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The Resistance Museum (Amsterdams Verzetsmuseum)

Plantage Kerklaan 61a, 1018 Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Binnenstad)
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Dallas, Texas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

I knew little about the Resistance movement in Holland before this visit...glad we went...lots to learn about this country's stand against the Nazi's,etc...recommended!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Simple and straightforward approach to curation. Tells a story about the nation and about how people responded to an occupation that started after only 10 days of conflict. Focus on young teenagers excellent. English language information across all areas. Exhibition about Japanese occupation of the East Indies very interesting. Multiracial resistance to tyranny noted.

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Georgetown, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Very cool museum. We had been looking for some place to buy WW2 memorabilia without success. It's all in this museum. The layout is a little confusing and if you are not careful you could miss parts. Not a lot of fighting depicted. The Dutch resisted by having strikes. I recommend this museum to everyone.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

This has got to be one of the best museums in Amsterdam and no tourist should leave without seeing this! Very interesting and informative account of the occupation and how this impacted on people and their everyday lives, with so many pictures and detailed information on display that you should not be surprised to spend a few hours here.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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30 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

A well laid out museum with plenty to see. You get a free head set, ask them how to use it. The story's re well put together

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Yuba City, California, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

This museum is tucked away across from the Amsterdam Zoo. It is a self guided tour and all the information on the placards are in Dutch and English. There are a lot of artifacts and displays to go through. It explains how life was before the German Invasion and then how life was after. The Dutch had to choose whether... More

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Bleadon, UK
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

If tyrants took over your country what would you do? Collaborate, try and ignore it, run away or fight it? I guess we all have an established idea of what we would do. After visiting this wonderful museum I'm no longer so confident about how easy it would be to make that decision. Other reviewers have observed that you need... More

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Calgary
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

This was the biggest positive surprise of our trip to Europe. What an incredible museum and an absolute must see for anyone travelling to Amsterdam. This relatively small, introspective and thought provoking museum was enthralling to our group of 2 adults and 3 teenagers. After 2 hours we had already voted this our favourite stop, then we discovered their new... More

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New York City, New York
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81 reviews 81 reviews
10 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

The name really doesn't tell the whole story of this wonderful, densely packed museum of the Netherlands during the War. You must go here, and you must give yourself a lot of time to take it all in. This is one of the world's best little museums, and a true gem when it comes to understanding WWII.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

This was one of my favorite museums to visit while in the city. I spent more than 4 hrs here, taking a break for lunch at the cafe next door. There is a free audio guide that comes with the ticket, and is one of the museums you can use your museumkart with. The displays are so interactive and visually... More

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