The Archives & Museum of East Timorese Resistance, Dili

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 140+ 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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  • I wasn't really familiar with the history of what happened in East Timor but the museum gives a very thorough time line for you to look at the pictures and read all about it. There are a few Televisio...  read more »
  • Take time to explore exhibits. Items for sale support a charitable foundation. Quiet enjoyable way to absorb some history and hopes for a wonderful country 
  • This is an excellent museum which details the fight for independence from both the Portuguese and the Indonesians. The exhibits are described really well and the timeline and exhibit details are in mu...  read more »
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