The Camp Vught National Memorial

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The Camp Vught National Memorial

Camp Vught (Herzogenbusch concentration camp) was a Nazi concentration camp located in Vught near the city of 's-Hertogenbosch.

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Camp Vught (Herzogenbusch concentration camp) was a Nazi concentration camp located in Vught near the city of 's-Hertogenbosch.

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  • Experience the history and the current importance of the former SS camp Vught.

Herzogenbush Concentration Camp

Camp Vught was the only concentration camp run directly by the SS in western Europe outside of Germany. The camp was first used in 1943 and held 31,000 prisoners and 749 prisoners died in the camp, others were transferred to other camps shortly before the camp was liberated by the Allied Forces in 1944.

Museum and Monument

Nowadays, on the former site of the concentration camp, an educational museum is to be found as well as a prisoner's barrack, three watch towers and the original fencing,  and cell 115 - where the horrible bunker tragedy took place - have been reconstructed. The execution site is now a national monument, listing all the people who died here.

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Address: 
Lunettenlaan 600
5263NT Vught

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