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Vietnam Military History Museum

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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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...more
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28A Dien Bien Phu St., Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 (0) 4823-4264
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you like history things you should not miss it. Its quite near the old town and we use grab to go there. Every monday the museum is close so double check the schedule before going. Some displays are inside the buildings.

Thank Chester S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Following trip advisor reviews, we thought we should visit here, 40,000 dung to get in each which is very cheap for a museum but no real story unfolds and the museum is quite difficult to follow. lots of photographs but a lot of the information...More

1  Thank R7121LWtracyc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some really interesting displays, with very pro-Vietnam views (understandable). An impressive B-52 (that was shot down by SA-2 surface to air missile) sculpture in the middle of some former US hardware. Big flag tower in the outside area too. Entry is cheap (think it was...More

Thank RSD78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vietnam has experienced its fair share of war and conflict. A potted heritage is in numerous guide books. The Museum is equally an interior, space by the space bank account of what is occurring throughout the ages and additionally a remarkable collection on the machinery...More

Thank Arni S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Has alot of destroyed enemy planes, tanks, bombs and weapons from wars with Japan, China, France and the US. We could not do the inside part as it was closed but the outside part was enough for us. It has also some nice statues around...More

2  Thank Elkouteini
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get an insight into the recent turbulent times that have plagued this country. Plenty to see and experience if this is your "thing"

Thank Soul D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a person who had never read about Vietnam's history and grew up hearing Vietnam war until I am a teenager, this is where I learn all about it. For an entry fee of VND40,000 (USD1.70), you get to learn about Vietnam and war it...More

Thank StaceyPetalsDenis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place must be bigger and house a great deal more info and artifacts. Do not get me wrong, its worth a trip and they also do the very best they possibly can to express to the story of theirs but do not have the...More

Thank Donald J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a lot off proper ganda goes on they forget they invaded south vietnam and killed there own people worth the visit i injoyed it makes u think about the war cheers

Thank petrobarclay1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The outdoor displays were a little boring. The displays were interesting with one main hall dedicated to the defeat of the French, another defeat of the Americans. The old flag tower is worth a visit.

Thank Andrew M
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February 1, 2018|
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Response from Camelgirl43 | Reviewed this property |
We did it on our own and we're pretty relaxed when we aren't with a tour group. (We were on a tour but stayed 4 extra days in Hanoi to do things on our own). 3 hours should be enough for all 3 things. I find when you are on... More
June 10, 2017|
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Response from AnuragNirmal | Reviewed this property |
open from 10 am to 6pm
September 25, 2016|
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Response from jihyek120 | Reviewed this property |
I visited the museum in this month. its enterance fee was 40,000VND I'm not sure of the foreign currency rate. anyway it costed about 2USD I hope it will help you enjoy your trip to Hanoi
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