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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. Add Hanoi Police Museum and other attractions to your Hanoi trip itinerary using our Hanoi family vacation planner.
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  • August 15, 2017
    We wanted to visit the Museum during specified hours of work, this same work time was specified, and at the Museum, but he, unfortunately, was closed! And we've wasted time in the heat!
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  • August 14, 2017
    This is a nice air conditioned museum to visit. Free entry. When we arrived there was no staff at the desk so we just showed ourselves around. Lots of interesting items on display including what appea...  more »
  • August 6, 2017
    This museum is free to entry and a nice break from the humidity and heat. It is also a fascinating place to learn about Vietnam's recent history. We had a tour guide and that made all the difference; ...  more »
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  • May 15, 2017
    free and ibformative, goes into the anti-spy work the vietcong did.
  • August 14, 2016
    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!
  • September 25, 2016
    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.
  • June 30, 2016
    Cool items on display, lots of pictures documenting the history of vietnamese police. The place is airconditioned and has clean toilets.
  • February 13, 2017
    Good place and good learning for history

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