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Museum of the Revolution, Hanoi

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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. Plan to visit Museum of the Revolution during your Hanoi vacation using our convenient Hanoi online day trip planner .
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  • Description and photograph of the person involved in the revolution, didnt interest me. Hotel is not cool if you look at the History Museum next to the admission by ticket only enough and thought it was.
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  • A well curated collection of exhibits showing the struggles the Vietnamese engaged in to forge their nation including a number of struggles well before those with the French and the Americans in the l...  more »
  • There are plenty of photos and artifacts, but no place to read about the history of the revolution of the Viet Nam. What one reads under the photos, it's 'Companion DOE at this event with the date'. I don't know any more about the history after my visit. Very disappointing.
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