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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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  • The military museum has two separate parts: the first which is more of a museum of the people and the history of the wars, and the second, which is the items of war (planes and others). The visit is v...  more »
  • this museum is quite tired and worn out, some of the translations to english make no sense. Annoyed by the fact myself and fiancee were not allowed to take our backpacks in but they allowed other Asia...  more »
  • There's not too much English or any audio guides so it is a case of reading what you can. My partner loved it though and loved looking at the outside exhibits. The outside bit was cool to be fair. A f...  more »