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In comparison with the Bergen Resistance Museum, the one in Oslo is very well and professionally presented. The chronology is very clear. It provides the standard Norwegian narrative of the times. The Bergen Resistance Museum is less professionally presented but I suspect tells a more...More
This museum told the inspiring story of the Norwegian people's resistance to the Nazi Occupation during WWII. We knew pieces of the story (Heavy Water Wars) but this told the story from the perspectives of the people and with an impressive collection of documentation and...More
This museum is not large but it shares information about the Norwegian Resistance during WWII and the contributions made by the underground resistance during the Nazi occupation. The museum is part of the Akerhus Fortress which you should also visit. Our visit was interesting and...More
This museum is an excellent review of Norwegian Resistance during WWII, along with German atrocities committed during the war.
The museum appears quite small initially, but the bottom floor is the highlight of the museum.
Very sobering visit.
While not large, this museum is powerful in how it displays and explains the sacrifices made by members of the underground resistance during the Nazi occupation. The cruelty of the SS and Gestapo is evident. It reminds us all to never forget our history lest...More
If history interests you, this is another place to learn of World War II and the country’s fall to the Nazis. Just like any other power hungry fool, a Norwegian “handed” the country to the Nazis giving them permission to capture the Jews, women and...More
Even with an idea of what we would see, we found much more pertinent information than expected. Also, we were able to ask questions of the wonderful women staffing the ticketing area. She gave information beyond what we could read and observe. In addition, the...More
A group of us were guided around this interesting and very poignant museum. The occupation of Norway by the Germans during WW2 and the Norwegian resistance groups fighting against that occupation was thought provoking to say the least. One resistance fighter (which I read about...More