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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
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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28 Vo Van Tan | Ward 6, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
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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.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank i_lane5
Reviewed today via mobile

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.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank e-s-thompson
Reviewed today via mobile

Very poignant display and exhibition. Definitely learnt a lot of information, was it slightly one sided however.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Alex K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

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

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank E891VVpauls
Reviewed yesterday

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Esther M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such an eye opening experience for a ridiculously cheap price. The photographic evidence of agent orange and the chemical warfare used was moving. A must do in Ho Chi Minh!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nikkiBa
Reviewed yesterday

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Clynton M
Reviewed yesterday

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

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank antonia251238
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

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

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Moonhayze
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Extremely interesting and a must see for Saigon- perhaps the museum would benefit from better chronology or sign posts!

Date of experience: February 2019
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David T
26 January 2019|
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Response from Aotearoatraveller75 | Reviewed this property |
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
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9 January 2019|
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Response from brian s | Reviewed this property |
We paid in VND. I don't recall seeing a USD option. There is an ATM right down the block on the same side of the street. I used it to get VND for the entrance fee.
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6 January 2019|
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