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Verzets Museum

Turfmarkt 11, 8911 KS Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
31(0)58-2120111
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Ranked #7 of 10 Attractions in Leeuwarden
Type: History Museums
Description: This museum's theme is the dilemmas of W.W. II.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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istanbul
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70 reviews 70 reviews
25 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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

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leeuwarden
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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160 attraction reviews
193 helpful votes 193 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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