Museum of Danish Resistance

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In the very heart of Copenhagen next to the Royal Palace Amalienborg you will find the brand-new Resistance Museum. In the dark, streets of the occupied Denmark, you’ll meet five historical figures. Each one chose their own path and must face the consequences.

In the very heart of Copenhagen, next to the Royal Palace Amalienborg, The Citadel and The Little Mermaid, you will find the Resistance Museum. Here you can experience life under the Nazi-occupation during WW2 from 1940-1945.

In the dark, streets of the occupied Denmark, you’ll meet five historical figures. Each one chose their own path and must face the consequences.
Discover the dramatic story of the Jewish medical student, Abraham Steinbock who with his family sailed to Sweden on a fishing boat in October 1943. The authentic fishing boat is a part of the exibition.

Dive deeper into acts of sabotage, produce illegal newspapers, crack codes and intercept telephone calls. All Danes had to choose between joining the resistance, collaborate with the Germans or try to keep a low profile and get through tough times during the occupation.

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