National Vietnam Veterans Museum, Newhaven

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Military Museum Museum
Learn about Australia's role in the Vietnam War from former soldiers who served there at National Vietnam Veterans Museum. Veterans founded the museum to help one another grapple with their experiences, and the location now commemorates their service. Walk through exhibits including photographs, stories, and military equipment, and listen as volunteers recount their personal involvement. Visit the resource library to see original documents and copies of official documents, photographs, and newspapers. The Nui Dat Cafe serves coffee, scones, and snacks. To visit National Vietnam Veterans Museum and get the most from your holiday in Newhaven, create itinerary details personal to you using our Newhaven trip itinerary maker.
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  • Nestled in behind the airfield on Phillip Island, this museum is chock full of artifacts and information detailing Australia's involvement in the Vietnam war. It was so difficult to decide which areas...  more »
  • The National Vietnam Veterans Museum is a perfect place to see and understand Australia's presence and commitment in the Vietnam conflict. I visited the site on my recent trip to Phillip Island . Afte...  more »
  • The facility is great. Learning about the history of the Vietnam war and Australias involvement. It was very different to what else was on the island, and a change of activity.  more »
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  • Perfect for the people passionate by history. The veterans that are in the staff are really nice and helpful. They are well organised inside and you can find information about everything. We had a great time.
  • If interested in the Vietnam War this is the place to go .very very informative
  • Incredible museum and tribute to our veterans; well thought out displays, interesting information and incredibly friendly staff. Well worth the visit.
  • Must see if you visit Philip Island. Allow plenty of time to take in all the displays. Coffee shop and light meals.
  • Good experience learning about history and Australia's involvement in the war.

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