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Vietnam Military History Museum

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Address: 28A Dien Bien Phu St., Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
Phone Number:
+84 (0) 4823-4264
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08:00 - 16:30
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 08:00 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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This repository of Vietnam's military history includes rooms full of war...

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 from the wreckage of French and American planes. Visitors may climb the flag tower, with great views from the top.

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Vietnam Military Museum was on the list for my history buff husband - it was quite well done but a bit disjointed for someone who didn't really know much about Vietnamese History... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Armidale, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Vietnam Military Museum was on the list for my history buff husband - it was quite well done but a bit disjointed for someone who didn't really know much about Vietnamese History. A tour guide would have been very helpful to get an overview.

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O'Fallon, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum has some interesting exhibits. It heavily emphasizes the war with the French. It seems to me that the American war area has been "sanitized" for American tourists. However, I found only two errors of fact.

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Thank James G
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a superb museum which covered the 2200 years of Vietnamese resistance to foreign domination. Particular emphasis is on the French and American wars. Many interesting exhibits, but they need to be grouped together around themes or some overarching narrative needs to be provided, along with better English signage.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really great museum with some great artifices going back a long way. Not just US war relics but the citadel and ancient artifacts found throughout the city are amazing. Great couple of hours for anyone who likes a bit of history.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok ok. here they have displayed the different things used for wars in past , divided in to three four section , old war , war equipment in the recent past , covered and closed. Good time pass.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good visit which includes a lot of information regarding Vietnam's military history since their inception. Recommended for any military buff.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exhibits were well laid out and were very interesting; mixture of indoor and open air. Kids will love all the big planes and tanks.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Both the indoor and outdoor collections are worth the time and effort of a visit if you are interested in the history of the Vietnam war. Indoors are exhibits of all kinds of arms, while outdoors there are aircraft, tanks, bombs, missiles etc. Inside in a separate area is also the tank that broke through the palace gates in Saigon... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Vietnam Military History Museum, often called the Army Museum, is significantly located on Dien Bien Phu Street, which was the ultimate battle of the Vietnamese victories over their French colonial masters in 1945. The Museum traces the development of the Peoples Army of Vietnam, and as is the usual case when the victors are telling the story, there is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came across this museum whilst looking for the entrance to the Citadel. What an amazing nostalgic eye opening experience into Vietnam's sad past. It is a must see whilst in Hanoi. The boys in the family, young and old really were excited at seeing the historical war planes and helicopters. The grounds were a nice haven away from the... More 

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