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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...more
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All i can say is that, it is an eye opener for me... the pictures the stories the history of the vietnam war... if i did not visit this place I might not knw the actual story of the vietnam war!
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Extremely good museum on the edge of district 1 in HCM City. Very popular - there was a line when we arrived! But it went down very quickly.
Entrance was 40Kvd (about £1.30!!!) and children only 20Kvd and under 6s free.
There is a fair...More
For someone to visit this museum, a lot of and conscientious thought is needed . A lot of cruel scenes in the floors of the museum show what are the consequences of chemicals and experimental bombings are. If you can’t stand this sight then a...More
A well put together exhibition. It really hits home what a pointless and horrific war it was. The legacy rooms were hard to take, particularly the damage caused by landmines and dioxin left behind. The children's art room was especially poignant. So to the Requiem...More
The War Remnants Museum contains exhibits relating to the Vietnam War and the first Indochina War involving the French colonialists.
The Museum comprises a series of themed rooms in several buildings with period military equipment placed within a walled yard. The military equipment includes a...More
An important part and perspective on this grim moment in time. The museum is a little dated, and I would not recommend for people under 16. There are some very graphic images. Also a nice display of equipment and great helicopter.
Very confronting with the effects of the war. Highly recommend a visit to this museum to help understand the effect of the war on the country.
Suitable for all family members but some of the exhibits might need to explained to younger family members.
War Remnants is a must visit. My top tip is to start your visit at the top floor at Exhibit Number 1- this might seem obvious but it isn’t made clear at the Museum and the layout is not clear. This is even more important...More
Really good education. Upsetting in ways as my dad has a history in this war, but once you know what really went on...what was done, how so many things were not taken responsibility for esp by the USA...you will never forget it. See it through...More