Guided visit

Guided tour of the museum

Throughout a guided tour of our permanent exhibition, you will found out everything there is to know about the history of the Dossin barracks during the Second World War and their function as a transit camp voor Jews en Roma. After watching an introductory film, your guide will take you on a journey into the history of the Holocaust. 

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Guided tour #FakeImages

Guided tour

Would you like to visit the temporary exhibition #FakeImages with a guide?  This is possible! A guide  gives you an insight into antisemitic images through the ages. A central role is given to propaganda material from before and during the Second World War. By means of actual examples, the guide demonstrates how timeless mechanisms such as stereotypes, prejudice, racism, deception and humour can be exposed.

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Guided tour Memorial

Discover the historic building of the old barracks and immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the past. Through personal stories of deportees and unique documents and photos, you will learn more about the arrival of Jews and ‘Roma’ in the Dossin Barracks. In this place, the occupying forces deprived them of their identity. Before they left by train, they waited insecurely for their fate to be decided...

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Mechelen for groups

A cup of coffee after your visit or a lunch with your group? The center of Mechelen will cater for all your needs and is only a ten minute walk away. There, you will find a broad range of bars and restaurants at your fingertips. If you want to explore the city further with your group, you can find inspiration on the website of tourism Mechelen.

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