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Frisian Resistance Museum

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Address: Wilhelminaplein 92, 8911 BS Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 31582555500
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The best museum in Leeuwarden

Overseas guests often know little about NL during the war and this museum brings it to life. Well worth a visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2012
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

The Verzets Museum or Museum of Resistance depicts the struggle of the people of Friesland and those who fled from Holland during the second World War in a educative way and makes history personal with the eye witness stories of those who suffered the Nazi occupation in the Northern Netherlands. The Museum is located inside the new recently inaugurated Fries... More 

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25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

In fact, I had expected so many things about this museum, but unfortunately even it is a well organized museum, it just gives a superficial view on Dutch resistance against Nazi Germany. For instance huge strikes and their role against discrimination and sending concentration camps of Jewish people are mentioned very little. Anyway, if you read something about Dutch history... More 

1 Thank conf-traveller
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

Overseas guests often know little about NL during the war and this museum brings it to life. Well worth a visit.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2009

This is part of the Fries museum in Leewarden, which together with the rest proved to be a bit of a disappointment assuming this is the main museum to represent the Friesland province. Even though the building in itself is representative, the quality of the various exhibition was of a standard below what you normally would expect. It did not... More 

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