Camp Westerbork Memorial Center
9414 TG Hooghalen
+31 (0)593 - 592600
Camp Westerbork Memorial Center is located in Hooghalen. You're advised to approach by 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 Camp 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 to Hooghalen. 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 and they are still about 10 to 12 km away from Camp Westerbork. Check NS.nl/en or 9292.nl/en for accurate travelinformation.
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 Memorial Center. 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. Ignoring 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.
note: due to Corona, the bus is currently not available. In case of disability, please ask for help at the front dest.