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Documenting East Timor's 24-year battle against Indonesian occupation, The Archives & Museum of East Timorese Resistance offers an in-depth look at the struggle though a variety of artifacts from the conflict. Set in the grand Portugese Court of Justice, the modern and well-equipped permanent exhibition started in 2012, and holds a large amount of information regarding the country's fight for independence. Observe and inspect documents, photographs, videos, weapons, and communication equipment as they paint an intricate historical background to the subject. The museum also contains an adjoining exhibition space, which holds temporary exhibitions of various traditonal cultural arts and crafts. For The Archives & Museum of East Timorese Resistance and beyond, use our Dili trip planning website to get the most from your Dili vacation.
The Archives & Museum of East Timorese Resistance Reviews
Great place to visit opens your eyes to other cultures and history and so close to Australia , Di yourself a favour and visit here ! more »
Totally worth spending an hour to learn about the Timorese struggle for independence. Very well arranged, although more English language explanatory notes would be helpful. Tickets available at the... more »
This memorial to the struggle of the Timorese people should not be missed. Hopefully they have a peaceful and happy future ahead.$1 admission.
Simple exhibition founded on sets of photographs and some multimedia sources. Unfortunately, except some archival and rare photos, this is very wikipedia-esque collection of information about modern history of Timor Leste and its resistance movement. Nothing new for someone who is interested in the country's history. The best section comes when you almost finish your tour as there is a 1:1 model of shelter used by one of the leaders of the resistance movement. All in all, the experience should be more than enough for a casual tourist, but, as it was already mentioned, the english translation is positioned too low to read it without bending your body. The whole building is new and modern, one of the most representatives places in Dili. Next to the museum part you can visit a library/rading room.
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