War Remnants Museum in Vietnam among world’s best ones
TripAdvisor has announced its list of the top 10 museums in the world, and the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City is on it.
The War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City has been named among the top 10 museums in the world, according to a list released by TripAdvisor, a US travel and restaurant website company.
War Remnants Museum first opened to the public in 1975. Once known as the “Museum of American War Crimes”, it's a shocking reminder of the long and brutal Vietnam War. Graphic photographs and American military equipment are on display. There's a helicopter with rocket launchers, a tank, a fighter plane, a single-seater attack aircraft.
It has more than 20,000 artifacts, images and documentaries that relive the atrocities, including war crimes perpetrated by colonial and imperial forces, and millions of Vietnamese suffer the consequences until today.