Nice medium size museum that shows E.Timors independence struggle and history. Worth a visit. Allow 90 minutes to 2 hours.
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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
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
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
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.
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
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
Really interesting exhibition on the struggle of the Timorese over the past and it's different colonisers. There are fascinating facts and artifacts. Unfortunately the end movie didn't seem to be playing which was a pity as it probably ties a lot of the intense reading...More