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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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"east timor"
in 29 reviews
"recent history"
in 6 reviews
"independence struggle"
in 4 reviews
"air conditioned"
in 5 reviews
"freedom fighters"
in 2 reviews
"bloody history"
in 2 reviews
"written information"
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"portuguese colony"
in 2 reviews
"closed on sundays"
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"troubled past"
in 2 reviews
"worth the entry fee"
in 2 reviews
"text heavy"
in 2 reviews
"better understanding"
in 2 reviews
"violent history"
in 2 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 2 reviews
"santa cruz"
in 5 reviews
"exhibits"
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Reviewed 17 March 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 15 February 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 4 February 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

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

A must see. Do your homework prior to going to have a better understanding of what these people have been through in terms of blood shed and political termoil. And this is recent history not a hundred years ago. The perpertrators of atrocities are still...More

Thank Peter L
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

There are not really that many interesting sights to see in Dili. Among those that the most worthwhile one is Cristo Rei on the top of a hill for its view of the whole Dili area; the second one, a more somber and educational one,...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Learn about the history of independence and freedom fighters. See archival videos and photos of resistance fighters and the people of Timor.

Thank Sarah C
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The museum offers educational exhibits of East Timor’s tumultuous history. The facilities is well maintained and there’s a gift shop.

Thank James D
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is a small but very good museum. It gives a good history of the struggle for independence of the Timorese people. Anyone going to Dili should put aside an hour to find out more about the country.

Thank Matt M
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

The Resistance Museum provides a balanced account of the history of Timor Leste and the struggle of the people to overcome the Indonesian Occupation of their country. If you can join a guided tour take advantage of the opportunity as the guides are well informed....More

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Reviewed 2 September 2017

This museum gives a very good overview of the sad and violent history the Timorese have faced. There is a video of the Santa Cruz massacre which is very raw and confronting, nevertheless, it is part of the bloody history and I was ashamed to...More

Thank matmob
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suelovesholidays
15 January 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
21 May 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
21 May 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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