Museum of Dien Bien Phu Victory
Location: Museum of Dien
Bien Phu Victory lies opposite the cemetery of Vietnamese martyrs in Hill A1,
the center of Dien Bien Phu City, Vietnam.
Characteristics: The museum was built in 1984 in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Dien Bien Phu Victory.
By the end of
2003, the museum was upgraded and its exhibition sections reorganized. To date,
the museum has five exhibition sections, featuring 274 items and 122 pictures,
many of which are newly added, about the 8-year resistance against the French
colonialists. The five sections have the following contents:
- The strategic location of Dien Bien Phu
- The enemy’s scheme at Dien Bien Phu
- The Party’s guideline regarding preparations for the Dien Bien Phu Campaign
- Impacts of Dien Bien Phu domestically and internationally
- Present-day Dien Bien Phu
The museum opens for tourists inside and outside Vietnam. The outdoor sections of the museum were finished in service of the Year for Tourism in Dien Bien – 2004.
Source: Vietnam Administration of Tourism