The Dutch Resistance Museum, chosen as the best historical museum of the Netherlands, tells the story of the Dutch people in Word War II. From 14 May 1940 to 5 May 1945, the Netherlands were occupied by Nazi Germany. The choices and dilemmas facing the population became more and more far-reaching. How did Dutch people respond? Who resisted? Why, and how? You’ll see, hear en read fascinating stories about the exceptional, as well as about everyday life.
For current visiting hours, please visit the website of the museum.
- Text: Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam
- Photos: Ewoud van Eig (1,2) & Anneke Moerenhout (3) & Kaj Metz (4,5)
Address and contactinformation
- Plantage Kerklaan 61
1018 CX Amsterdam
- +31 020 6202535
- WWII grade:
Where is it?
Sorry, no map found.
- Jewish Historical Museum
- Anne Frank Huis (Anne Frank House) Amsterdam
- Memorial and Museum Hollandsche Schouwburg Amsterdam
Point of interest
- Headquarters Jewish Council Amsterdam
- L.H. Sarlouis Bridge Amsterdam
- Former House of Detention 1 Amsterdam
- Jewish War Graves Ouderkerk aan de Amstel
- Commonwealth War Graves (New Eastern Cemetery)
- Dutch War Grave Crew Fokker T-V 854