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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Shikataganai73
Guam, Mariana Islands1,022 contributions
Solemn
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 June 16, 2021
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Shikataganai73
Guam, Mariana Islands1,022 contributions
Solemn
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 June 9, 2021
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Guerita176
Hanoi, Vietnam91 contributions
Cool perspective on the VN-American War
Apr 2021 • Family
Been here twice and absolutely worth the visit. It is very well done and centrally located. Great taste of history and Vietnam’s battles.
Written April 21, 2021
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Arnav G
Jakarta, Indonesia20 contributions
Informative and Interesting
May 2020
This museum is a really amazing way to see Vietnam from a different perspective. It tells about the history of Vietnam and the American war. it can be hard for photo sensitive people because it contains photos and structures of babies and children dying due to acid and swords going through the bodies.

but this museum can also be very interesting for many enthusiasts. there are aircrafts, war tanks, Many guns and other weapons.
it also has a rubber making exhibit which is also very interesting.

i recommend visiting...
Written April 5, 2021
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YANIRA06_66
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam16 contributions
I enjoyed the Aircraft Static Displays and War Photographs
May 2020
As an Air Force member and Vietnam Veteran, I found the Static Displays and Photographs very interesting. Thought-provoking presentation.
Written April 1, 2021
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Iise Chew
Malaysia1,084 contributions
Very Real, transporting you to that era
Mar 2020
🔫We visited the War Remnants Museum, which graphically depicted the Vietnam war. It was really informative, with guns, tanks, helicopters and even flamethrowers being displayed. The sins of war are readily portrayed here, and I must say that this is a must visit when it comes to museums.
Written February 14, 2021
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NerjuB.
Larnaca, Cyprus38 contributions
Must see
Jan 2020 • Friends
It was a day spent with colleagues/friends at this museum and I was impressed to see and learn so much about this period of history. There were strong imagines but sadly all real. Is a must see museum.
Written December 8, 2020
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DGGmo
London, UK390 contributions
Harrowing, informative and essential
Dec 2019
This interesting and well-curated museum is a must-do for any visitor to Saigon given the impact of the American War, as it is known in Vietnam.

I read every piece of information and therefore spent about 4 hours here. It is presented in a well-constructed narrative/timeline. Heavy-going and with no sparing of details, it is also extremely compelling. The information presented naturally comes from the Vietnamese perspective, but if anything this just highlighted/accentuated the western subjectivity I am usually subjected to.

I can't recommend it enough but would also recommend planning something uplifting for after your visit e.g. water puppets show!
Written October 7, 2020
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The Travel Curry
New Delhi, India151 contributions
Informative but painful to watch
Feb 2020
This is one of the rare ocassions when stories of a gory war moved me to tears. War Remnants Museum exhibits stories of violence, pictures of death and mysery that changed the future of Vietnam. It also houses a souvenir shop where the victims or children of the war victims work. Its very painful to see people with deformity trying to make a livelihood. After one point in time I did not have the courage to witness more gruesomeness and sat outside wiping my tears.
Written October 4, 2020
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LewisH
Zimbabwe452 contributions
Interesting.
Feb 2020
Worth a visit. This was a really eye opening and interesting place to visit. And really hits home how recent the events took place. I would allow around 2 hours in this place to read through the information as well as looking at the content.
Written September 2, 2020
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