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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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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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28A Dien Bien Phu St., Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Museum has good war artifacts but unless you are already well versed in the history of war in Vietnam it was very difficult to follow the historic timeline and detail.

Thank adventureaustralia
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went here with our guide and found it a moving place to visit A real must if visiting Hanoi if your interested in history, military or the Vietnam war.

Thank Claire L
Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum is thematically laid out to reflect the four major stages of the war of liberation. The post world war 2 resistance to the French, the first US involvement, the guerrilla war in the south and then the final liberation campaigns. Major signage is...More

Thank dguppy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible history of survival and struggle. These museums and galleries within the complex explain the story of the Indo-China war with France and the Cold-war ERA against the USA told from the perspective of the Vietnamese. A must visit for any traveller. Only $2 entrance....More

Thank Targaryen-Traveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting experience but lacked overall cohesion in the story/stories it told. It was fascinating none the less.

Thank Joanne C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to remember the hystoric war between usa and Vietnam i suggest the 3 floor and the second floor

Thank marco c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The kids enjoyed seeing place. There was a special inside showing the military history and put so well for kids to understand. The garden and museum is so well maintained too!

Thank Nandini S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this to be an interesting museum. There are lots of war vehicles to look at and lots of information to read.

Thank Maree774
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is not unnaturally written from a North Vietnamese perspective and has some interesting exhibits but it is terribly dis organised and difficult to follow the timeline around the museum, simple signage would have helped. I would recommened a visit but maybe a guide...More

Thank ralph j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was really interesting but did not really appeal to me or my sister because The history was very sad that these machines killed so many Vietnamese people and destroyed so much rich history of the people, such as villages, temples and pagoda's. Thousands of...More

Thank Rosina M
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oconnorfrances
10 June 2017|
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Response from AnuragNirmal | Reviewed this property |
open from 10 am to 6pm
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aidancarter123
25 September 2016|
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Response from jihye k | Reviewed this property |
I visited the museum in this month. its enterance fee was 40,000VND I'm not sure of the foreign currency rate. anyway it costed about 2USD I hope it will help you enjoy your trip to Hanoi
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