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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...more
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This museum tells the story of photographers and the pictures they took in the Vietnam war. Defoliants, gas, etc contributed to disabilities for all parties involved for up to 3 generations. What was gained? Nothing.
I would highly recommend the museum to anyone visiting Ho Chi Minh City as it provides important context to the city and Vietnam in general. Parts of it are not suitable for children, though. Not a cheerful day out.
Spent about 3 hours here as there is a lot of interesting info about the Vietnam war but some of the photos, narrative and exhibits are upsetting as they show the horror of this war and its impact even today. The mock up torture section...More
This museum gave a lot of details and information of the Vietnam war and Vietnam's struggle to independence. There may be some disturbing photographic documentations of the war that may not be for anyone. However, I do think these documentations are excellent documentations that depict...More
Visiting this Museum underscore my firm belief that war is totally evil for the damage it does to people (mostly innocent) and the destruction of a country's infrastructure. The irony of all this is that like many similar events in history, many of these gruesomeness...More
A very interesting museum, packed with photos and graphic representations of The Vietnam War, viewed from the Vietnamese side. As a Westerner it was very interesting to see and pulled no punches when showing the impact on the civilisation of Vietnam. Not a museum for...More
Whether you think US intervention is a good thing or an act of aggression, there is no doubt that war is monstrous, and many of the exhibits make for very uncomfortable viewing but contain vital information of the horrors of war.
From the sanitisation and...More
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I agree, locals don’t speak English that well. Best is to rely on google map. There’s always tourists walking around and they can be helpful. There’s also GRAB ... equivalent to UBER. You can download the app and use it to... More
I agree, locals don’t speak English that well. Best is to rely on google map. There’s always tourists walking around and they can be helpful. There’s also GRAB ... equivalent to UBER. You can download the app and use it to get to places. It’s reliable and very cheap. Great for families with kids.