The Archives & Museum of East Timorese Resistance, Dili

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Documenting East Timor's 24-year battle against Indonesian occupation, The Archives & Museum of East Timorese Resistance offers an in-depth look at the struggle though a variety of artifacts from the conflict. Set in the grand Portugese Court of Justice, the modern and well-equipped permanent exhibition started in 2012, and holds a large amount of information regarding the country's fight for independence. Observe and inspect documents, photographs, videos, weapons, and communication equipment as they paint an intricate historical background to the subject. The museum also contains an adjoining exhibition space, which holds temporary exhibitions of various traditonal cultural arts and crafts. Plan your The Archives & Museum of East Timorese Resistance visit and explore what else you can see and do in Dili using our Dili vacation route planner.
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  • nice museum with an easy-going atmosphere... It is interesting to go trough the path of what happen in East Timor since the Portuguese invasion to becomes a Country, but there is more text than images...  more »
  • It was fascinating visit which gives a good insight into Timor Leste's history and hard fought journey to Independence. Well worth doing.  more »
  • This is probably the first stop to make in Dili as it gives you an overview of the tragic history of the East Timorese but also their resilience and courage. It tracks through Portugese and Indonesian...  more »