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The Resistance Museum (Amsterdams Verzetsmuseum)

Plantage Kerklaan 61a, 1018 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 6 14394654
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Plantage Kerklaan 61a, 1018 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Plantage & the East
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Reviewed 3 days ago

In depth displays and audio relating to all aspects of the historical events in Amsterdam during WW2 from beginning to end- plenty to see- mostly heart rending with great stories of bravery, daring and resilience

Thank stephenson2010
Reviewed 4 days ago

The situation for all people during the occupation is very well explained and demonstrated with realistic displays. Very informative, though not enjoyable.

Thank W9197OFalanw
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whew. This place takes one's breath away. At this precise moment in time when authoritarianism and outright fascist ideas are once in the news worldwide, this may be one of the most important places to visit right now. The exhibit is extraordinarily well put-together in...More

Thank Mitchell B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A truly sobering experience. Very well done and thought- provoking. A good site in less congested part of Amsterdam

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of interesting archive, really well presented, audio guides, bag & coat storage. An excellent presentation of the impact of the Nazi invasion of Holland.

Thank cotgarth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I find the Resistance Museum to be the most important museum in all of Amsterdam in regards to what its citizens had to endure during WW2. It is farther away from the city center so there tends to be less crowds which creates a very...More

Thank Bellagio62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't think that we could spend so long in a museum dedicated to the Dutch resistance but we must have been there for two hours. Really well laid out and informative.

Thank Daryl M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is small but well worth the visit. The exhibits are quite dense but the free audio is very informative. We found the insight into life in Holland during the war to be excellent.

Thank david s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is an absolute gem at explaining some of the history of World War II. It explains clearly the choice faced by every Dutch citizen: active resistance, quiet passive resistance in the hope of survival, or collaboration--through the stories of actual Amsterdam residents, whose...More

Thank Ginny49H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was so good and interesting for me that I went back the next day. I would recommend to anyone interested in World War II and history in general.

Thank Mjjrose
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Brian M
13 July 2017|
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Response from 906reinierm | Property representative |
No you can just walk in not so buzzy bud nice historie 1940-1945 70 miljoen people dead in WO2
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8 May 2017|
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Response from dineshparikh5 | Reviewed this property |
No. They require online booking. You should book well in advance. Without online booking, long lines and only limited hours, may have to wait 3 hours. .Unfortunately we could not visit it.
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Pepi G
5 May 2017|
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Response from GJK1962-6 | Reviewed this property |
Tram 14 will take you there in about 20 minutes (stop: Artis zoo, Plantage kerklaan), but it's a nice 30 minutes walk through the city center; follow signs to Artis zoo.
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