The Archives & Museum of East Timorese Resistance, Dili

(4.6/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
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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  • A must-see when you visit Dili! Gives an insight into the occupation of East Timor, and we learnt a lot of new information. Definitely made me feel ashamed of the role Australia played in the Indonesi...  more »
  • This museum should absolutely be one of your first stops in Timor-Leste, as picking up some of the history of this new country will provide a good backdrop for any sightseeing trips. The focus is prim...  more »
  • The Archive and Museum is a beautiful space where we know how was the hardness of the struggle for national liberation. It was impressive. It was paid for with the lives of the Timorese and it wasn't easy. Sorry Valley visit
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