Dutch people in World War II
The Netherlands were occupied by Nazi Germany for five years from May 14th, 1940 to May 5th, 1945. The Dutch Resistance Museum tells the story of the Dutch people in World War II.
The permanent exhibition covers the strikes, forging of documents and underground press, people into hiding, armed resistance and espionage.
A seperate section tells the story of the Dutch West Indies during the war. The former colony suffered badly under the Japanese regime of terror.
Adress and visitor information
Dutch Resistance Museum
Plantage Kerklaan 61
Postal code and city:
1018 CX AmsterdamProvince:
+31 (0)20 6202535
The Dutch Resistance Museum is located in Gebouw Plancius
opposite Artis Zoo.
Tram: 9 en 14, stop Plantage Kerklaan
Metro/Subway: Waterlooplein (exit Hortus)
Let op: The location on the map is an indication. It is not always the entrance, parking lot or best route