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Address: Mathilde Fibigers Have 2, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
Phone Number: 86-18-42-77
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I spent there almost 2 hours and learnt really interesting information about a dark part of the Danish history. And I could compare it to the Czech one. The English guidebook is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I spent there almost 2 hours and learnt really interesting information about a dark part of the Danish history. And I could compare it to the Czech one. The English guidebook is detailed enough. However, the recently installed posters could be in English as they aren´t usually described in the guidebook. The good think is it is not packed inside... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Established in the basement of the old police station in Aarhus and therefore the actual place where the German Gestapo had their local HQ during the German occupation the exhibition is placed in the right atmosphere. The museums tells the story of the life and resistance in Aarhus during the harsh German rule from 1940-45. Recommendable.

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Brisbane
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 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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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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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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Address: Mathilde Fibigers Have 2, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
Phone Number: 86-18-42-77
Location: Europe  >  Denmark  >  Jutland  >  East Jutland  >  Aarhus

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