Kazerne Dossin

Kazerne Dossin is a very special place of remembrance for Belgium. As 'SS Sammellager Mecheln', the Dossin barracks was a waitingroom for death for more than 25,000 Jews and gypsies from Belgium and Northern France during the Second World War.

A brand-new museum has been built to record the historical significance of this place for present and future generations and to illustrate themes like racism, exclusion and human rights. The combination of the human rights theme and the historical story of the Holocaust in Belgium makes Kazerne Dossin a project of European interest. The new museum was designed by leading architect and former Flemish Government Architect bOb Van Reeth.





Monday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday closed
Thursday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 9.30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday 9.30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

closed: Sun 1 January 2017, Sun 25 December 2016, Mon 3 October 2016, Tue 4 October 2016, Wed 12 October 2016


Kazerne Dossin, Goswin de Stassartstraat 153, 2800 Mechelen