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Address: 28 Vo Van Tan St, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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+84 8 829 0325
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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War Remnants Museum is a unit under the Department of Culture, Sports and...

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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Interesting piece of history

Visited this and really enjoyed seeing the old military vehicles and aircraft. The history is quite revealing. My only recommendation to visitors is that there are a lot of... read more

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Harrowing but interesting, not for the faint hearted. Don't go if you are sensitive to the war. We couldn't do the whole thing, was too much to visually see what the worst of mankind is capable of.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Must see if you are interested in the Vietnam war. Very cheap to get in and could spend a bit of time there if you like. Can get very packed so be prepared to go slowly through the exhibitions. It closes between 12pm and 1.30pm so make sure to plan your visit before or after then.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited this and really enjoyed seeing the old military vehicles and aircraft. The history is quite revealing. My only recommendation to visitors is that there are a lot of quite graphic pictures and stories of the war which can be confronting. It also has a very Vietnam flavour to the story so can be confronting for an American visitor.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited early on a Sunday morning and was relatively uncrowded. Unbelievably raw and graphic exhibits that show the atrocities of war and also the resilient nature of man. The features on the international press/photographers were humbling. Very brave men and women.

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Thank Skclose
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I found it very interesting and historical. The pictures and writing depicts the wars Vietnam went through. I recommend anyone who wants to learn history of Vietnam.

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Thank Venkataya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Thought and memory provoking, although anger alternating with sadness was my emotional range seeing the history replayed through the galleries of photos. Allow 2-3 hours to see and reflect. Not the easiest experience, but I cannot imagine a visit to Vietnam and missing this if you have even a modicum of interest in history, or the culture of Vietnam.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I found this museum very interesting and fun to go around. I learnt so much new things that I did not even know. When I visited this museum I got many decided to research more about The Vietnam War. I could see how this museum can spark many peoples interest in history. Over all this museum is a must go!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Don't expect the flashy and modern expositions. But despite this being a pretty old-fashioned-feeling museum, it touched me deeply. Not just the part about the way Vietnam perceived and lived through the Indochina and Vietnam wars, but as well the exposition that shows how the agent orange affects the life of so many people here today.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wow what an incredible museum . Only here you will see what actually went on . I felt many emotions from sad , angry , and found myself questioning why ?! Very thought provoking and an important visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of the best museums in the world. Honest, horrific and gives a very real look into the American war. Some amazing photos and stories. Loved reading about the success stories of people affected with birth defects due to the chemicals. Very very sad place to go but important for every person to see and learn about the... More 

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