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Museum of Resistance and deportation: photo, description Musee de la Resistance et de la Deportation de l'isere)

Museum of Resistance and deportation - one of the many museums in the French city of Grenoble, located in the South-East of the country, in the isère, rhône - Alpes region. The first settlement here appeared in the III century ad, and in Medieval times it housed the administrative centre of the historical region of Dauphine.

The first Museum made in the memory of the various underground networks of the French liberation movement during the Second world war and the Vichy regime was inaugurated in 1966. It was located on the street Jean-Jacques Rousseau and had a different name: the Museum of the Resistance Dauphine. After extensive restoration work the Museum moved to a new address - the street of Eber, where he is now. The Museum was inaugurated again in 1994. Interestingly, earlier in this graceful old mansion housed the workshop of a prominent city sculptor who worked in the second half of the nineteenth century, and working at her school of sculpture and modeling.

The Museum dedicated to the history of the liberation movement and its various clandestine networks operating on the territory of the Department of isère. Special attention is paid to the part known as maquis (maquis), which consisted of armed guerrillas. Recently was opened a new exhibition showing the hardships of life of the deported and persecuted by the Nazis of Jews. Moreover, there were even recreated the layout of the gas chambers of concentration camps.

The Museum also vividly recounts the daily life of Grenoble during the Second world war - presents city photos and other military documents. In total, there are more than 5000 exhibits. All exhibitions are arranged in chronological order. The Museum occupies a fairly large room, consisting of three floors.