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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
28 Vo Van Tan St, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 8 829 0325
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Reviewed today via mobile

Despite its one-sidedness and obvious propaganda functions, the museum tells vivid stories about the cruelty of the Vietnam war. It's definitely worth visiting for history lovers, but not suitable for young children because of the many graphic photos on exhibition.

Thank VivianZhan
Reviewed today

The museum gives a history of the Vietnam war or as they call it the American War. It shows the horrific casualaties of war. Very informative and there are some very graphic photos and accounts of what really went on. A great way to,spend a...More

Thank pj6226
Reviewed today

A visit to this museum really forces one to start thinking. Was the war between America and Vietnam really necessary? What was the purpose? Just because the thought process of the American was twisted that they started this war. It is sad seeing the pictures...More

Thank Vikash B
Reviewed yesterday

Like the tunnels, this is a biased view of the war, but also very interesting. There are a few physical items to see as well as the American hardware outside, but the bulk of the exhibitions are photos. I would have likes to have seen...More

Thank ChrisVS87
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good museum with a lot of good information and incredible photography. The imagery is very heavy at times, so be warned.

Thank Douglas S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A very interesting and important museum, but I personally found it very over whelming. I understand the Vietnam/American war was very cruel and cannot be forgotten, but after looking at the many photographs and sad stories I was pleased to leave.

Thank NikB1050
Reviewed yesterday

My knowledge of the Vietnam War was one seen through the eyes of the media. I was truly shocked at learning of the atrocities inflicted by both sides. Its a must see visit in Saigon- shocking but well worth to understand the history of the...More

Thank PaulT70
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This museum was interesting but also shocking in that it was very politically biassed. If you enjoy looking at weapons and military memorabilia including very graphic photos (some gruesome) then this place is for you. There are two floors of displays with many large photos...More

Thank Ian J
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visit and see for yourself. Was an eye opener. Decent effort put in for the various displays/exhibits. Do note museum closes for lunch so either start early or go after they reopen.

Thank daphcheah
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very interesting. A lot of beautiful pictures as well as shocking truths about the vietnam war. For a good experience you should know the tour starts at the top floor.

Thank ann15o
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Jane M
July 24, 2017|
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Response from Patricia V | Reviewed this property |
Two hours is ample time to view, we were there a few days ago and wandered around at our leisure. We visited here before heading to the palace which opens at 1pm. Enjoy.
Damien G
July 8, 2017|
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Response from AussieGalAbroad | Reviewed this property |
Hi my friend and I are school teachers and visited last week. Yes there are things outside the kids might enjoy but may tire of quicker than you can find time to really get the most of the museum. They could possibly go to... More
Devyani B
May 26, 2017|
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Response from Celia B | Reviewed this property |
Hi weekends are the same as mid week but they do close for lunch ~ there's an outside coffee shop which doesn't close if you haven't seen every thing & don't want to come back