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War Remnants Museum, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

 
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Distance from city center: 2.9mi
alvingb's pictureby alvingb Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 16th of April, 2011
This War Remnants museum is a must to visit if you want to know more about the history of Vietnam during the Vietnam War. It has various pictures that show real people during the time of the Vietnam War and how they were affected by the war.  Weapons and other military equipment that were used during the Vietnam War is also placed on display for people to look at. Furthermore some of these equipments can be touched for example like the machine guns, helicopters and tanks that were used during the Vietnam War.


Many people actually feel very moved and sad and some even cry at after seeing the pictures of those who were affected by the War. This is a place where one has to visit to understand the effects of the Vietnam War on the locals. Furthermore there is also a souvenir shop where tourist can buy beautiful handcrafted souvenirs to take back. The museum also has a air-conditioned library where people can learn more about the war.

Address:
28 Vo Van Tan, District 3

Price:
Entrance Ticket : 15,000 VND


Opening Hours:
Open from 7.30am-12.00pm and 1.30pm-5pm. Last admission is 4.30pm.



How to get there:
taking a taxi would be the best as no buses go by that area.

Phone number:
84 8 9302112

On the web:
http://www.vietnamonline.com/attraction/war-remnants-museum.html

 
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