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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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  • 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 »
  • If you don't know the story, you should make the effort to find out if you are anywhere nearby. I made a big detour specifically. 16 March 1968, American soldiers descended on the village and slaughte...  more »
  • The museum is a moving presentation of the My Lai massacre. There is no doubt that the massacre was awful and should certainly have never happened, there is also no doubt that it was Americans firing ...  more »