Resistance Museum, Amsterdam

Categories: History Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.4/5 based on 2,400+ reviews on the web
Witness the history of Dutch resistance to German occupation during World War II at Resistance Museum. This site tells the story of the Netherlands and its people from May 1940 to May 1945, when Nazi forces occupied the country. Discover the museum's permanent exhibit, which recreates everyday life for Dutch people in the 1930s and 1940s. Experience the feeling of walking down German-occupied streets in the Netherlands, and learn about small acts of resistance and larger historical moments of opposition during this time. Every country has its own piece of World War II history to share, and this museum is a wonderful place to learn about the Dutch perspective. Put Resistance Museum and other Amsterdam attractions into our Amsterdam itinerary builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • A museum that makes one think what would I have done, The area for children is also very good. Helpful staff. Audio guide included 
  • loved the history and everything about this museum it was a little small but has a lot of info, best to take some earphones with you so you can hear all the information given to you comfortably. 
  • This was more importantly to us than the Anne Frank house. We felt that we would get a better overview and understanding of what it was like to live in Holland and Amsterdam during WWII. It was an exc...  read more »
  • Very interesting walk through history. The audio guide is a good touch. Many things to discover in the many corners and hidden showcases.
  • Fantastic museum about WW2 and the Dutch resistance. Excellent for dyslexic/ADHD people because the audio tour which you take round with you reads out the information that's written when you touch it against the points.
  • A very underrated museum. Definitely the highlight of my trip. The history within the museum was incredible and the experience was one which will never be forgotten.
  • A very different war museum. Whilst most museum exhibitions dedicated to World War Two tend to focus on the weapons and fighting this museum is very different. The Netherlands fell quickly to the Nazis and didn't see much fighting so instead this museum focuses on the lives of the people in an occupied country. Do they cooperate or resist? What happens when they do? There's some fascinating exhibits here and I left feeling I'd learned a lot of things about WWII other museums hadn't covered.
  • Well organised, technologically equipped. Worth visiting if you are interested in colonial history and ww2.
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