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The Archives & Museum of East Timorese Resistance

Rua de Cidade de Lisboa, Dili, East Timor
+670 333 1159
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Rua de Cidade de Lisboa, Dili, East Timor
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+670 333 1159
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"on display"
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"independence struggle"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This small museum had a big impact on me. Very moving. Take the time to read all the displays. And watch the videos if you can.

Thank Des K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I won’t say to much because it is a place that one should experience for themselves. The subject matter dealt with at this museum is hard and the history has many twists and turns but the displays and information here really do present it in...More

Thank fishrtasty
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Timor Leste Resistance Archives and Museum located in the middle of town near the university is must visit and gives you a real sense of the struggle of the Timorese people during the Indonesian occupation and the resistance movement. While the content may disturbing...More

Thank Davd M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to have a better understanding of the Timorese struggles and figjt for independence. Beautiful and strong pictures tells you what this amazing people went through. You can get English and Portugues writting history and also a guide. I took a class with...More

Thank soraya n
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

The history of Timor Leste is long, interesting and at times heart breaking. This museum tells the story of the Indonesian invasion of Timor in 1975.....9 days after Timor had declared its independence from Portugal. It is well worth a visit because the years of...More

Thank Sally B
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

A visit to Timor Leste is not complete within spending an hour or so in this extremely informative museum. Information is well documented with static and video displays telling the story of the Timor Leste's fight for independence from the Indonesians. The entry fee is...More

Thank TripMember07162015
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

Good to discover the troubled history of this country. Closed Mondays. Takes about an hour to visit and centrally located in Dili

Thank HaddenhamDiamond
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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Well presented and displayed. Lot of info in 3 languages. Cost to enter $1. It would be lovely if there were some recorded entries from the fighters, leaders and other relevant parties on all sides.

1  Thank LeemingTowerOfPizza
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Reviewed February 14, 2018

Nice medium size museum that shows E.Timors independence struggle and history. Worth a visit. Allow 90 minutes to 2 hours.

1  Thank Peter D
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

The Resistance Museum tells the story of the East Timorese resistance to the Indonesian invasion and occupation. There are good maps, photos and written information that highlight who the key players were and how astoundingly resilient the locals were - fighting a guerrilla warfare from...More

1  Thank tmuller25
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suelovesholidays
January 14, 2017|
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Response from PEZET2014 | Reviewed this property |
From the Airport to the city center it is too far to walk unless you are very fit. Within the city center you can walk to the parliament and the museum but bring water, it is hot.. The statue of Christ is a 15 minutes taxi... More
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suelovesholidays
May 20, 2015|
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Response from Glenys2755 |
Hi , did you find out how far it was? We are going there in March so I am interested?
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suelovesholidays
May 20, 2015|
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Response from conatus | Reviewed this property |
The Museum is only 2 or 3 blocks from the Port (as opposed to the airport which is a lot further). Easy walking distance.
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