Vietnam Military History Museum, Hanoi

3.7
#3 of 56 in Museums in Hanoi
Admire an impressive collection of war trophies at Vietnam Military History Museum, featuring the wreckage of the giant B52 Stratofortress downed during the US Christmas bombing of 1972. Spanning 12.8 ha (31.6 ac) in central Hanoi, the museum has a large open-air exhibit boasting an F-111 Aardvark, an A-1 Skyraider, an A-37 Dragonfly, and a Bell UH-1 Iroquios helicopter, as well as a Soviet MiG-21, an S-75 Dvina SAMs and a T54 tank. A huge number of artillery pieces and armored vehicles will make you understand the full scale and logistics of the notoriously modern war, which claimed more than one million lives. Artifacts on display inside the museum tell the gruesome and shocking story of wars waged on Vietnamese territory since ancient times. Indeed, lying at the heart of modern Vietnamese identity, the art of war has been detailed in great detail here. To visit Vietnam Military History Museum on your trip to Hanoi, use our Hanoi journey maker app .
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  • Nice museum of Vietnamese military history (which to 99% of people means the American and French Wars) Dien Bien Phu section of French history very good but I’m guessing most people are just intereste...  more »
  • For anyone interested in the military history of Vietnam this is a must see. Many people will only comment on the Vietnam War (or more precisely the American War to the Vietnamese people) aspects of t...  more »
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  • Wonderful. This is one of the most captivating place I have ever visited! The price is reasonable, also staffs are hospitable and friendly. It is also well - cleaned and equipped modern devices. People need to visit here more in order to encourage its development and improve the service quality
  • Loved this museum. Honestly one of the best I've been to anywhere. Great layout, amazing items. Obviously an interest in military history helps... But definitely worth stopping by especially if you're nearby at Uncle Ho's mausoleum etc
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