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The story of persecution, collaboration and resistance in the Netherlands

The Resistance Museum in Amsterdam was founded in 1984. The building where the museum is located, was designed by Abraham Alsace and previously was a Lekstraat synagogue. Near the museum is an assassination attempt in 1943 on the population in Amsterdam.

Today, the Resistance Museum permanent collections and temporary exhibitions on the war. The museum and wealth of authentic objects, documents, pictures and sound files during the Second World War. Through the audio files people tell their story during the war. Next to the museum there is a small, cozy museum shop and a library where you can carry out peaceful research work.

The museum clearly shows the time between 1940 and 1945 when the Netherlands was occupied by Nazi Germany. You will learn all about how the Dutch responded when the Germans invaded and how they responded to the ever-increasing oppression. All shapes how they stand come amply discussed how they stopped, how to give help in hiding as the Jews then said had threatened to have to go to prison camps, the illegal press and falsifying instance passports to Jews a new identity to give.

For children there is a special section where you will be sent back using a time machine to 1940. Children discover this department what children 1940 experienced in the Netherlands.

Different themes

In the museum you can include "three girls in the resistance" experience. If you named Hannie Schaft says nothing, a visit is recommended. The sisters were already working with the opposition and picked at a young age their ability to resist armed. Learn all about the heroic stories and example make it poignant theme with 'porridge day, until tomorrow. "

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