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Besaettelsesmuseet

Math. Fibigers Have 2, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
+45 86 18 42 77
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A Gem in Aarhus for History Buffs

I visited this rather small, quaint museum in May with a resident of Aarhus who had never been. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ngg2118
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Great WW2 museum

A small but very well run museum about the WW2 in Århus, for anyone with interest in the Second... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Flemming N
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  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
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Math. Fibigers Have 2, Aarhus 8000, Denmark
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this rather small, quaint museum in May with a resident of Aarhus who had never been. I was pleasantly surprised to see how much World War II memorabilia from Denmark this museum had. A very eclectic selection of items I have not seen...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2017

A small but very well run museum about the WW2 in Århus, for anyone with interest in the Second World War the museum is worth a visit. Personally I enjoyed my visit there, and I'm sure I'll return again in the future.

Thank Flemming N
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Definitely worth a visit, much more interesting than I had expected. Although not everything s translated into English, there were some exhibits with English descriptions and a guide with summarised detain English. However the atmosphere and the exhibits told the story without the need for...More

1  Thank JacquiB2012
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

If you want information of WWII and how the Danes survived go. A great collection of items from paperwork to guns. We enjoyed the visit very much.

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 16 March 2015

I spent there almost 2 hours and learnt really interesting information about a dark part of the Danish history. And I could compare it to the Czech one. The English guidebook is detailed enough. However, the recently installed posters could be in English as they...More

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Established in the basement of the old police station in Aarhus and therefore the actual place where the German Gestapo had their local HQ during the German occupation the exhibition is placed in the right atmosphere. The museums tells the story of the life and...More

1  Thank PitalisDK
Reviewed 1 August 2014

Our cruise ship was berthed in Arhus for only a few hours and, after wandering around the Old Town, we made our way to Besaettelsesmuseet, the Resistance Museum. We had researched it prior to leaving on our cruise and we were very pleased that we...More

2  Thank sueaussie
Reviewed 10 June 2014

This is an excellent (although small) museum detailing the German occupation in WWII. The museum has most of the information in English. Since I do not read Danish this was a welcomed bonus.

2  Thank Steven W
Reviewed 23 September 2013

We had learned about the "Occupation Museum" online while researching Aarhus, which was a stop on our cruise. It turned out that this museum contains one of the most comprehensive collections of World War II memoribilia we have seen. The collection is mostly military and...More

3  Thank CliffKol
Reviewed 16 April 2013

I recently spent a bit over an hour and a half here - it's a good little museum if you're interested in learning about the history of the German occupation of Aarhus. There's a lot of detailed information here about all aspects of life during...More

3  Thank Ian M
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