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National Vietnam Veterans Museum

25 Veterans Dr, Newhaven, Phillip Island, Victoria 3925, Australia
+61 3 5956 6400
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25 Veterans Dr, Newhaven, Phillip Island, Victoria 3925, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Such lovely people that run this amazing display. The establishment is clean. There is a lift that takes you up to the 2nd floor so its fully disability friendly.More

1  Thank Tarneeha
nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We are lucky to have such wonderful volunteers who are always ready to help answer any question. You have taken some really good photos. Thank you for putting them up for others to see. There are some...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

If you're into your history or have family members who served, the National Vietnam Veteran's Museum in Philip Island is well worth the visit. It may not look like much from the entrance - a small gift shop and cafe (not open when we visited),...More

1  Thank myeverydaytravels
nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your great comments. We have over 20,000 artefacts in the Museum, so there is certainly much to look at. The holographic Light & Sound Show is the best way to start a visit to the Museum as it gives a good overview...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The unassuming entry leads you into a wonderfully display of Vietnam war history. The auto visual display is very clever and a must. The onsite cafe is also lovely with home baked yummy goodiesMore

1  Thank Hayley B
nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comments. Many visitors are suprised by the amount of displays and the size of the Museum. We have over 20,000 artefacts and are constantly changing and adding to our exhibits. The Nui Dat Cafe is a great place to relax...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one thing that everybody should see that comes to the Island! You almost feel like you're back in time and with friendly volunteers most of whom are Vets you can't get any more grass roots! They are fantastic! Additionally the coffee shop was...More

1  Thank MelbourneAus85
nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to review the Museum with your wonderful comments. We are very proud of our Museum and our volunteers. Our latest exhibit is Caribou 231 which stands out like a beacon in front of the Museum. The Nui Dat Cafe has...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It would be easy to spend a day here and not read everything! The staff here are passionate about the place, and that makes the place even more appealing. I'm sure we will be back, as it looks like there are more exhibits in the...More

1  Thank Kirsteen R
nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comments. The Museum is constantly evolving. We hold a new Exhibtion every 6 months (approximately). Our volunteers are always ready to help and find out information, if they don't know the answers, to any questions visitors may ask. Thank you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nestled in behind the airfield on Phillip Island, this museum is chock full of artifacts and information detailing Australia's involvement in the Vietnam war. It was so difficult to decide which areas to skim and what to read in detail. Absolutely fascinating. I believe it...More

1  Thank oldaussieiady
nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comments. We are the only Museum in Australia, totally dedicated to the Vietnam War. We are known as the spiritual home of the Vietnam Veterans. The current exhibition, National Vietnam Veterans Museum 1996 - 2017, tells the story about the...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

The National Vietnam Veterans Museum is a perfect place to see and understand Australia's presence and commitment in the Vietnam conflict. I visited the site on my recent trip to Phillip Island . After spending a month in Vietnam I had learnt a little about...More

Thank DrPhillipAndrews
nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the Museum in such detail. The Museum is thought provoking and emotional for some visitors. It is also a place to come and learn more about this controversial time in Australian history. The Garden of Reflection is...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The facility is great. Learning about the history of the Vietnam war and Australias involvement. It was very different to what else was on the island, and a change of activity.More

Thank Kate N
nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing the Museum. There is so much history within these walls and we encourage schools to visit to learn about this period in Australian history. We have a very good education program which includes a hands on experience for students. Thank you...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

This museum is filled with historical memoirs about a time so important in our history. The interactive show and exhibits are fantastic. The newly renovated plane is now visible from the road too. Staff are very friendly and proud of their museum. And so they...More

1  Thank Mauveen T
nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the Museum. The Caribou 231 certainly stands out and is visible from the main road. Many months of work have gone into this project. It was brought from Queensland on 9 semi trailers and has been carefully...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Well worth taking the time to visit the National Vietnam Veterans War Museum while on Philip Island . Allow at least 1 1/2 hours. The only one in Australia. Created and managed by Vietnam Veterans. It shares a lot of personal stories, has an incredibal...More

Thank Contessa-Elizab... W
nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comments. We do recommend that visitors allow up to 2 hours as there is so much to see. We are currently working on Caribou 231 which is being reassembled at the front of the Museum, by volunteers. Not all of...More

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