Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught [Herzogenbusch Concentration Camp]

Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught
A small part of this former SS concentration camp houses the Herzogenbusch Concentration Camp Museum. There is a memorial centre, a preserved part of the old camp that has remained unchanged and the execution grounds where prisoners were shot. The crematorium, the rebuilt barrack and the monument to to the camp's child victim's are especially moving.
In total, at least 31,000 people were imprisoned in the camp between January 1943 and September 1944 for shorter or longer durations. Alongside Jews were other unlucky souls, mostly  Roma (Gypsies), resistance activists and Jehovah’s witnesses. Of these people, 421 children, women and men died in the camp from hunger, disease, and maltreatment; 329 prisoners were shot just outside the camp.
But for the majority of the prisoners, Herzogenbusch Concentration Camp was an intermediate stop. From here they were transported to other camps, which, in most cases, meant death. Take a train, taxi or local bus No. 203 from ’s-Hertogenbosch Central Station to the Lunettenlaan stop. The museum is open on Mondays in the months July and August (12.00–17.00).

Admission: donations.

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Nationaal Monument Kamp Vught Comments

  • What can you say after hearing so much tragedy? Only a big, big, big compliment to the people running this great museum. They deserve a medal for bringing this painful history back to our minds so we will never ever forget these dark days.


Open 10:00-17.00, Sat, Sun 12:00-17:00. Closed Mon.


Lunettenlaan 600, Vught


(+31) 736 56 67 64


Conference facilities Guarded parking Facilities for disabled Child-friendly Non-smoking No Credit cards

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