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National Vietnam Veterans Museum

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25 Veterans Dr, Newhaven, Phillip Island, Victoria 3925, Australia
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All reviews sound and light show on display phillip island great insight run by volunteers worth a visit men and women great tribute nui dat great collection large collection static displays couple of hours history lesson vietnam vet armed forces wealth of information
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I didn’t think I was going to be interested in this outing and only tagged along with my husband as he has served in the Reserves and has an interest. The light and sound show was very informative. I experienced moments of anxiety and shed...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LaurelH205
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent museum, very comprehensive. The displays were very well presented, the coffee shop(canteen) was very good too

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Carolyn M
nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words. We do appreciate your feedback. Thank you for visiting our Museum

Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

A well presented and informative centre. Make sure you see the sound and light show first to let the kids fully understand what the Vietnam War was about. There is a good range of old aircraft and tanks to see as well as the kids...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2019

Thank you for taking the time to review our Museum. I am so pleased your children enjoyed the quiz. It is designed to get the kids involved in looking around the exhibits and displays. It's very popular with the adults too, helping their young ones....More

Reviewed 18 January 2019

I am not really into War museums, but I went because my husband wanted to go. Well what can I say, the displays were magnificent! My husband had a ball and we spent a long time in there, him explaining every fire arm, jets, planes...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank marleluther
nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2019

Thank you so much for your great comments. We do allow photos anywhere except the holographic Light & Sound Show. I am so pleased you and your husband found our museum interesting. Thank you for visiting.

Reviewed 10 January 2019

If you genuinely have an interest in what happened in Vietnam l suggest you go there. Amazing collection and talking to the returned soldiers that volunteer their time to tell their story is interesting. l learnt so much and stayed much longer than expected worth...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank johnsands19
nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2019

Thank you for taking the time to review our Museum with such great comments. Our aim is to share information with visitors and preserve exhibits about this period in Australian history for future generations. It was a controversial war and there are many stories to...More

Reviewed 10 January 2019

We had heard about this museum and decided to visit while in Melbourne and we were so glad we did. The whole presentation was outstanding and a lot of the memorabilia on display was just as I remembered it. I found out later that the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank John H
nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2019

Thank you for your wonderful comments. I am glad our marketing is working and that you heard about our Museum. We are very fortunate in our volunteers and the generosity of those who donate and sponsor us. I am glad you enjoyed your time at...More

Reviewed 22 December 2018

This is one of the best Museums we have been to anywhere in the world. The displays and exhibits were well presented and a real history lesson for those who don't know a lot about this war. A small charge to enter but you can...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Thank you for taking the time to reveiw our Museum with such wonderful comments. We pride ourselves in aiming to give our visitors the best experience possible and the information to help them understand this controversial period in Australia's history. Thank you for visiting our...More

Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

Wonderfully curated and displayed. A much more extensive collection of memorabilia than first expected. I was impressed by the video and awed at the personal accounts and recollections.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our Museum. We are very proud of our collection and have over 40,000 artefacts and memorabilia. Most visitors are suprised when they enter the Museum at the range of displays and the size of...More

Reviewed 18 December 2018

This exhibition and display was outstanding. Presentation was superb. the whole place was spotlessly clean and tidy. The 20min light and sound show was excellent and very professionally done. It was history at its best. Very factual and informative, but highly emotional for those who...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2018

Thank you for your great comments. We do appreciate your feedback. Many visitors are quite affected by the stories they read and the holographic Light & Sound Show is the best place to start a visit to our Museum. There are tissue boxes for those...More

Reviewed 4 December 2018

An absolute must do when in Phillip Island. All staff very helpful. An informative way to learn the history of this event. Could easily spend up to a day here. The display well organised and it is very easy to pace yourself both inside and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 317Bothers
nvvm, Public Relations Manager at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review of our Museum. Most visitors come along for a short visit and end up either coming back or staying much longer. We suggest a minimum of 2 hours and as you say, the...More

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