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Wow who knew this country went through so much the museum is open daily and only cost $1 usd per person and it is definitely worth a visit to understand where this country is now as to where it was before worth the visit and...More
No visit to Timor Leste is complete without some appreciation of her history and an understanding of the struggles she went through to gain her independence. The small museum gives a chronological explanation of the blood, sweat and tears that were shed for Timor Leste.
If you want to get a feel for the people of Timor Leste, this small museum is a must see. Including videos of the resistance, survivors and atrocities, it is nevertheless a place of hope and courage; displaying the fortitude and spirit of the people....More
You will get a poignant sense of history as you revisit the history of TImor Leste on the tour. The display maps the journey of invasion and revolution through tho peace and prosperity. I’ve attached a photo of Gareth Evans as he represented the Australian...More
I was interested to learn about the local depiction of the resistance struggle since much has been written by foreign analysts already. Therefore I went to the much lauded museum. However, I was disappointed by the inability of the staff to elaborate on their views...More
Please visit Dili and please understand the struggle, the atrocities and the eventual victory of the Timorese people. This accessible museum is free and worth an hour if your time. Great central location and good reading room for some quiet research or reflection.
This place is a must visit when you come to Dili. You will learn a lot about the history and struggle of Timor Leste people's independence (so you know why there are some places that using Bahasa Indonesia and some using Portuguese).
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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
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 ride from from the city center, and it is advisable to ask the driver to wait why you climb the 800 stairs because there is hardly any taxis availbale out there.