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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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  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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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 via mobile

I didn’t expect much going in and most people online told me that I’d spend about 1.5 hours here. Being a non-history enthusiast, I gave myself an hour TOPS. I ended up staying for more than 3 hours because the exhibits were so good! Be...More

Thank Nathalie F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Hard stuff to see especially if you are an American I wld guess. But would be good to go for a more balanced approach - there are two sides and plain propaganda isn't that helpful

Thank James v
Reviewed yesterday

Lots of old military hardware on display which is interesting to see close up. The museum is well organised with steps 1 to 11 clearly defined and descriptions in English. Not surprisingly the narrative is from a Vietnamese point of view which added interest. Some...More

Thank Brufsters
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Be very wary that anything you buy here at the gift store could be seized from your luggage even if you place the gifts in your checked luggage. No reason given as to why but I’m going to assume gun powder residue on many of...More

Thank drmox
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped here and spent a few hours checking out the three floors and outdoor exhibits. The museum has some aircraft and guns outside and inside is mostly picture exhibits with some artifacts ( uniforms, ammunition, gas masks etc) Some of the pictures are quite...More

Thank Tasha K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very detailed informations shared. Just follow the numbers starting from the top floor of the museum. Gift shop and washrooms on ground floor. Outside the museum, you'll see the real US army's tanks, fighting jets and war used during the war. After all the exploration,...More

Thank ary_arriaty
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A place that you can see the human brutality.. A place that you can see how can a human kind be worse than a wild animal!! A place that make me feel shame that i belong to human kind... Very tough pictures for kids but...More

Thank leonidasxidaras
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

the museum is just full of graphic photos and anecdotes. while this is expected, at least some historical informarion should be there!

Thank 597sunny
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I expected tanks and choppers, not the torture and tiger cage exhibition outside, nor the exhibitions of photographic images and the appalling and ongoing effects of Agent Orange ?chemical warfare?. To view ‘our’ (Western/American) Vietnam war and the earlier war against French occupation from the...More

Thank NorthWalesKath
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the biggest must see tourist attractions in Ho chi minh city. Lots of documented photographs. It could get a lil too intense watching the photographs of the Agent Orange victims. Shows how cruels humans can be from all parts of the world including...More

Thank Noel_D1990
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29 September 2017|
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Response from longthai2017 | Reviewed this property |
To save money, take a uber or Grabbike. It's very easy to get there and then return.
Romain C
8 September 2017|
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Response from Paul K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I didn't notice. I didn't take an audio, all notices are in English and Vietnamese. Sorry for the late response, I'm travelling and relying on wifi.
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.