The Museum of Danish Resistance 1940-1945

The museum is closed

The exhibition of The Museum of Danish Resistance remains closed due to a fire on April 28, 2013. The damage was so extensive that the building had to be domolished.

All museum objects and archives were saved. The damage was to the building only.

A new exhibition building will rise on the same spot. This new building is however not likely to be completed until the end of 2018.

- the archives however are open

The archives have been moved to a temporary location in Brede North of Copenhagen, where they may be consulted upon previous appointment.

You should not however consider visiting the archives as a substitute for at visit to the now gone exhibition. Exhibitions are for everyone with a general interest. Archives are for those with at study purpose. Furthermore, you need to be able to read Danish in order to use the archives.

Databases and online-ressources

Soldiers and sailors

Prisoners in Frøslev

The Resistance

Database of the resistance movement. Individuals and statistics.


Database of photos related to the occupation and liberation

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