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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. To visit Vietnam Military History Museum on your trip to Hanoi, use our Hanoi journey maker app.
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  • This was one of the best military's museum that I have visited before. Simply wonderful. They have exhibits of US's aircrafts that was taken down by the Vietnamese Army. They have amazing exhibits of....  more
    This was one of the best military's museum that I have visited before. Simply wonderful. They have exhibits of US's aircrafts that was taken down by the Vietnamese Army. They have amazing exhibits of....  more »
  • Spent a great morning here. Unsurprisingly much of the focus is upon the French and American conflicts. I can't imagine that there's collection anywhere else in the world of US helicopters, planes... 
    Spent a great morning here. Unsurprisingly much of the focus is upon the French and American conflicts. I can't imagine that there's collection anywhere else in the world of US helicopters, planes...  more »
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  • Amazing place and a main highlight of my trip to Hanoi. An absolute must-see!
  • Interesting museum to see how Vietnamese people has resisted for their on freedom for centuries.

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