Route descriptions

Camp Westerbork Memorial Center
Oosthalen 8
9414 TG Hooghalen
+31 (0)593 - 592600
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Camp Westerbork Memorial Center is located in Hooghalen. You're advised to approach by A28 motorway.

Traveling from the south, take exit 31-Westerbork. After 378 metres, take the second exit at the roundabout to the N381. After 633 metres, keep right. After 437 metres, take the first exit on the roundabout. After 268 metres, take the second exit on the roundabout. After approximately 9 kilometres, take the exit to Camp Westerbork. Cross the railway and you will reach your destination in approximately 1 kilometre.

Traveling from the north of Assen, take exit 32 Assen-Zuid to Hooghalen. After approximately 5 kilometres, take the third exit on the roundabout (near Hooghalen). After crossing the railway, you will reach your destination in about 1 kilometre.

At the museum, free parking is available. There are five disabled access parking bays.

Wheelchairs are available at the museum, please ask at the front desk.

Getting there by train
The closest railway stations to Camp Westerbork are Assen and Beilen, they are still about 10 to 12 kilometres away from Camp Westerbork. Check NS.nl/en or 9292.nl/en for accurate travel information.

To the former camp site
The former camp site, where monuments like the National Westerbork Memorial are located, is situated about 3 kilometres from the Memorial Center. Close to the site is Astron, the Dutch Institute for Radio Astronomy. Because of this, motorised vehicles and the use of electronic devices are prohibited in this area. Ignoring these rules could incur a fine, so we advise you to walk, cycle or make use of the Visitor Centre bus service (single ticket € 2.00). Buses leave every 20 minutes from the front of the museum.

Note: due to corona measures, the bus is currently not available. If you have a disability, please ask for help at the front desk.

To the former camp site
The former camp site, where monuments like the National Westerbork Memorial are located, is situated almost 2 miles from the Memorial Center. Close to the site is Astron, the Dutch Institute for Radio Astronomy. Because of this, motorised vehicles and the use of electronic devices are prohibited in this area. Ignoring these rules could incur a fine so we advise you to walk, cycle or make use of the Visitor Centre bus service (single ticket € 2,00). Busses leave every 20 minutes from the front of the museum.

note: due to Corona, the bus is currently not available. In case of disability, please ask for help at the front dest.

  • European Heritage Label
  • Unesco

Route descriptions

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