Vietnam War Sites

If you’re looking to explore Vietnam War sites and want to find the best places to view Vietnam War history then you can explore our interactive map above or navigate further by using the links below.

Once you’ve explored the list of Vietnam War sites and selected those you wish to visit you can use our itinerary planner tool to plan your trip and then print off a free pocket guidebook. This indispensible holiday guide will help you make the most of your time exploring Vietnam War sites.

Our database of historic sites is growing all the time, but we may not cover them all. Remember, if you know of other Vietnam War sites, remains or ruins, you can always add them to Trip Historic now by visiting our upload page.

Vietnam War: Site Index

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Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum houses the tomb of the famous Vietnamese leader and former President of North Vietnam.

The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi, Vietnam is a vast granite and red marble structure which houses the tomb of Ho Chi Minh, affectionately known by some Vietnamese as Uncle Hồ. Founder of the Viet Minh, the Vietnamese Communist Party, Ho Chi Minh went on to fight for Vietnam’s independence... Read More

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Ho Chi Minh Museum

The Ho Chi Minh Museum in Hanoi is a museum dedicated to the former President of North Vietnam.

The Ho Chi Minh Museum in Hanoi, Vietnam is dedicated to commemorating the life of the founder of Vietnam’s Communist Party and former President of North Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh. From the biographical to the almost existential, the Ho Chi Minh Museum looks at his life and his ideals. It also... Read More

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Hoa Lo Prison

Hoa Lo Prison in Hanoi was the notorious prisoner of war camp during the Vietnam War known as the Hanoi Hilton.

Built in stages between 1886 and 1901 in downtown Hanoi by the French (when Vietnam was still French Indochina), Hỏa Lò Prison – translated as ‘fiery furnace’ or ‘Hell’s hole’ – was a place of incomprehensible brutality. Prisoners were shackled by one leg, unable to walk or even stand up; many... Read More

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC commemorates the soldiers who fought in the Vietnam War.

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, often shortened to the “VVM”, is a series of monuments in Washington DC commemorating those who fought in the Vietnam War. Originally envisioned by a Vietnam veteran Jan Scruggs, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was designed by Maya Lin. The Vietnam War was a conflict in which South... Read More

US National Museum of the Marine Corps

The US National Museum of the Marine Corps chronicles the history of the Marines and their roles in various world conflicts.

The US National Museum of the Marine Corps chronicles the history of the Marines and their roles in various world conflicts. From photographs, information boards and medals to weapons and aircraft, the National Museum of the Marine Corps tells the story of the Marines and their accomplishments. The galleries... Read More