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War Remnants Museum
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: War Remnants Museum is a unit under the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ho Chi Minh City. Located in the museum system of Vietnam, the museum for world peace and a member of the World Council of Museums (ICOM), the War Remnants Museum, the Museum of thematic research, collection , storage, preservation and display of the material, photographs, artifacts on the evidence of the crime and the consequences of the war that the invasion force has caused to Vietnam.Museum store more than 20,000 documents, exhibits and films, in which more than 1,500 documents, artifacts, films have been applied to introduce in eight thematic exhibition frequently. In 35 years, the Museum has welcomed over 15 million visitors at home and abroad. Currently with about 500,000 visitors each year, the War Remnants Museum is one of the only cultural tourism to attract high public credibility at home and abroad.
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Before I visited I didn’t really know much at all about the Vietnamese war, I left having learnt so much!

The museum is very one sided, it talks more about how the Americans were and you don’t hear much about the Vietnamese soldiers, which was a shame.

BEFORE YOU GO. one thing we were not made aware of if that you must start from the top and make your way down (very odd) we started at the bottom and it made no sense to us as there was no immediate explanation as to how the war started, this is on the TOP FLOOR! Still very odd.

There are 2 coffee shops (one highland coffee) within the grounds. Plenty of souvenirs shops inside and also travel agents booking trips (kind of ruined the atmosphere a little) entry price is 40,000

Thank -Global-Galivanter-
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Despite being told from a very one sided point of view, the War Remnants Museum is definitely worth a visit. I'd allocate 3 hours to do all of the exhibits justice. Very thought provoking, extremely harrowing, and very educational. Not recommended for children due to the very graphic imagery used throughout. Take tissues!

Thank JollyHolidayer
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This is a place you go to be educated in the horrors of being human. The museum offers a variety of depictions on the vietnam and french war. It is not an attraction for kids, it is for fair minded adults that wish to learn another side of history, not fairly accounted by the western media. I cried, gagged and felt horrible at the display of human cruelty. However I don’t regret knowing what we are capable of.

Thank FridaMicaela
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

We were glad we visited the museum. Interesting to see the war relics however it was the stories and the affect of agent orange and napalm that really moved us. Seeing some of the affected people selling wares to raise money was emotional. A young man with no eyes was playing an electric piano. He had a crowd gathered listening to him play.

Everyone who goes top Saigon should visit here, whether your interested in the history of the war or not.

Thank Coerla
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

For those of us too young to recall or care about the Vietnam war, this is a must see. How the Vietnamese survived and are so gracious after such horrors caused by interfering nations is an example to us all.

Thank Rob S
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