AMSTERDAM | Anne Frank House renovated to tell story to new generation

21Nov - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



AMSTERDAM— The museum built around a secret annex in a canal-side house where Anne Frank hid from Nazis during World War II has been renovated to better tell the teenage Jewish diarist’s tragic story to a new generation of visitors who may know little about the horrors of the Holocaust.

Museum executive director Ronald Leopold said Wednesday the aim is to “provide more information about the historical context and background of the story we represent, which is the story of Anne Frank.”

What has remained the same is the museum’s moving centerpiece: the Spartan secret annex where Anne wrote her world-famous diary.

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