THE WHITE BUSES

The exhibition at the National Museum 'The White Busses’ tell the dramatic and moving story of one of the largest rescue missions in Danish history.

The White Buses

During World War II, in a collaboration between the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Swedish diplomats, a rescue operation was set up to collect Scandinavian prisoners from the German concentration camps.
The White Busses’ tell the dramatic and moving story of one of the largest rescue missions in Danish history.

Padborg

The exhibition is built up in individual scenes, where a minimum of scenery sets off the viewer's own inner film. In this exhibition, the visitor becomes one of the actors and meets the question, what would YOU do in this situation?

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This is a story of the heroism and harrowing experiences that left scars on the souls of many – a story of compassion, self-sacrifice and active citizenship in one of the darkest moments of human history. But it is also a story of irresolvable moral dilemmas. 

Living

You enter a perfectly ordinary, Danish living room in 1944 with a door that opens directly into a moving cattle truck on its way to a German concentration camp. 

Train
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Camp
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The exhibition tells the story of the bus drivers, nurses and doctors who volunteered, risking their own lives to rescue others from suffering and death.

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