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Herinneringscentrum Kamp Westerbork
Oosthalen 8
9414 TG Hooghalen
0593 - 592600
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Herinneringscentrum Kamp Westerbork is located in Hooghalen. You're advised to approach on the A28 motorway.

Traveling from the South, take exit 31-Westerbork. After 378 m take the second exit at the roundabout to the N381. After 633 m keep right. After 437 m take the first exit on the roundabout. After 268 m take the second exit on the roundabout. After ca. 9 km take the exit to Kamp Westerbork. After crossing the railway, you will reach your destination in ca. 1 km.

Traveling from the North of Assen, take exit 32 Assen-Zuid. After ca. 5 km take the third exit on the roundabout (near Hooghalen). After crossing the railway, you will reach your destination in ca. 1 km.

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

Wheelchairs are available at the museum, please ask at the frontdesk.

Getting there by train
The closest railway stations to kamp Westerbork are Assen and Beilen, although only stopping trains stop at Beilen. For journey planning, prices, departure and arrival information go to or

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 Herinneringscentrum Kamp Westerbork. 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, as these disturb Astron’s observation activity. Infringement of 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.

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Route descriptions

How do you reach Herinneringscentrum Kamp Westerbork? Click here to learn more about transport options and accessibility.

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