Practical

Rates

Individual visit: €9
Youngsters -21: €4
Combi with permanent exhibition: €16

Tickets

OPENING TIMES

Monday: 09:00 – 17:00
Tuesday: 09:00 – 17:00
Wednesday: closed
Thursday: 09:00 – 17:00
Friday: 09:00 – 17:00
Saturday: 09:30 – 17:00
Sunday: 09:30 – 17:00

Date

From January, 28 2021  to December, 7 2021

 

GUIDED TOUR

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ACCESSIBILITY

Kazerne Dossin
Goswin de Stassartstraat 153
2800 Mechelen

Belgium

 

 

 

Kazerne Dossin is easily accessible with public transport. The museum itself does not have a parking, but there are plenty of possibilities nearby. The underground parking ‘Tinel’ is within walking distance of the museum.

CORONAPROOF… WHAT CAN WE ALL DO TO ENSURE THAT VISITS ARE SAFE?  

Plan your visit

  • You are advised to book an entry slot in advance so that we can spread out the visits. You can book here. If you are unable to do it online, send an email to  reservaties@kazernedossin.eu​​​​​​
  • The opening times remain unchanged.
  • You are obliged to wear a face mask.
  • The lockers are closed. Visitors can use the unsupervised cloakroom. You can take a small handbag into the exhibition area. We advise against arriving with large rucksacks or suitcases.
  • Our audio guides cannot be used for the time being, but all the content is available on the IZI Travel app. Download the app  via Google Play or Apple Store before your visit and make sure your smartphone is fully charged.

During your visit

  • You’ll find a plexiglas screen at the ticket office; otherwise our front-of-house staff will help you from a safe distance. Please note: at the moment you can only pay electronically.
  • Hand sanitizer gel is provided at the entrance to the museum and in the museum shop.
  • Please observe the social distancing rules and maintain the1.5 m distance. Of course people from the same bubble do not need to maintain that physical distance.
  • The marked route is designed to keep contact between visitors to a minimum. There is no time limit on your visit, so please don’t feel rushed.
  • Kindly use the stairs wherever possible so as to free up the lifts for visitors with restricted mobility.
  • The folding chairs cannot be used at the moment. However, you are welcome to sit on the benches in the museum.
  • You can operate the touchscreens provided you wear a glove. These are available at the museum reception desk.
  • Drinks and snacks can be purchased from the vending machine.
  • The toilets and other public places are cleaned regularly.
  • If you are visiting the museum with children, you can still follow the family trail. For the hands-on activities, gloves are available from the reception desk.

CONTACT

Kazerne Dossin
Goswin de Stassartstraat 153, B-2800 Mechelen
+ 32 (0) 15 29 06 60

Kazerne Dossin?

Kazerne Dossin is a memorial, museum and research centre on Holocaust and Human Rights located on a site laden with remembrance.

Between 1942 and 1944 the Nazis used the Dossin barracks in Mechelen as a transit camp from where 26,000 Jews, Roma and Sinti were deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau by means of 28 train-transports. Only about 5 % of the deported survived. Today, the former barracks house a Memorial, a space for contemplation.

Kazerne Dossin is also a museum devoted to human rights in general. It therefore explores the timeless mechanisms that lead to group violence and – in some cases – even to mass murder and genocide.

VISIT THE Kazerne dossin website

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