Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum, Pyongyang

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Learn about North Korean military history at Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum. The museum provides an alternative view of the country's military feats, particularly interesting to visitors from Western nations. Carefully catalogued exhibits fill the multi-level building, including a 360-degree diorama of the Battle of Daejon and a U.S. Navy ship captured in the 1960s. Make Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum part of your personalized Pyongyang itinerary using our Pyongyang vacation generator.
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  • A spectacular War Museum. You can see airplanes, some torpedoes, military vehicles and a helicopter used by the Americans for the war in Korea, some very damaged by artillery fire and others shot down, also show with pride an American ship captured by them along with the entire crew... which then liberated, not so the boat, you can visit and they teach you a video with the history of the capture of the ship. The Museum is decorated as if one were in... very well built trenches and walls that mimic pine trunks, have details such as grenades and rifles attached to the walls. In front of this is the area where exhibited North Korean weapons, several airplanes, tanks, a submarine and much artillery unit. Really very well built. The guides are military North Korean with very good command of English and very nice, excellent attention to tourists and I have several pictures with them.
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  • Wow, where do you start, not very old, in pristine condition, we were met with the local guide at the entrance, she was so friendly and nice, she spoke very good English, wanted to learn so much about...  more »
  • Great War museum, this. Sent an afternoon there, but could easily have spent 2 days, so much to see. USS Pueblo is as good as an exhibit as you are likely to see anywhere. Highly recommended.  more »
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  • Full on propaganda here. The whole place is vast just the walk up is something to see. A massive building inside but most of it was off limits and in the dark. We had to sit and watch a 10 minute film about how the Korea war, interesting to see what there version of the conflict was. Strictly no photos aloud in here but I got a few.

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