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Vietnam Military History Museum, Hanoi

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Admire an impressive collection of war trophies at Vietnam Military History Museum, featuring the wreckage of the giant B52 Stratofortress downed during the US Christmas bombing of 1972. Spanning 12.8 ha (31.6 ac) in central Hanoi, the museum has a large open-air exhibit boasting an F-111 Aardvark, an A-1 Skyraider, an A-37 Dragonfly, and a Bell UH-1 Iroquios helicopter, as well as a Soviet MiG-21, an S-75 Dvina SAMs and a T54 tank. A huge number of artillery pieces and armored vehicles will make you understand the full scale and logistics of the notoriously modern war, which claimed more than one million lives. Artifacts on display inside the museum tell the gruesome and shocking story of wars waged on Vietnamese territory since ancient times. Indeed, lying at the heart of modern Vietnamese identity, the art of war has been detailed in great detail here. Use our Hanoi itinerary builder to arrange your visit to Vietnam Military History Museum and other attractions in Hanoi.
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  • This museum is well worth a visit, it has a number of exhibits and lets you into a brief window in time, of some of the history of Vietnam, cost in English currency £2 entry fee 
  • Knowing the stories on Indochina we must also see that the Vietnamese have lived through the years.
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  • A walk through the history of Vietnam at war, numerous old guns and stories of War time leaders, became a bit repatitious and unless your a history buff I would give it a miss.