B52 Victory Museum

B52 Victory Museum

Recently updated on August 21st, 2022 at 08:39 pm

The B52 Victory Museum is a museum showcasing downed weapons and aircraft of B52, preserving both images and artifacts of the Hanoi army and people in the battle of Dien Bien Phu in 1972 with the United States Air Force.

This museum was inaugurated on December 22, 1997, and is located at 157 Doi Can Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi. It can be said that this museum is one of the unique works that only exists in Vietnam.

At this museum, there is a room that attracts visitors, which is a summary of the happenings of the battle of “Dien Bien Phu in the air”, an area of 200m², with three-dimensional space (showing the topography of the area including residential areas (B52 falls …) and when this room is in operation, lighting, sound, smoke generation, and large-screen video films have impressively recreated historical moments.

The outdoor exhibition area of the museum has an area of 4,000m², which displays the weapons that the army and the people of the capital have built and some pieces of American aircraft wrecks, a B52 aircraft body with a long body 48,07m, wingspan 56.42m – evidence of the US empire’s disastrous defeat in the raid of North Vietnam and Hanoi capital.

In order to serve visitors and create opportunities for many people at home and abroad to know about the famous aerial victory of Dien Bien Phu in the Hanoi capital, the B52 Museum, throughout the years, has always been free for visitors.

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