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War Remnants Museum

28 Vo Van Tan St, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 8 829 0325
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War Remnants Museum is a unit under the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ho Chi Minh City. Located in the museum system of Vietnam, the museum for world peace and a member of the World Council of Museums (ICOM), the War Remnants Museum, the Museum of thematic research, collection , storage, preservation and display of the material, photographs, artifacts on the evidence of the crime and the consequences of the war that the invasion force has caused to Vietnam.Museum store more than 20,000 documents, exhibits and films, in which more than 1,500 documents, artifacts, films have been applied to introduce in eight thematic exhibition frequently. In 35 years, the Museum has welcomed over 15 million visitors at home and abroad. Currently with about 500,000 visitors each year, the War Remnants Museum is one of the only cultural tourism to attract high public credibility at home and abroad.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
28 Vo Van Tan St, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 8 829 0325
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Reviewed yesterday

Very emotional, but well worth the visit. Was surprised at how emotional I felt but something that has to be acknowledged and worked thru. A Must visit. This Should never have happened.

Thank Marie B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Tao, our tour guide took us in the Saigon city tour for an afternoon. I recommend this tour because you learn about the government, war...sorry that happened to your country, visit Notre Dame which I think should of been open to view parts of it...More

Thank Mariann P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

War photos by press reporters : temporary exibit is ok The rest shows the horror of the war and blame only americans Good for tanks and aircrafts outside To be seen but very quickly

Thank vpgivry
Reviewed yesterday

Very interesting but also very touching exhibitions from a Vietnamese view. For sure a 'must', if you are in Saigon.

Thank Koli-TN
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Spend an hour here. Nice place to visit as you will get to know deeply about the history. Should come here if visit ho chi minh

Thank munkit12
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is a must for remember the disasters of the war, some pictures aren't for sensitive people , prison camp and tortures area should not be visited with kids

Thank Marco T
Reviewed yesterday

This is the reason we came to HCMC (Saigon). Yes, it's biased. And yes, it uses the terminology of communist propaganda. And yes, it's rather low tech, being little more than photographs and descriptions. But, it tells the story of one of the great horrors...More

Thank Max92
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You will honestly leave the museum in a sad but informed mood. An amazing array of photographs that tell a very important message about the Vietnam war. You must go here!

Thank jaredellis20
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I'm sure it's hard to remain impartial when curating a reflective view on a period of war time and oppression from various third party countries and governments. That said the war remnants museum paints a stark picture - literally through the medium of photography -...More

Thank MikeDimelow
Reviewed yesterday

Our tour guide brought us to the War Remnants Museum during our recent visit to Ho Chi Minh City. We saw many unused artillery, helicopters, fighting jets etc. The main focus of the museum is the indoor exhibitions where you will find priceless photos that...More

Thank alexauslee
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Jane M
24 July 2017|
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Response from Patricia V | Reviewed this property |
Two hours is ample time to view, we were there a few days ago and wandered around at our leisure. We visited here before heading to the palace which opens at 1pm. Enjoy.
Damien G
8 July 2017|
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Response from AussieGalAbroad | Reviewed this property |
Hi my friend and I are school teachers and visited last week. Yes there are things outside the kids might enjoy but may tire of quicker than you can find time to really get the most of the museum. They could possibly go to... More
Devyani B
26 May 2017|
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Response from Celia B | Reviewed this property |
Hi weekends are the same as mid week but they do close for lunch ~ there's an outside coffee shop which doesn't close if you haven't seen every thing & don't want to come back