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Address: 28 Vo Van Tan St, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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+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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War Museum

Very interesting to see the history of the Vietnam War. A must when visiting Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very interesting to see the history of the Vietnam War. A must when visiting Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Go prepared to be shocked at what man is capable of doing to his fellow man. This is graphic, blunt and to the point. There is always 2 sides to every story but there is power in these images and displays that cannot be denied. I was very happy to enter the little wing on the ground floor that showed... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went in purely to see the plane and helicopter. It was vaguely interesting and cheap to visit and a nice cool break from the heat of the city. Worth 20 minutes if you are passing but I wouldn't seek it out.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A moving reminder of the past. Excellent photographic exhibition. A highlight of places to visit in Ho Chi Minh.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was one of our first planned visits on our first leg to Vietnam and while in HCMC. We took a cab which was cheap going there and then walked back to enjoy the life of the city. The museum itself is a busy attraction but we didn't find it something that we would say "wow" about. I'm glad we... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Vietnam's modern history is told here, the horrors and excesses of war displayed in graphic detail. There are several rooms spread over three floors plus external displays (not just of planes and tanks but also of the hideous conditions prisoners were subjected to) so there's plenty to see and I'd recommend setting aside three hours so you're not rushing (though... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A must do, somber experience and certainly unlike anything else in HCMC. Take it slow, take a break if you need to and be prepared to see some heavier stuff. Don't shy away from it, this is an element of humanity that can't be repeated, ignoring it doesn't make it go away, you can't be in Vietnam and understand Vietnam... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went here on a hot day. I thought I knew a bit about the vietnam war and its effects on vietnam but I was wrong. The museum works its way from the third floor to ground level. Telling the story how the war began, what happened and the effects on Vietnam and its people after the war. There is one... More 

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Chu chi was exactly what we expected. Guide was friendly and informative (anh/Tony) pick up was on time and prompt. The tunnels were a wonderful insight into the genius minds that created them and everyone should be visiting them. My advise is to get into any tunnel whenever given the opportunity.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we had some visiting there and take the photos ,that they keep from vietnam war and interesting to see .

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