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Besaettelsesmuseet

Mathilde Fibigers Have 2, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
86-18-42-77
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Ranked #17 of 111 Attractions in Aarhus
Type: Museums
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English first
Brisbane
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60 reviews 60 reviews
24 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Our cruise ship was berthed in Arhus for only a few hours and, after wandering around the Old Town, we made our way to Besaettelsesmuseet, the Resistance Museum. We had researched it prior to leaving on our cruise and we were very pleased that we decided to spend the majority of our time here. All of the signs and information... More

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Fallbrook, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This is an excellent (although small) museum detailing the German occupation in WWII. The museum has most of the information in English. Since I do not read Danish this was a welcomed bonus.

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Miami, Florida
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177 reviews 177 reviews
43 attraction reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We had learned about the "Occupation Museum" online while researching Aarhus, which was a stop on our cruise. It turned out that this museum contains one of the most comprehensive collections of World War II memoribilia we have seen. The collection is mostly military and domestic artifacts related to Aarhus's history during the war, especially from one day when a... More

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Aarhus, Denmark
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

I recently spent a bit over an hour and a half here - it's a good little museum if you're interested in learning about the history of the German occupation of Aarhus. There's a lot of detailed information here about all aspects of life during the war (most of it in Danish with some primary sources in German - I... More

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