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The War Remnants Museum is one of the most famous historical attractions in Saigon. Coming to the War Remnants Museum, you can learn a part of how Vietnamese had struggled and fought for their independence, freedom, và peace of the nation & the locals" perspectives of the Vietnam giới War. The exhibits, such as weapons, documents, and photographs, display in War Remnants Museum are firm evidence of war crimes in Vietnam giới và speak for the heroic actions of the former Vietnamese generation.

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How to lớn Get to War Remnants Museum

Address: 28 Vo Van Tan, District 3, Ho Chi Minc City (Saigon)

The museum is in the corner of Vo Van Tan Street and Le Quy Don Street, near the city center and other Saigon attractions.It is a 5-minute walk from theIndependence Palace and takes about 10 minutes from Notre Dame Cathedral or theSaigon Central Post Office.

War Remnants Museum Opening Hours

7:30 AM - 6 PM DailyThe museum opens 365 days/year, including Vietnamese holidays

War Remnants Museum Entrance Fee

The entrance fee has been updated since Jan 2018. The new entrance fee is now VND 40,000/person.Recommended visit: 1.5 - 2 hoursDress code: casual

War Remnants Museum Establishment

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War Remnants Museum is on the menu of Saigon"s oldest museums. It was first opened to the public in 1975. At that time, the War Remnants Museum was known as the "Exhibition House for the United States and Puppet Crimes". It was established to lớn expose the raw và cruel truth about the Vietphái mạnh War và criticized the US & Republic of Vietnam giới Army for their war crimes. Afterward, the museum went through changes and renovated a few times during the normalization of relations between Vietnam giới and the US. As a result, its name was changed khổng lồ the War Remnants Museum in 1993.

War Remnants Museum Exhibitions và Galleries

The War Remnants Museum hasoutdoor exhibitions andthree floors inside the building with galleries of permanent and temporary exhibitions on each floor.

The display exposes a part of the cruel truth about the Vietnam giới War và many of its painful and lasting consequences. Some materials may be disturbing và offensive sầu, so you should consider when bringing your kids to lớn visit.

The War Remnants Museum’s Outdoor Exhibition

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When coming through the front gate of the War Remnants Museum, you will see many large weapons used by the US Army, lượt thích heavy helicopters và airplanes of the US Air Force và armored tanks displayed in the yard. Besides, there are multiple kinds of weapons lượt thích rockets, bombs, và mines that were all active sầu và have had their detonators removed before being exhibited here.

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In the backside, you will find a small entrance leading to the Tiger Cages, a replicate of the real Tiger Cages used in the Con Dao Isl& prison. Tiger Cages were barbed wire cages used as a khung of torture, where the Government of South Vietnam giới secretly kept & tortured their political prisoners in Con Dao. This area only showcases a small part of the original exhibit with a tiger cage on gravels, statues of malnourished prisoners inside two dark cells, torturing tools, a guillotine of the French, và various blachồng and trắng photographs of that time. This exhibit never fails khổng lồ give sầu a confrontational glimpse of such sinister acts and war crimes against humanity.

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War Remnants Museum’s Ground Floor Exhibition

If you come to the museum through the front door, you will immediately notice on your left, an area dedicated khổng lồ Agent Orange infected victims, called Victims of Agent Orange Overcome Difficulties. They make, sell their handcraft like keychains, lamps, & sculptures, và sometimes persize musical instruments here. It is a place where you can see the constant pain of the Vietphái mạnh War, but it is also a place where you can make small gestures khổng lồ help these people have sầu a better future.

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Behind this, there is an area holding temporary exhibitions related to lớn Vietnamese history và Vietnamese culture. The topic will change every once in a while, mostly covering stories during the Vietnam giới War

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Instructions on the ground floor

Across the room, next khổng lồ the staircase, you will find a permanent exhibition topic, named ‘The World Supports Vietphái nam in its Resistance". There are 100 pictures and 145 artifacts that show how people all over the world tư vấn the Vietnamese in their resistance against the US Army và prokiểm tra against the Vietnam War. The museum also exhibits some remnants that American soldiers presented khổng lồ the museum to lớn show their regret of having taking part in this unjust war in Vietnam. While some people said that the theme of the museum is subjective sầu and one-sided from Vietnamese standpoints, this topic displays & emphasizes the attitudes & points of view of people from all over the world at that time.

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War Remnants Museum’s First Floor Exhibition

There are two galleries on this floor, the "Agent Orange Aftermath in the US Aggressive sầu War in Vietnam" collection and the "Aggression War Crimes".

In the first room, you will see the destruction of the toxic chemical brought to lớn the lvà và the people in Vietnam giới. During the Vietnam War, especially the ten years from 1961 to lớn 1971, the US Army sprayed more than 100 million liters of chemical poison that contained 386 kilograms of Dioxin. As a result, almost Vietnam’s lands were poisoned; nearly 4.8 million Vietnamese people & their next generations were affected directly and endangered by severe disability. Eventually, the effects of chemical poison still exist today.

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Besides the pictures, there is a heart-wrenching exhibit that could be quite disturbing & haunts you for a long while, the Thorxo Abdermine Pagus. The display here is the firm evidence of the war crimes against the elderly, the adults, the children, và unborn babies alike.

On the other side, the "Aggression War Crimes" gallery includes 125 pictures, 22 materials, and 243 remnants that show the crime of war và its extreme effects on Vietnam and the Vietnamese. The war ended up with an estimated number of 3 million people dead, 2 million people injured, 200 thous& people went missing, severe facilities damages on the whole country.

War Remnants Museum’s Second Floor Exhibition

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Progression of the Vietnam Wars with numbers

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On the highest floor, visitors will have an overall look at the Vietphái nam War in galleries lượt thích "Vietnam giới War And Peace" & "Historic Truths". The pictures lượt thích the forest destroyed by chemical poison, the weapons, & many other remnants here could shock and move many to lớn tears as they could not imagine such devastating consequences even though they have sầu heard about the Vietnam War before.

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Conclusion on Saigon Attractions: War Remnants Museum

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War Remnants Museum is the place to learn about the atrocities of war and war crimes during the Vietnam giới War and the place khổng lồ honor people who sacrificed for the freedom of Vietphái nam and enlightenment of the truth. It is also a reminder of the invaluable peace many have sầu exchanged their lives to earn & protect.