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Address: 28 Vo Van Tan St, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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Phone Number: +84 8 829 0325
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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War Remnants Museum is a unit under the Department of Culture, Sports and...

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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A disturbing history of Vietnams involvement with various conflicts over the not too distant past. Difficult place to visit when confronted with some of the photos of the... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A disturbing history of Vietnams involvement with various conflicts over the not too distant past. Difficult place to visit when confronted with some of the photos of the conflicts and the effects of the war on the Vietnamese people.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's an real eye opener, a little bias but very interesting and quite sombre. You will need a good few hours to take it in. Not really suitable for the younger ones.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Spent about 3 hours wandering around this place. I was very interested to learn more about the war and this place has all the information you need. Very enrapturing place. Some exhibits are pretty harrowing, and rightly so. The only issues are that it closes for a period in the afternoon. There is quite possibly a good reason for this,... More 

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The museum was just ok. There were many photos and lots of informational placards. Worth seeing once if you are in town.

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Went to cu chi tunnels and I think this really complements the whole experience. Must go to fully immerse yourself with the history

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My visit to the War Remnants Museum was a great one, as I got to learn more about the history behind some of the artefacts. However, seeing the brutality and how the soldiers/people were cruelly treated made me a little sick. The tour guides were very informative and gave excellent background information about certain spots and portraits.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not knowing what to expect it came as a complete surprise all of the different remnants that are on display.The photos of agent orange sufferers really makes you shudder.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were looking forward to go to the War Remnants Museum and what an eye opening experience we had. Really sad and gut-wrenching to learn the history and to understand what the Vietnamese people had to go through. Gives your time in Vietnam a whole different perspective.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

OMG.. Thats Oh my God. for you people dont know internet short hand. WOW. I dont understand, why americans are even welcome in vietnam now. Holy cow, some carnage in there. I was born 1976, my father was here in 1968-69. now i know why some dont speak about the war. Bring your Kids, they will learn alot, ALOT. I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This excellent museum lets its photographs and exhibits illustrate the effects of this seventeen year war on ordinary Vietnamese people. Particularly moving is the exhibition of civilian casualties from napalm attacks. Time your visit to avoid lunch. The museum closes from 12-1330.

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