It’s always a wise thing to know about a country’s history before actually visiting the country. Unfortunately, not everyone can do this because of the lack of time and resources. However, in a historical country like Vietnam where museums are everywhere, it’s unlikely to leave Vietnam without knowing about the country’s war-ravaged past. The most famous museum that has captured much of its historical essence is the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City.
The museum was previously known as Saigon’s Exhibition House of American War Crimes or The House for Displaying War Crimes of American Imperialism and the Puppet Government. To appeal more to tourists, the name was cut short to the War Remnants Museum instead. The museum houses many displays that depict the reality that happened in the Vietnam War especially during its American Phase and how the war continues to affect people today. [Read more…]