Museum of Armored Forces was established on September 12, 1995, under the Political Department / Armored Corps; ranked Two according to the decision to rank the Vietnam Museum. In September 2004, they newly built the museum at the current location; 108 Hoang Quoc Viet Street – Cau Giay District – Hanoi City.
Museum of Armored Forces is a cultural work of profound socio-political significance; is a living history of Armored Tanks soldiers during the war against the US for national salvation; as well as in the construction and defense of Vietnam. Armored Forces Museum belongs to the type of military history museum; having the task of researching, collecting, inventorying, displaying, propagating, and introducing documents and exhibits of historical, cultural, and scientific value; reflect the process of building, fighting, and maturing of the Armored Tank Army in the cause of national liberation, national reunification, national construction, and defense.
Currently, in the museum’s archives, there are over 7,000 original artifacts and block originals; Nearly 3,000 exhibits and typical images on the 2,600 square meters indoor display area and 1,200 square meters for outdoor display.
Every year, the museum welcomes more than 30,000 visitors to visit; and is the cultural, historical site, the meeting place of the veterans, the old tank soldiers when they review a time together along the Truong Son to save the country.
Bus routes have stops near the Armored Forces Museum: Buses 07, 14, 38, 45