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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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28A Dien Bien Phu St., Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Reviewed yesterday

An interesting museum with the display of military hardware the obvious draw. The information about the war and the exhibits are definitley from a Vietnamese viewpoint. Some would call it propaganda but I found it fascinating. Why shouldn't it be from a Vietnamese point of...More

Thank Brufsters
Reviewed 4 days ago

Propaganda all over and very little substance or proper information to tell the story of the vietnam war. Some interesting photos and a bunch of harware stacked outside but a badly put together presentation and distorted dialogue. Visitors deserve better.

Thank jamie R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came to visit the tower and did not even know the museum was here. We were drawn in by the exhibitions and ex military vehicles on display and spend an interesting hour or two here.

Thank Gary P
Reviewed 6 days ago

A fascinating place to visit. I was there to see the aircraft and I was not disappointed. many of the items could do with renovation but never mind that may come one day.

Thank Grahame H
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a must-see on all tourist visits to Hanoi, and puts a very clear point of view on the war. The mangled B52 sends a clear message, but for this reason and others, it is an interesting place to visit. Less shocking than its...More

Thank Maytrea
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its only for those who love to go to museums. And also who are interested in weapons. Otherwise, it can be a very boring place.

Thank Anil L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum presented an excellent overview of the American and French Agent Orange. What was glaringly missing was an account of the mayham created by the Viet Cong and VCN against the Americans. The French were properly villified.

Thank koolbill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum tells and shows the military history of Vietnam with displays of military items from all periods of history. Heaviest on items from the French and American wars.

Thank David B L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only saw the outside exhibits and climbed the tower but that was itself sobering. Recommended for a perspective of 1965-75.

Thank SouthPerthAustralia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is worth stopping at if you are touring the City. It’s relatively inexpensive and provides a useful insight to Vietnam’s history and struggles with invaders as well as a background to colonial France and the American intervention in the 60’s and 70’s. There...More

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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