Vietnam War Remnants Museum

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Vietnam War Remnants Museum
Vietnam War Remnants Museum

Vietnam War Remnants Museum attracts a large number of visitors. This museum  shows authentic and vivid materials and images of the fierce Vietnam war.

General knowledge of Vietnam War Remnants Museum

Located on the grounds of the former administration building, the Vietnam War Remnants Museum displays documentation, artifacts and images to highlight the consequences of the wars. The museum opened just a few months after the reunification day with the original name of the Exhibition House for the US and Puppet Crimes. Here there are a number of exhibits on the Vietnam War. The main objective of the museum is to emphasize the cruelty of war.

Vietnam War Remnants Museum
Vietnam War Remnants Museum

Established on September 4, 1975, the Exhibition House for US and Puppet Crimes is open to the public. Later, the Exhibition House for US and Puppet Crimes was renamed the Exhibition House for Crimes of War and Aggression (November 10, 1990) before it was called the War Remnants Museum (July 4, 1995). The museum consists of three floors; the ground floor is where tickets are sold and when entering here, visitors will see the support of various nations in the world to fight against the Vietnam War. Against the American Empire. The ground floor is also the multipurpose room displaying the objects on numerous themes depending on national holidays such as Reunification Day (April 30) and the National Day (September 2).

Structure of Vietnam War Remnants Museum

On the first floor, you will get the opportunity to witness the consequences that Vietnam suffered from the war. This floor has two showrooms including “Consequences of Agent Orange in the Vietnam War” and “War Crimes”. You will realize both physical and mental pain through the photographs taken by excellent photographers in the wartime and lively objects on display as well.

Vietnam War Remnants Museum
Vietnam War Remnants Museum

The top floor is the photo gallery of famous photographers who show their perception of the Vietnam War. Touching stories of the love to father and the sentiment of the human during the devastating war and the pain that they have to suffer after the war.

The photo collection “Vietnam, War and Peace” was photographed by the Japanese photographer named Ishikawa Bunyo during his time in Vietnam when the Vietnam War was escalating. The collection of more than 250 images of the impact of the war on the soldiers and the civilians is widely preferred by many visitors and considered to be the most impressive exhibition space.

Here there are also many exhibition halls on the effect of Agent Orange on Vietnamese life and people. These pictures and artifacts show the fierceness of the war. You should carefully consider visiting the exhibition area with the tragic content if traveling with children.

exhibition halls on the effect of Agent Orange
Exhibition halls on the effect of Agent Orange

The garden owns more exhibits suitable for children such as tiger cages and American military weapons such as tanks, planes and helicopters. In addition, a number of unexploded bombs and mines are displayed around the yard.

Before leaving, you should visit the area of tiger cages on the ground floor to see the sharp pain, the tortures that the captives have to endure.

With many authentic images, this is one of the museums that attract the largest number of visitors in Ho Chi Minh City and is considered one of the best places to visit in Vietnam. The War Remnants Museum is open every day.