permanent exhibition

The permanent exhibition of the National Museum of the Resistance retraces the history of Luxembourg during the Second World War.

Room 1 

The daily life and behavior of Luxembourgers are detailed since the German invasion of May 10, 1940 until the final liberation of the country in February 1945. De facto annexed to the Third Reich, Luxembourg is placed under a civil administration headed by the Gauleiter Gustav Simon. While the country is germanized and nazified, a minority of the population is actively resisting German oppression.

Room 2

Nazi repression and the concentration system.

Room 3

The fate of the Jewish population in Luxembourg.

The museum also includes a commemorative space with urns containing land recovered after the war in various concentration camps and Le prisonnier politique scupture by Lucien Wercollier.


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