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Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, Amsterdam

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Witness the history of Dutch resistance to German occupation during World War II at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam. This site tells the story of the Netherlands and its people from May 1940 to May 1945, when Nazi forces occupied the country. Discover the museum's permanent exhibit, which recreates everyday life for Dutch people in the 1930s and 1940s. Experience the feeling of walking down German-occupied streets in the Netherlands, and learn about small acts of resistance and larger historical moments of opposition during this time. Every country has its own piece of World War II history to share, and this museum is a wonderful place to learn about the Dutch perspective. Plan to visit Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Amsterdam attractions using our Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.
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  • Fascinating and important history of the Netherland’s occupation by - and resistance against - the Nazis. Just been renovated so worth a visit even if you’ve been before! 
    Fascinating and important history of the Netherland’s occupation by - and resistance against - the Nazis. Just been renovated so worth a visit even if you’ve been before!  more »
  • Excellent excursion. Well worth doing. The entire museum and the exhibits are so well put together. The dialogue in all languages is professional and very slickly put together. The exhibits are... 
    Excellent excursion. Well worth doing. The entire museum and the exhibits are so well put together. The dialogue in all languages is professional and very slickly put together. The exhibits are...  more »
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  • A really nice museum, I wasn't expecting to have so much to learn. I read somewhere you could easily visit it in 2 hours but I'd say something between 3/4 hours is the ideal. We couldn't see everything as much as we'd like because of it. It has a lot of interactive points. Can only recommend it!
  • Wonderful and thought provoking museum. There are self guided audiotours and texts in both English and Dutch. The museum design makes you feel like you are secretively observing many things, though small windows and clever displays. You could quickly peruse, but this is definitely a visit that benefits from reading all the plaques. 1.5 hours was not enough time, would recommend planning about 3 hours to visit.

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