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Vietnam Military History Museum

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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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...more
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28A Dien Bien Phu St., Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 (0) 4823-4264
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A museum that deals with Vietnams past up until the recent times of the American invasion. Clearly, the Vietnamese are immensely proud, and so they should be, of their victory over their American aggressors. A lot is written in English. It is a fascinating place...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gordonj258
Reviewed 4 days ago

Interesting visit to this museum. Lots in gripping displays - what amazes me is the attitude Vietnamese people have - I salute them. Moving on and building the society they have today is testament to their indomitable spirit - there is no way that they...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Grant B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walk there one morning from the Old Quarter...We saw tanks and aircrafts and guns etc. that has to do with the war. Also film history of how the Vietnamese people/army took back the place/fort from the french in a long battle...you can ask them...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lclcusoon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Double check with your hotel to ensure this is open before you go and they will literally kick you out at 11.30 for their lunch break. Very interesting to see the countries military history dating from the 12th century. The American historical section was closed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tonic26
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is well worth a visit if you are in Hanoi. It contains plenty of artefacts and covers Vietnam’s military history from the 12th century. What becomes very clear is that this country has been subject to various invasions from Genghis Khan to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend. Lots of information about Vietnams history of war. Main attraction are the full size military vehicles used in the wars. Fighters jets, helicopters tanks and artillery equipment. About 40k dong entry fee

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hamer316
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An interesting indoor display of many military items, photos and Ho Chi Minh memorabilia of course. Becomes a bit of more of the same after a while. Still for anyone involved in the war as Australia was, anything new is new information or better explained....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank donmountford
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is not on all touring company itineraries, but it is worth making a visit. They do close the buildings for lunch, but you're still able to visit the outside areas at that time and come back in after lunch. We got there just...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank O5940KQjohnm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived here included in a city tour so items which were not in English were describe to us by the guide of ours. There is lots of history found within the wall space and a necessity in case you have acquired an interest in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kenneth A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Vietnam War history military Museum is must visit in list you can help us lots of destroyed war aircrafts and the tanks ,guns are the battles and the display of the various equipments that was used in Vietnam War was left over by the Enemies...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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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
10 June 2017|
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Response from AnuragNirmal | Reviewed this property |
open from 10 am to 6pm
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Response from jihyek120 | 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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