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Vietnam Military History Museum

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Address: 28A Dien Bien Phu St., Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
Phone Number:
+84 (0) 4823-4264
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08:00 - 16:30
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Tue - Sun 08:00 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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This repository of Vietnam's military history includes rooms full of war...

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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Very interesting museum,strong on struggle with France.Not as gruesome as Ho Chi Minh .On the way to ho chi minh mausoleum.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Peter C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The museum gives insight about Vietnam War. Information is available in english. Easy walk from Old Quarter.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The first time I've come here was in 2016 that I had a training lesson with my group. We were surprised by everything here... becasue I could know mỏe about our History during the War time!!!! And I went here several times with my guests and I told them about the ones I learnt! All of those tours are interested!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very interesting museum,strong on struggle with France.Not as gruesome as Ho Chi Minh .On the way to ho chi minh mausoleum.

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1 Thank Peter C
Oamaru, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am old enough to remember this war bought into our homes nightly on TV. Here Iearnt about the war from Veitnam's view. The displays were very graphic and thought provoking

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Thank motherdoran
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I loved the tanks and planes exhibited in the yards. So cool. Too much commie propaganda but fortunately all in vietnamese lol. Nice guns and important facts depicted. The exhibits very lively. The jungle traps, the uniforms...pretty impressive. Fridays closed, and the have a 2 hr siesta. Unbelievable lol

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The indoor display on Vietnam war vs US was a interesting and detailed one. Many weapons were on exhibits. There was even a letter for US pilots to give to locals if they were shot down. It explained in various languages to keep the pilots in safety and the rescuers will be rewarded. I was expecting more infor and exhibits... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

has lots of tanks, planes and machinery etc on show outside which is done really well (don't miss the machinery which is right at the back of museum - easy to miss) wanted a bit more information about vietnams history!!! video was in chinese

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much to see. Get there early and enjoy a leasurely Walk A Bout Most interesting. So many great Exhibits

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Thank johannes977
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to visit if you are into military and political history. Exhibits are well maintained with good English translations. Staff friendly and helpful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interesting perspective on the establishment of Vietnam through wars with Japan, France and USA. As would be expected a little one sided but they won.

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