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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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28 Vo Van Tan St, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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+84 8 829 0325
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"agent orange"
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"graphic photos"
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Reviewed today

The place is nice and air conditioned, but there's not much too see. However, it's still an interesting experience to get the Vietnamese look on the war.

Thank FelipeLK
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Reviewed today via mobile

Rightly or wrongly I didn’t know too much about the Vietnam war other than the basics. This museum has a lot of military hardware dotted around the open areas and a large number of exhibits, each one focussing on certain aspects of the war. The...More

Thank Jon P
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Reviewed today via mobile

This was an eye opener and I was amazed at what happened and how it still affects these lovely people. The war was stupid and I was amazed at what I read inside.

Thank Steve M
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I visited here with a little knowledge of the war but with a real interest in learning more about it. Although the information presented is one sided entirely, it was eye opening to see the story told from ‘the other side’. Plenty of photos and...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Something that you have to see once to understand how dangerous the human being can be. Interesting to get the info about the Vietnam's war.

Thank Mauricio P
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Reviewed yesterday

Located in down town with easily direction to find-Provided more information beside what you read on book.Just more for infomation but for me which was memorial of War and was already shutdown in my mind..If you are not interesting on War..so not really recommended. Hope...More

Thank bao l
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is so much information presented here. Quite graphic. Well worth coming to visit. Need to allow a couple of hours

Thank JanineHall
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Reviewed yesterday

We have spent only 2 days in Saigon. On the 1st day we went out to the city center for a walk. On the internet we saw a map to see in Saigon (crazy new and ugly name this Ho Chi Min is so I...More

Thank haranghy
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Reviewed yesterday

The War Remnants Museum was one of the better exhibits I visited during my travels. Could have been expanded more, there's room for it, but what was there was enough. Every story has at least two sides. I had to remember this was a side...More

Thank Eddie E
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Apparently one of the ‘must do’ things in HCMC... eh. It’s a good collection of photos spanning the war and it has some interesting machinery outside. The collection lacks decent background information on the conflict. It’s cheap and a good reason to head over to...More

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Enrico P
8 January 2018|
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Response from Lawrence B | Reviewed this property |
Wally. It does say that reparations were paid. Enough. Well no never enough. But yes make a point on my writing. Wally
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Not that I’m aware of.
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