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Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum

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Massive, detailed and tremendously moving

Cold war propaganda distorted our understandings of this terrible war (1950-53) and its... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tim2037
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Sydney, Australia
Impressive.

Of course, the museum is organised from the North Korean perspective. Rightly so. It brings you... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
Danielontour
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cold war propaganda distorted our understandings of this terrible war (1950-53) and its consequences. Here is the side from that part of Korea which was not conquered and colonised. Trophies from the US war machine, tales of resistance and the final US capitulation. An indispensable...More

Thank Tim2037
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Of course, the museum is organised from the North Korean perspective. Rightly so. It brings you very close to the reality of war. With images. Movies. Captured airplanes, tanks etc. With reconstructions of war scenes etc. All in all impressive. Also to see the clear...More

Thank Danielontour
Reviewed 22 May 2018

I was actually quite impressed by this museum. A lot of propaganda, as expected. But the museum is really very well made. A combination of modern and traditional, and enormous in size. We had very limited time to spend so it felt more like a...More

Thank GryVeb
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

I went in May 2018, and our group was here for about 2 hours--i wish we had a whole day here. I'm neither a war buff, nor a museum buff, but the exhibits here are fascinating (and the USS Pueblo is awesome!). There's a gigantic...More

Thank aimeescreenname
Reviewed 14 May 2018

One of those almost compulsory visits in any DPRK tour itinerary so it's just a matter of going thru the motions and putting up with the distorted view of the world being pushed by the guides. It's interesting just to hear what they say and...More

1  Thank Macca3820
Reviewed 13 May 2018

I already been in met moma london museums, louvre etc but this one is amazing. The museum is super new and everything is really well done... You can see a 3d effects and a demonstration of how everything happened at this time... Simulations, panormas etc....More

Thank Joel D
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

This museum has recently been rebuilt and I have to admit it’s pretty impressive. Outside you have numerous UN war vehicles that were left behind in Korea after the war. This also includes an American spy ship that the Korean people see as a great...More

1  Thank LynsFrostee
Reviewed 24 February 2018

This was certainly an eye opener and it surpassed all my expectations. Usually I do not like to visit war museums, but this was the BEST EVER. Unfortunately one cannot take any pictures inside the museum, because ALL the exhibitions are fascinating and very realistic....More

1  Thank Tjaart H
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

When visiting DPRK it's hard to know what to expect, there's not much information out there. Well museum was excellent, newly refurbished with excellent facility's and fascinating exhibitions. The navy ship outside is incredible, the rotating timeline in the roof is amazing too. There are...More

1  Thank Tarnya M
Reviewed 9 February 2018

You will be taken there and shown the DPRK's view of the war against the Japanese occupation and the US intervention. A highlight is a clamber around the spy ship USS Pueblo. How they got it up the Taedong River from the east coast where...More

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