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Hanoi Police Museum, Hanoi

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#8 of 39 in Museums in Hanoi
At Hanoi Police Museum, you can travel through seven decades of police history. A variety of uniforms are on display, as well as exhibits about the development of the local police force and its assistance during the Vietnam War. Take a guided tour in either English or Vietnamese and stop by the gift shop before you finish your visit. Plan to visit Hanoi Police Museum and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Hanoi attractions using our Hanoi trip planning app .
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  • It is not a must do, but it was an interesting experience nonetheless. Highly recommend if you are happen to be in the area. Free entry, nice seating area in the garden.  more »
  • Modern free Museum. Exhibition of military equipment, photos, guns, motorcycles, uniform. Retraces the life of the city through various policies and plans. Stands on the customs police.
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  • It may have been the expectations from reading all the great reviews but I didnt feel this lived up to the hype. If you have a long time in Hanoi by all means spend 30 mins exploring but dont g if you...  more »
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  • free and ibformative, goes into the anti-spy work the vietcong did.
  • Very interesting. Learnt a lot about the Vietnamese and all the tragic wars they have been through. So impressed by their mentality after, still being open minded and not holding grudges. Very friendly and knowledgeable guide! Recommend visiting!
  • Absolutely worth your time! Nice polite stuff, good historical insights thru the prism of police and army. We had a nice patriotic guide, who was full of facts and funny Vietnam moments. We loved it! Cmon and visit this museum thats absolutely new for Hanoi.
  • Cool items on display, lots of pictures documenting the history of vietnamese police. The place is airconditioned and has clean toilets.
  • Good place and good learning for history

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