the museum

the foundation

In 2017, the City of Esch-Alzette, the Ministry of Culture and the "Œuvre Nationale de Secours Grande-Duchesse Charlotte" formed the "Musée National de la Résistance" Foundation , which has been responsible for managing the museum since 1st January 2018.


The National Museum of Resistance and Human Rights aims to present to a general public subjects concerning the Second World War era, but also current themes related to resistance against human rights violations or to citizenship education.

Board of directors

Georges Mischo, Chairman

Julia Kohl, Vice-Chairman

Albert Hansen

Pierre-Marc Knaff

Marc Schoentgen

Danièle Wagener

Guy Dockendorf

Donations to the Foundation, which is recognised as being of public utility, are tax-deductible. 

Bank account: BCEE LU72 0019 5155 0797 2000


To download in PDF-format

Charter of ethics for cultural structures