The Rijksmuseum is one of the most popular museums around. In the museum you’ll find masterworks from established painters like Rembrandt, Vermeer and more. The ‘’Night Watch’’ from Rembrandt is just one of the big highlights.
During the second world war, a young Jewish girl Anne Frank was hiding in Amsterdam for the Nazi Occupation in the Netherlands for two years. The house where the family was hiding can be visited and is known as the place where Anne Frank wrote her daily experiences in the famous book ‘’The Diary of a Young Girl’’.
The Netherlands were occupied for five years during the second world war. The occupation had huge impact on the lives of all the people living in the country. In the Resistance museum you’ll learn a lot about the changes for the people and the resistance movement that played a big part in the countries history of the war.
The Jewish Historical museum in Amsterdam is near the Anne Frank sight. The museum provides a great experience where you can learn about the past and present Dutch Jewish life that played a big part during, before and after the second world war. The expositions offer a lot of items with paintings, films and temporary exhibitions.
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