3. Vught: National Monument Concentration Camp Entry Ticket
Pre-book your ticket to Konzentrationslager Herzogenbusch or Kamp Vught and visit the memorial centre that gives an in-depth insight into the origins of Camp Vught and the lives of the people imprisoned there. Take some time at the permanent exhibition "Camp Vught: Seven Seasons and 32,000 Stories". Gain an insight into the history of Camp Vught based on many personal stories and objects. Hear stories about people from 35 different nationalities, who each experienced WWII in their own unique way. Make your way outside to the outdoor area which includes a model of the former campsite, a reconstructed barrack, several watch towers, the original crematorium, and a memorial to the children’s transports of June 1943. Visit Barrack 1B, which is the last remaining original barrack from Camp Vught. Discover the exhibition ‘If Walls Could Speak’ which covers 4 periods: the concentration camp (1943-1944), the use of the site as a place of residence for German civilian evacuees, Dutch people suspected of collaboration, and Moluccan KNIL soldiers and their families. Make your way to the former execution site of Camp Vught is within walking distance of the museum, hidden in the woods. Pause at the monument which marks the actual site where 329 men were executed. Along the access road to the museum, following the line of the camp's former railway, are two restored freight wagons. These wagons, a worldwide symbol of persecution and deportation during the Second World War.