12 April-3 Sept 2006. Amsterdams Historisch Museum hosts an interactive exhibition exploring the life of the young German- Jewish refugee Anne Frank through the letters and postcards she wrote to family and friends between 1936 and 1944. There are also videos, photos, an installation recreating the Merwedeplein street where the Frank family rented a house after fleeing Frankfurt on Main as refugees from Nazi persecution in 1933, diary extracts and stories of witnesses and friends. The famous diary, written in hiding in the rooms above her fathers office, can be consulted on computer in two versions, one written expressly for publication after Dutch minister Bolkestein called on the Dutch to record their wartime experiences in 1944. Admission 6, over-65s 4.50, under-18s 3, under-6s free. Mon-Fri 10.00-17.00, Sat-Sun and public holidays 11.00-17.00.
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Letters by Anne Frank.
The Historisch Museum has entrances at 357 Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal and 92 Kalverstraat 1001 Amsterdam. By tram lines 1, 2 & 5 to Spui; 4, 9, 14, 16, 24 & 25 to Rokin. Tel. +31(0)205231822 firstname.lastname@example.org