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Address: Prinsengracht 8, 2512 GA, The Hague, The Netherlands
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+31 70 310 0050
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An entirely new world lies hidden behind the museum’s beautiful historical...

An entirely new world lies hidden behind the museum’s beautiful historical facade. A world in which you, the visitor, play the starring role. Listen as we tell you the real life stories of people from all over the world who have survived disasters, or were forced to flee their homeland. But we have far more to share with you… we give you a chance to walk in their shoes, and feel what it’s like to be a victim.

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experience how a refugee would be 'processed' after fleeing

The 45 minutes experience is available in Dutch and English. You enter a normal room, then a room in chaos and the radio tells you that you have to flee. On to other rooms... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
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Breukelen Ut
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727 reviews
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

The 45 minutes experience is available in Dutch and English. You enter a normal room, then a room in chaos and the radio tells you that you have to flee. On to other rooms. Finally you are being 'processed' by an official and once approved you enter a room where you are 'no one'. Then you can see videos of... More 

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huddersfield
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

This is the chance to imagine having to leave your home in the Hague and what it is like to be a refugee. Make sure you use the English or Dutch headphones as needed.

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Morocco
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

A clever way of creating empathy for what makes up a large portion of the populations of the Netherlands: immigrants and refugees. I enjoyed the personal stories, interviews, and videos.

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Beijing, China
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166 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

It is a special museum allowing you to experience how refugees travel a long way to the Netherlands and get registered. However, the experience is made to be too simple and unimpressive. When I went through Zone A which mimics the way from refugees' home country to Holland, I couldn't feel the danger they encounter or the torture they have.... More 

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

This is not just a museum where you can look at things; you can actually make a journey to experience what it is like when you have to flee and become a refugee. It is interesting and a bit discomforting, and will definitely give you food for thought. I think it's suitable for many different kinds of people and ages... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

This museum is amazing! The concept is interactive, so you can learn on the life of refugee from your own experience here. You can look humanity problem from a different perspective and feel a little bit chilly to have yourself walk through bumpy journey fleeing from danger behind you. A great work and a must experience for everyone to awake... More 

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Thank Cindynurfitri
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249 reviews
132 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

I often take my International freinds here, but the museum has little temporary exhibitions. The museum general tour on the experience as a refugee does it well,and it's definitely worth it when you are doing this for the first time. What certainly is worthwhile is to look at the website of the Humanity House before going since they also have... More 

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Thank Sohail B
Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

A stunning immersion into a refugee life. It's the most relevant museum I saw in years, it's well displayed, to the details, and gives an excellent insight of what refugees go through. The highlights for me were the mirror room and the interview. EVERY person should visit it, especially teenagers.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 August 2015

This amazing museum offers an immersion into what it is like to be a refugee, from the time of the need to leave your home to the relocation. Reading stories about amnesty seekers and actually experiencing the process are as different as apples and oranges. My hope is young and all will take time out from seeing the Dutch Masters... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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72 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2015

Humanity House is a museum, a cafe and a gallery. The design was very trendy, immediately walked in, you can feel the vibrant. Great Cafe in the first floor. Excellent location, near the Grote Markt in the the central.

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