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Museum of the Revolution, Hanoi

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History Museum
Learn about the hardships of fighting for freedom at Museum of the Revolution. Located in a 1917 building, the museum combines French architecture with local history. See the artifacts of modern history in the tree major exhibitions; the first one showing the period of the French colonial rule (1858-1945), the second dealing with the horrors of war (1945-1975), and the third one showing the rebuilding of a country in a post-war period (1975-present day). See artifacts and documents alongside information boards throughout the museum showing the struggle of Vietnamese people and the liberation from the French occupation. Put Museum of the Revolution into our Hanoi trip itinerary maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Hanoi.
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  • Although the topic of the museum could have been interested, we thought it was poorly executed. There was a lack of storytelling and providing context for the displays, making it very difficult to app...  more »
  • I have no idea why the reviews are so negative. The museum portrays the incredible story of Vietnamese resistance against French and Japanese invaders quite well through a display of important documen...  more »
  • I had high expectations for this museum because it is supposed to cover the most important historical events of what makes Vietnam the country it is today. Had I visited this museum in the 80s I would...  more »