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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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This place is not for the faint of heart but you leave with a very good understanding of the horrors of the Vietnam war and not least the aftermath. The communication about the... read more

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Reviewed today NEW

This place is not for the faint of heart but you leave with a very good understanding of the horrors of the Vietnam war and not least the aftermath. The communication about the themes in the exhibitions is very subtle and mostly in the shape of telling quotations. A briliant move that alows you to really reflect for yourself. I... More 

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Yes they won over the Americans, get over it. some of it was plain propaganda and a little of it was interesting. the part that they show how they got fighters from both side talking again was the interesting part. I guess if you want to take a picture with a tank its a great place.

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War remnants museum was quite confronting and not for the faint hearted. Linda explained everything quite well outside, then allowed us to view the exhibits without commentary, as everything is starkly self evident. Anyone who wants to fill in gaps regarding the history of Vietnams conflict needs to visit this place

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A very telling if somewhat sad journey but if all political MP ,s political figures etc took the time to visit would see that there is no winners in a war unless greed counts..Its all about money minerals and resources.America leads the way and continue to do so brainwashing their children as much as any one else feeding the rich... More 

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Some interesting things to see. Museum is pretty hot and stuffy though especially with lots of people

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Well laid out. Lots of information in English as well. Air conditioned exhibit rooms.Graphic photos of horrors of war. Reasonably priced. Good toilets.

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Very interesting and thought provoking. However, they close for lunch and kick you out so be aware of visit time.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Very confronting....a graphic, sad insight to what happened...dont miss it, bring your tissues, this is a must see !!

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Obviously very biased, but they won the war, so get to write the history! As a returning GI, did find several interesting exhibits and certainly brought back many memories, both mostly good ones.

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I first visited many years ago when it was called the Museum of Chinese and American War Crimes and I am happy that times have changed and that it has this new name. Brutally honest pictures from both side show how terrible war is. A must see because it's such an important part of Vietnams history. There is a children's... More 

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