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The Archives & Museum of East Timorese Resistance, Dili

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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.
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  • I spent a few hours at this very impressive museum. It is brimming with information laid out clearly and chronologically. Entrance fee is $1 and it is cool and comfortable inside. 
    I spent a few hours at this very impressive museum. It is brimming with information laid out clearly and chronologically. Entrance fee is $1 and it is cool and comfortable inside.  more »
  • A "must see", if you visit Dili, Timor-Leste (East Timor), to understand the "fight for freedom", the sacrifices made by a generation past and some who are still alive today to secure an Independent.....  more
    A "must see", if you visit Dili, Timor-Leste (East Timor), to understand the "fight for freedom", the sacrifices made by a generation past and some who are still alive today to secure an Independent.....  more »
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  • A good little place to learn about the war, war crimes and the Timorese resistance, fee is only 1 USD/person. Will take an hour to go through. No photos allowed
  • Great place to learn about the Timor Leste history, worth checking out if in town.

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