War Remnants Museum

War Remnants Museum, Ho Chi Minh City

War Remnants Museum
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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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handymantulsa
Tulsa, OK144 contributions
Apr. 2022
This was not only nice to see, but re-affirms something that tourists from the West should really understand history and consider it when travelling and speaking with others.
Written 19 May 2022
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Will V
Langley, Canada11 contributions
Me and a friend were backpacking Asia and had been to many war museums through Asia. We were unsure if we wanted to do another, we were not disappointed. By far the most interesting war museum in Vietnam!
Written 9 May 2022
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Olivia Dang
Frankfurt, Germany4 contributions
May 2022 • Solo
It touches my heart , when I saw what happened to Vietnam solider and I have never imaged that people treat each other’s like that way
Written 9 May 2022
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Julie H
4 contributions
Mar. 2022
As an American, I was concerned about how we might be viewed at the museum. My concerns were unfounded. Overall, it is a very eye opening experience. Hard to absorb some of the atrocities but it gave me respect for this simple country of kind people.
Written 7 May 2022
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Colin L
Singapore, Singapore727 contributions
Apr. 2022 • Friends
Walking thru the exhibits makes one realise that we humans are not exactly the most civilised creatures on earth.

The cruelty inflicted to each other in the name of a “just cause” cannot, in my mind ever be justified.

A poignant reminder to us that whilst living peacefully together can be a challenge, we must never give up on that goal.
Written 2 April 2022
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R. K. V.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam1,920 contributions
Brutal. A timely reminder of the horrors of war. Very well made and very engaging exposition. Hard to see but well worthwhile
Written 2 April 2022
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Ashley C
Santa Ana, CA3 contributions
Mar. 2022 • Couples
DO NOT PURCHASE FROM THIS TOUR OPERATOR!!!!

I purchased a tour for 2 destinations (War Remnants & Cu Chi Tunnels). Twelve hours before the start of the tour (which was less than 24 hours notice which cancelled out my option to get a refund) I was notified that the tour I paid for would not be provided. They stated only half of the tour would be given. They provided an address to meet for the other part of the tour, I went to this address and it was only a partial address missing the building letter (example A B C D E F) so I was not able to locate this tour operator. I believe this is a scam operation. I have contacted Viator multiple times and was told they would provide a refund but a later message said they would not be refunding my money and it was “a final decision”. They advertised a service they did not provide.
DO NOT PURCHASE FROM THIS TOUR OPERATOR
Written 30 March 2022
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Clive-Cherie W
Adelaide, Australia202 contributions
Oct. 2020
an amazing place , I forgot to finish my review when we were here , but I still can remember how awesome this place is. lots to see , history
Written 30 September 2021
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Louie Boracay
Boracay, Philippines108 contributions
I cried a lot here seeing the pictures and the remnants of the Vietnam war make you cry there are a lot of trees also crying saying the pictures in the hardship the Vietnamese people during the Vietnam war you have to visit here to feel and appreciate the freedom we have right now.
Written 1 September 2021
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Shikataganai73
Guam, Mariana Islands1,033 contributions
Interesting to visit this museum and learn about the Vietnam War from the Vietnamese perspective. Entrance was 40,000 Dong (about $2.00). The history of the war as well as the aftermath and recovery are included. Outside there are displays of the planes, tanks, prison and torture devices used.
Written 16 June 2021
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