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     Overview:

    Currently the War Remnants Museum ("Bảo tàng chứng tích chiến tranh") is a unit under the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ho Chi Minh City. Located in the museum system of Vietnam, the museum for world peace and a member of the World Council of Museums (ICOM), the War Remnants Museum, the Museum of thematic research, collection , storage, preservation and display of the material, photographs, artifacts on the evidence of the crime and the consequences of the war that the invasion force has caused to Vietnam. Thereby, the Museum of educating the public, especially the younger generation, mental struggle for independence and freedom of the country, the anti-war sense of invasion, to protect peace and solidarity friendship between the peoples of the world. 

    Museum store more than 20,000 documents, exhibits and films, in which more than 1,500 documents, artifacts, films have been applied to introduce in eight thematic exhibition frequently. In 35 years, the Museum has welcomed over 15 million visitors at home and abroad. Currently with about 500,000 visitors each year, the War Remnants Museum is one of the only cultural tourism to attract high public credibility at home and abroad.

    Contact:

    * Website: www.warremnantsmuseum.com

    * Tel: (+84) 8 3930 5587 - (+84) 8 3930 6664

       Fax: (+84) 8 3930 2340

    * Booking tour: http://www.baotangchungtichchientranh.vn/visit/registration.html

       or Tel: (84-4) 39306664 – Email: warrmhcm@gmail.com

    Opening time:

    Weekdays and Weekends (Including Holidays and Lunar New Year Days)

    Opening hours:

    + Morning:   07:30 AM – 12:00 PM

    + Afternoon: 13:30 PM – 05:00 PM

    Length of visit: 1-2 hours

    Fee:

    Entrance ticket: 15.000 VND/ person

    Tips:

    - Foreign visitors can easily manage the tour by themselves because there are English translations under each Vietnamese description.  But you can also request for English speaking guide tour at the reception booth for a more interesting experience.

    - War is always horrible and if you are not prepared for seeing those photograph evidences and relics, you may need to consider again about your visit to the museum.

    - The museum is definitely NOT suitable for young children.

    - Bring your own water.  There is a coffee shop next to the museum but the price is a bit expensive.