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 on a visit to Dili. Very exciting and impressive! Also well done! Be sure to look at.
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  • I enjoyed this museum, since I did not know much about East Timor. The museum gives you a good overview of what happened from the early ages to the Portuguese dynasty to the Indonesian occupation. It ...  more »
  • Sporadic opening hours mean you might have a few goes at getting in but well worth it when you do. Well thought out exhibit.