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My Lai Massacre Museum, Quang Ngai

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Visit the notorious war crime scene at My Lai Massacre Museum, a brick pavilion detailing the murder of over 500 Vietnamese by invading US troops in March 1968. Built in 1978, the museum has memorial wall with names of the victims, housing an impressive armorial and a collection of photographs and documents. Check out life-size sculptures of US troops at the execution site and a model of the hamlets. A monumental memorial sculpture dedicated to the victory of defiant Vietnamese women stands in the garden also featuring restored artillery shelter a restored house of some of the victims. Our Quang Ngai vacation trip planner makes visiting My Lai Massacre Museum and other Quang Ngai attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We knew from our school days. But we no longer had this massacre on the screen and were very sad to see these pictures and to stand in this place of cruelty
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  • Informative memorial on the site of the massacre. A museum with photos depicts the horror of the crime committed. Definitely worth the detour. Stay over at nearby My Khe beach (2 km's away).  more »
  • That is the question that lingers. A pointless war with this crime as top. This place sums up the futility of the whole war in one place together.
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