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National Vietnam Veterans Museum

25 Veterans Dr, Newhaven, Phillip Island, Victoria 3925, Australia
+61 3 5956 6400
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25 Veterans Dr, Newhaven, Phillip Island, Victoria 3925, Australia
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

My Husband and I visited recently and really enjoyed looking at everything and learning more about the war. You start off with a 15 minute movie with a virtual diorama that gives you an overview of the war and then you continue on to look...More

Thank Teigan A
nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our Museum. It is certainly an informative place to learn about the Vietnam War and those who served there. Visitors get to see so much about the conditions and equipment which the veterans used while they were...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

As travellers to Vietnam and visitors to the war museums in Saigon and Hanoi we were immediately interested when we drove past the museum on our way to Cowes in early April. As avid reviewers we checked out Trip Advisor and decided this was a...More

1  Thank QueenslandTess
nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

We are so pleased you dropped in and visited the Museum. Thank you for your wonderful comments. We are currently restoring the Caribou which is one of our recent acquisitions. We hope to have this available by the end of the year. It will be...More

Reviewed 4 April 2017

A great place to visit and learn more about the Vietnam war and what our poor Vets went through. There is a great 'sights and sounds' exhibition to relax and learn through.More

Thank Helen P
nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review the Museum. The holographic Light & Sound Show is a great way to start a visit to the Museum. It gives a good overview of the causes and consequences of the Vietnam War. It engages people of...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We were unsure what to expect when we arrived but once we were inside we were pleasantly surprised. The sound and light show was a good introduction into what we would see in the museum. Our children aged 4,7 & 9 all gained a lot...More

Thank taryn81
nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2017

Thank you for your great comments. It's good to hear that your children gained so much from the visit. We have a school holiday quiz, which is currently available. This poses 6 questions for children and adults to answer. It helps introduce information to the...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Very well done audio visual display gives you a brief insight into the role Australia played in the Vietnam war. Then you walk through amazing displays. View the fragile looking Sioux helicopter. My eight year old described the cobra helicopter as 'beautiful but creepy' This...More

Thank Jason B
nvvm, Front Office Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review the Museum. We are certainly looking to expand over the next few years, so watch this space. We have 4 full sized helicopters at the Museum, under roofline, including the Sioux, Cobra, Wessex and Huey. We also have...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017

Stayed for about an hour but could easily have done 2 hours. The gentlemen at the desk were friendly and informative. The museum is easy to move around, full of information, photos and items from the war (both large and small). The audio/visual production at...More

Thank Flaffaj
nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2017

Thank you for your kind comments. We do normally recommend to visitors to allow 2 hours if possible, to look through the Museum. There are over 20,000 artefacts to look at and many stories to read about. We are fortunate to have had many talented...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017

We visited The National Vietnam Veterans Museum in July, with a small group of National Servicemen. They opened up just for our visit, so we wandered around and had a really good look about. There was so much to see and really well displayed. The...More

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nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Thank you for your kind comments. I am so pleased you all enjoyed your visit. We have some wonderful volunteers who are happy to help out and answer questions. Our displays are constantly improving and changing. We have 2 exhibitions per year and this is...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Being a U.K. resident I knew nothing of Australia's involvement in the Vietnam war until I visited the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne in 2011 so when we planned to visit Phillip Island on our current trip I was determined to visit this museum. Housed...More

Thank Tricky49
nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Thank you for writing such an insightful review of the Museum. We are the only Museum in Australia soley dedicated to the Vietnam War and tell the stories of those who served and were there in many and varied capacities. Our education program for schools...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017

Popped in to have a look and stayed for hours. This is a credit to all of the volunteers. It is well laid out and very very informative. Would go back again next time on the island for another look at what I missed. Can...More

Thank colbenoaks
nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Thank you for your kind comments. We often hear that visitors don't have enough time to see everything. The amount of information contained within the Museum is extensive and visitors can easily spend several hours here, plus have a break with a coffee in the...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017

great staff, lots to see and an interesting insight into the War and those who served. As someone born in the 80's, visiting gives a better appreciation of Vietnam

Thank DaveD065
nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Thank you for your comments. We are lucky to have great volunteers who enjoy sharing their knowledge with visitors. There are many exhibits to look at and many stories to read. Thank you for visiting the Museum.

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