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Vietnam Military History Museum

28A Dien Bien Phu St., Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 (0) 4823-4264
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This repository of Vietnam's military history includes rooms full of war propganda, photographs and documents from wars against China, France, and the United States. The grounds feature several captured aircraft as well as a central structure build from the wreckage of French and American planes. Visitors may climb the flag tower, with great views from the top.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
28A Dien Bien Phu St., Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 (0) 4823-4264
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Interesting but nothing out of the ordinary. Huge display of actual military vehicles, planes and helicopters used in their various wars. Exhibits in doors with buildings throughout the area of the museum. Displays and exhibits of various equipment and memorabilia in & outdoors!

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This must be the worlds smallest museum inside the actual building. It was very basic and my girlfriend saw a rat running across outside from inside. Which made her not really want to look around the outside. The outside is ok. The big Tank and...More

Thank Liam T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum part is not so nice and look very old.. but the flag tower and also the exhibition of plane and tanks,.. is very interesting!

Thank Guillaume B
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is located within a great walking distance from the Old Quarter, is opposite a statue of Lenin. There is a small entrance fee, but you will have to pay slightly more to take pictures which is still very reasonable. There are lots of tanks,...More

Thank Jazzy1995
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here after we went to the old jail in Hanoi a couple of blocks away. The first thing when you come on the terrain is that you need to pay to park your scooter here besides paying for entering the museum. Found that...More

Thank D_Croese
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found it fascinating. The early stuff was not my thing but the war against the US was superb - lots of captured hardware and some artwork too. Not wishing to generalise but males may find it more interesting than females. There's some great propaganda of...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed looking around museum showing history about Vietnam .Would recommend a visit and it does not cost much to get in.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly it was quite hard for the uber driver to find the entrance so make sure you have the right address! I arrived at 12:30 but the museum is closed from 11:30 - 1:00. I paid 40'000 dong entry, but it is an extra 30'000...More

2  Thank Ainsley M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a good way to spend the morning and enjoy some good photos of tanks and planes ... has a very impressive outdoor section however the exibits inside where not the best ... worth the trip for the outdoor section however 1 or 2...More

1  Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked past on a Friday in August when it was shut, but for 20,000 you could walk around the outside artefacts. The tanks, cannons and planes were interesting to look at, especially the wreckage. Worth a look, even if it just the outside bits! Highlands...More

Thank Caroline R
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10 June 2017|
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Response from William D | Reviewed this property |
I am really not sure, but we went in the morning and it was open.
25 September 2016|
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Response from Glyn G | Reviewed this property |
it's all very cheap