'Memorial. And exhibition on Holocaust.'
Memorial and exhibition on the Holocaust in the Netherlands. The terrible facts are brought sober. Stop for a moment.
- good exhibition
- emotional memorial
Our review of Hollandse Schouwburg
From here to a concentration camp
The Hollandsche Schouwburg was until the second world war a theatre. Now it is both a monument and an exhibition space. Topic is the terrible persecution of the Jews in the Netherlands during WWII. From On this site the Amsterdam Jews were deported to concentration camps in Germany. Most have not survived.
You will find on the ground floor all 6700 family names of the 104,000 Jews who have died. Outside, behind de Hollandsche Schouwburg, is a memorial place. Most people will be impressed.
Above is a small and good furnished exhibition that shows how and when the ever stricter rules for Jews were deployed by the Germans. And how they were deported to extermination camps from de Hollandsche Schouwburg. The exhibition is sober of intent. The true story unfortunately remains impressive as chilling.
Facts of Hollandse Schouwburg
Duration of visit
Amount of visitors
every day. Closed september 17, 18 and 26 in 2012
11am - 4pm. December 24,25 and 31 from 11am -3 pm
Plantage Middenlaan 24