10 March, 2020

The War Remnants Museum

Operated by the Vietnamese government, an earlier version of this museum opened on September 4, 1975, as the Exhibition House for US and Puppet Crimes. On 10/11/1990, the name was changed to Exhibition House for Crimes of War and Aggression. From the date 4/7/1995 until now, it became the War Remnants Museum.

The War Remnants Museum comprises a series of themed rooms in several buildings, with period military equipment placed (included UH-1 “Huey” helicopter, an F-5A fighter, a BLU-82 “Daisy Cutter” bomb, M48 Patton tank, an A-1 Skyraider attack bomber, and an A-37 Dragonfly attack bomber) within a walled yard. There are a number of pieces of unexploded ordnance stored in the corner of the yard, with their charges and/or fuses removed. One building reproduces the “tiger cages” in which the South Vietnamese government kept political prisoners.Other exhibits include the artifacts of famous Viet Nam war, “Truong Sa” island…

Outside the museum has some displayed shops, introducing Vietnamese traditional culture’s handicrafts, Vietnamese water puppet shows