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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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"sound and light show"
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Spent several hours here with family. Very interesting. Staff were excellent, all very knowledgeable. Great to see the men and women who served finally getting the recognition they deserved.

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nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Thank you for your comments. Our volunteers are enthusiastic and passionate about the Museum. They are always available to help visitors where possible. Thank you for visiting the Museum.

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Located just past the airport on the main road to Cowes, with ample parking, the museum offers a great insight to what was experienced by Australian soldiers during the Vietnam war. There are numerous war relics on display and all very well maintained. Staff are...More

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nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Thank you for taking time to review our Museum. Visitors are always amazed at the amount of exhibits and information we have. We are the only Museum in Australia solely dedicated to the Vietnam War. We are grateful to all those veterans who share their...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Spend a few hours here, seeing the artefacts and appreciating the vietnam vets. You won't regret it.More

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nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our Museum. There is so much to see and you can certainly spend several hours. I hope you enjoyed the current exhibition about the role of the Royal Australian Navy in Vietnam. This finishes on 1st May...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Always wanted to go here and now we have we were astounded by the display of all things involved with this war.The interactive displays and hands on feel for most things does leave you feeling humbled and with a better understanding of what happened over...More

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nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thank you for you wonderful comments. Many visitors are pleasantly suprised by the range and quality of the exhibits and the amount of information available within our Museum. We are fortunate to have so many dedicated volunteers who are always happy to talk to visitors....More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Took teenagers & hound kids here. There’s a heap of memorabilia to interest & educate all ages, and an short film you must watch. Far more technical than I expected of this place. Kids loved a sit in the chopper. At the end it was...More

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nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give us such a great review. I am so pleased your kids enjoyed their visit. We are becoming much more interactive and allow kids, under our Museum staff supervision, to sit in the Huey or jeep. It makes...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

This is my second visit here and the first time taking the family that includes an easily bored 8 yr old. We spent a good 2 hours there and no one was bored. The information and items on display is amazing and a credit to...More

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nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review the Museum. We really do appreciate feedback. We are so pleased your 8 yr old was engaged and interested in the exhibits. There are over 20,000 artefacts and memorabilia, so plenty to see and lots of video...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Took my 5 year old grandson and even though he didn't understand the story of Vietnam, he was completely absorbed by the sound and light show as well as the various vehicles. The staff (all volunteers) are great and only to willing to make a...More

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nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

We are so pleased you and your grandson had a great time at the Museum. We encourage a hands on visit, where children are able to touch and sit in vehicles to create a memorable experience. Thanks you for reviewing NVVM and for visiting us.

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

It’s been nine year since our last visit. The displays are clear and informative. Volunteers are friendly and can talk to you about the exhibits. Thanks to all that donate memorabilia to be displayed.More

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nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you for coming back to visit the Museum. You would have seen great changes. We are fortunate in receiving items which are donated so we can display them for others to see. We are very grateful for all donations pertaining to the Vietnam War....More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

A well run by volunteers with a good exhibition. So sad to read the stories and the multimedia presentation is cleverly done.More

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nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you for your comments and taking the time to write a review. The holographic Light & Sound Show is the best way to start a visit as it covers the causes and the consequences of the Vietnam War. We get really positive feedback about...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Absolutely incredible experience really opened our eyes to the dedication of our military services and the horrors they had to face. Recommended must see while visiting beautiful Phillip Island.More

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nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write such a complimentary review. The response from visitors can be emotional for some and thought provoking to most. Our volunteers are all well informed and if anyone has questions they will always try to assist them in...More

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