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Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum

Pyongyang, North Korea
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Glorious places, great architecture, impressive, oh I love it so much, i will go there in every... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MrJune
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Pyongyang, North Korea
Great Insight into the Korean War

A great museum with the DPRK (North Korean) account of the Korean War. Having read Max Hastings... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
gyanfernando
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Glorious places, great architecture, impressive, oh I love it so much, i will go there in every free time, beautiful just like sunshine!

Thank MrJune
Reviewed 27 October 2017

A great museum with the DPRK (North Korean) account of the Korean War. Having read Max Hastings book about the Korean War and having first visited the South, it was interesting to see the DPRK's point of view. There are very interesting captured American hardware...More

Thank gyanfernando
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This museum is at a level of any museum in Europe; with the exception of few information in English. Nice exhibitions on the different rooms, and a live diorama of a famous battle in NK. On the outside, you can take pictures to the tanks...More

Thank Ana L
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Needed more time there, but the little bit I saw, was great, except for the "history lesson" we were given; a version that lacks a lot of facts. The museum houses, docked at the river bank, the only US boat captured during the conflict; the...More

Thank Etienne T
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Anyone who spends more than two days in North Korea will undoubtedly pass through this museum; I was led here by my guides the morning of my second full day in the country. Docent-led tours are mandatory, although only a single other tourist joined my...More

Thank midway42
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Wow, where do you start, not very old, in pristine condition, we were met with the local guide at the entrance, she was so friendly and nice, she spoke very good English, wanted to learn so much about Australia, she go past many static displays...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Great War museum, this. Sent an afternoon there, but could easily have spent 2 days, so much to see. USS Pueblo is as good as an exhibit as you are likely to see anywhere. Highly recommended.

Thank Tedoi
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Its actually difficult to avoid it when you go on an organised trip to Pyongyang/DPRK. Its relatively new and quite interesting - of course they want you to know their view on the history (and basically all about their greatest enemy - US). Outdoor section...More

Thank matevzh
Reviewed 6 June 2017

One of the highlights of my North Korea trip. It was incredible to here firsthand from our military guide the DPRK's version of the Korean War, and observe how they carefully select evidence to curate their own picture of history. A MUST for any history...More

Thank phinfogg
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Don't take photos or you will be joining me on the naughty step. Great War museum where you can re-learn history and admire the lawn outside that is cut with scissors truly amazing back breaking work. The highlight of the museum is the panorama showing...More

Thank DavidB22
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