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Hanoi Police Museum

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Interesting display of police involvement throughout Vietnam’s history and in chronological order... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Zareen M
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Very good place for family with children to visit. No entrace fees, nice staffs, even they provided... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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67 Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Tran Hung Dao Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 24 3939 6941
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting display of police involvement throughout Vietnam’s history and in chronological order. Signs in Vietnamese, french and English. All in air conditioned comfort

Thank Zareen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good place for family with children to visit. No entrace fees, nice staffs, even they provided the police uniform for my kids. Love the way they introduced everything in the museum.

Thank woodlucy68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very small, but a free museum. I wouldn't come out of your way here, but if you are in the area visiting the prison museum then you may as well come here as well. The displays seem quite well managed, and the...More

Thank mbetowler
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Just taking a morning stroll from my hotel nearby. It is a two-story house. The exhibition was well presented and definitely learnt a little bit history of Hanoi.

Thank Hawkdai007
Reviewed 24 August 2018

The police museum is a very well kept airconditioned two floor area. You are let alone to wander and wonder at the way the Vietnamese have developed their expertise over the years since the world wars. There are insightful memoirs from spies and the uniforms...More

1  Thank sameeransar
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Thanks for making such a nice museum which show case what Vietnam has to offer.Wonderful no words to describe.Salute

1  Thank williams k
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Free entry and just a few mins from the prison. Interesting history into how the police were formed and their role in gaining control of Vietnam from invaders. Quite up to date, some materials from up to 2014

2  Thank Damo H
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

This museum is 3 blocks from the Vietnamese Women’s museum and well worth a visit. Entry is free and all signs at exhibits are in Vietnamese, French and English. It is really interesting as it showed how the Police Force were formed from a resistant...More

Thank Jancye W
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Wasn't sure what to expect when I walked into this museum. Firstly, I was pleasantly surprised to find out that there was no entry fee which is always a bonus. Inside there are quite a few exhibits. Everything from the progression of uniforms over time...More

Thank PeterV5737
Reviewed 3 May 2018

A must see to understand some of the history of Vietnam. The Prison was built by the french and used by the Vietnamese to house the pilots shot down over Hanoi. Very interesting.

1  Thank kada1988
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