is less than 15-minute walk away from the train- and bus station at Haarlem Central Station . You can reach Barteljorisstraat through Kruisweg and Kruisstraat.

By car.

Visitors who travel by car best advised to use the parking garages the 'Appelaar' and the 'Raaks' in the center of Haarlem. From there , the Museum is less than a 10-minutes walk away via the Grote Markt ( Market Square)

a visit to haarlem

If you have to wait awhile for the next tour begin or have some time to spend after a tour, then visit some other beautiful places in Haarlem. The Grote Markt (Market Square) is famous for its Town Hall, the Fish Hall an the impressive St Bavo, the Dutch Reform church where the Ten Boom Family often attended. In one of her diaries, Corrie writes that as a child she used to play in this church. Inside St. Bavo, you can see and hear the church's famous organ that has been played by Mozart and Handel.
A 10-minute walk away from the Corrie ten Boom House you can finds the Teylers Museum. It is the oldest Museum in the Netherlands, dedicated to art and science. The Frans Hals Museum is also nearby and harbours a fine collection of old paintings, including paintings by Frans Hals himself. In addition, Haarlem also has many cours of almshouses.

The area of the south of Haarlem is know around the world for its fields of bulb flowers that colour the area in spring. A visit to the world-famous Keukenhof flower gardens in Lisse (open from March 30 through mid-May) can easily be combined with a visit to the Corri ten Boom House