Vietnam Military History Museum is a museum of military history of Vietnam, located at 28A Dien Bien Phu, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi. And it is also known as Military Museum, constructed in 1959. This is one of the oldest museums in Hanoi and is good for lovers of history of Vietnam because most of the country’s history is about the way soldiers and vietnamese against enemy to achieve independence.
Both objects in indoor or outdoor sections is displayed military-related artifacts. Its exhibition dated back to as early as Hung Vuong Era, which is considered as the first dynasty of Vietnam, the first thousand years of being colonized by Chinese is clearly described, as well as the war between Vietnam and French.
The period from 1954 to 1975, corresponding with the Vietnam War and the separating of North-South is also recorded so well at the Military museum Hanoi. When you come to this exhibition you can know about the traditional Vietnamese as being courageous and insistent in protecting national integrity; certain technologies in adapting and producing weapons to serve fight to the enemy and the way Vietnam combined other partners in the world.
For more than 50 years of establishment and development, the Vietnam Military History Museum is one of seven national museums and become the top-notch of Vietnamese museum and we are so proud of this museum.
Until now, the warehouse of this museum includes up to more than 150,000 objects on display with precious values objects related to history, culture, science, which are preserved in the area of 7,200 m2( indoor and outdoor museum).
The exhibition system has reconstituted totally about the history of Vietnam from its established in Hung Vuong King to Ho Chi Minh time, reflecting some prominent fights against the enemies and expressing the talent mind of Vietnamese leaders, their military strategy, military arts, etc. You will be drawn by outdoor section because of the huge artifacts and so clear about the war of Vietnam.
The Vietnam Military History Museum has welcomed more than 17 millions of tourists, especially expats who are interested with Vietnamese war from 150 countries all over the world. It really becomes the center of culture, history, attracting destination for tourists to visit and understand more about the significantly proud Vietnamese military history.
Location: 28A Dien Bien Phu Street, Ba Dinh district, Hanoi
Opening hours: 8:00AM -16:30PM every day except for Monday and Friday,
Entrance fee: 30,000 VND ($1.4)