Camp Vught National Memorial

Camp Vught, or Konzentrationslager Herzogenbusch, was the only SS concentration camp outside Nazi Germany during the Second World War. Our permanent exhibition gives a personal dimension to a number of historical events. They are told through individual stories of people who had more than 30 nationalities. Their stories remain.

Opening hours & ticket prices

Your ticket is a combi-ticket for a visit to Camp Vught National Memorial and Barracks 1B. Please be aware that Barracks 1B has limited opening hours; the ticket is valid for one visit to Barracks 1B during one month.

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Permanent exhibition

The exhibition “Camp Vught: seven seasons and 32,000 stories” presents the history of Camp Vught through many personal stories and objects. As many as 30 different nationalities are represented in these stories.

Barracks 1B is the last remaining authentic barrack of former Camp Vught. The exhibition “If walls could talk” encompasses four periods: the concentration camp (1943-1944) and the function of the site following the evacuation of the camp in September 1944. 

Family visit (10+)

A family visit to the museum is suitable for children over the age of 10. Visitors aged between 10 and 12 can take the junior audio tour “Behind barbed wire”. It links up with the stories in the permanent exhibition.

Audio tour '"Behind barbed wire"

Education pack for schools

You can book a tour and order a pre-visit education pack at the same time. Our pre-visit education pack is called ‘Camp Vught in the classroom’. The film included in this pack is available with English subtitles. We have two films with English subtitles available, one for primary schools: ‘Lege plekken’ (‘Empty spaces’) and one for secondary schools, ‘Wie helpt mij nu nog’ (‘Who will help me now?’).

Guided tours

You can book a tour at the Camp Vught National Memorial, and arrange a date and time in consultation with the staff.
A regular tour for a group of adults costs € 80,00 plus € 4,50 per participant (max. 25 persons)No entrance surplus for military groups and veteran groups. 
Tours for school groups are only € 45,00.
An additional € 10,00 will be charged when you book a tour in a foreign language.

Book a tour & contact

You can contact Liesbeth Prijt or Jessica Gommers from Monday to Friday or call (+31) (0) 73 656 6764. Once our staff have processed your reservation, you will receive an email with a confirmation.

Please note that only our guides may give tours at the Camp Vught National Memorial. School visits can only be arranged by appointment.
You may choose to add specific activities to your tour, such as:
• renting a space for your own activity;
• walking to the former execution site (without tour guide);
• watching a film (‘Kamp Vught in the klas’ with subtitles – € 25,00, max. 80 persons);
• arranging a meeting with a guest speaker.
If you would like more information about these activities and the costs, please contact us.

Execution site

The former execution site at Camp Vught is within walking distance of the museum, hidden in the woods. There is now a monument to the 329 men executed there. The trail is roughly 2.5 kilometres long.

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History

Read more about the construction and history of the camp during the war.

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Chek the house rules and the terms and conditons for visitors. For groups: read the booking conditons.
Any questions? Please mail info@nmkampvught.nl 

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