Reopening of the National Museum of Resistance and Human Rights

The National Museum of Resistance and Human Rights in Esch-sur-Alzette opens its doors again. A new museum season marked by new installations and new exhibitions, waiting to be discovered!

The 1 April 2022

After months of closure, the National Museum of Resistance and Human Rights reopens its doors on April 1 to the delight of visitors.

A new lease on life for the museum

The museum has been completely transformed following the move to new premises. Previously located on Rue de l’Alzette, it is now on Place de la Résistance. This is an opportunity to reopen in a larger and more modern setting, which gives another dimension to the visit. As of April, the museum will welcome you in refurbished buildings and will present its exhibitions created in the framework of Esch2022, European Capital of Culture. The beginning of the season promises great things in this magnificent Museum of Resistance and Human Rights. The restoration is an opportunity for visitors to discover or rediscover the exhibitions.

A comprehensive collection

The museum showcases an extensive collection, allowing you to discover more about the many different aspects of the Second World War. In addition, you can visit a permanent exhibition. This exhibition shows the daily life of the inhabitants who resisted Nazi oppression from 1940 to 1945. The museum also tells the story of the Jewish population in Luxembourg. Its mission is to pass on the memory of these events. It also hosts numerous temporary and traveling exhibitions. They allow visitors to understand the war from new angles and sometimes using lesser-known themes. The National Museum of Resistance and Human Rights also allows visitors to learn more about Luxembourg during the war.

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Useful information

Place de la Résistance
L-4041  Esch-sur-Alzette
Country Luxembourg
Telephone +352 54 84 72
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