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Vietnam Military History Museum

28A Dien Bien Phu St., Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 (0) 4823-4264
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This repository of Vietnam's military history includes rooms full of war propganda, photographs and documents from wars against China, France, and the United States. The grounds feature several captured aircraft as well as a central structure build from the wreckage of French and American planes. Visitors may climb the flag tower, with great views from the top.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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28A Dien Bien Phu St., Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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"dien bien phu"
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"american war"
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"in ho chi minh city"
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"interesting place"
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Reviewed yesterday

Interesting museum especially for a western citizen´s point a view. The history of the Vietnam War seen from another point of view -great!

Thank eeke2015
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Reviewed yesterday

Closed on Mondays, I had to return on tuesday to visit the museum. Most of these tourist sites operated by the city government are closed on Mondays.

Thank telcom3
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This museum is just okay. There is a lot of information but it is very spread out between buildings. Liked the display of war planes and vehicles. Please note it does close in the middle of the day - check the opening times before you...More

Thank KNewms
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This museum is well worth visiting. Spread over three buildings plus outdoor areas it shows the military history of Vietnam from many centuries ago up until the present day. The exhibits are explained in English and Vietnamese. If the history of the country is of...More

Thank TrickyPerth
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Reviewed 6 days ago

An excellent chance to see those considered heroes within the Vietnam War as well as the influence on both communities and families. I'm constantly fascinated with just how prominent a function was played by females in the battle and am happy to see them becoming...More

Thank Atkins K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After learning so much from the similar museum in Ho Chi Minh, I was looking forward to visiting this museum. However I don't feel as though I've learnt anything at all. The museum is huge but disjointed and badly organised. Thr signage is minimal so...More

Thank Philippa M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was amazing ( I say this because I’m a war buff) wondering around seeing the different weapons tanks and letter from actual soldiers that they had records of was very neat! We spent probably 2 hours wondering around looking at all the different...More

Thank zac s
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can learn more not just about the “Vietnamese War” or “American War”, but also about another conflicts.

Thank Joy William M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We actually appreciated the visit of ours to this particular museum, you will find a lot of things to see and also the different aircraft on display are extremely interesting, its definitely well worth the visit. The thing that is much to see, lots of...More

1  Thank Vega F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are going to Hanoi, I think this is one of the two museums I would visit. It gives one a totally different perspective of the war. Captions could use a little work as well as some as the signage but that is minor....More

Thank AliceTeresaW
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erin464
2 February 2018|
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Response from Camelgirl43 | Reviewed this property |
We did it on our own and we're pretty relaxed when we aren't with a tour group. (We were on a tour but stayed 4 extra days in Hanoi to do things on our own). 3 hours should be enough for all 3 things. I find when you are on... More
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oconnorfrances
10 June 2017|
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Response from AnuragNirmal | Reviewed this property |
open from 10 am to 6pm
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aidancarter123
25 September 2016|
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Response from jihye k | Reviewed this property |
I visited the museum in this month. its enterance fee was 40,000VND I'm not sure of the foreign currency rate. anyway it costed about 2USD I hope it will help you enjoy your trip to Hanoi
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