National Vietnam Veterans Museum

Welcome to the experience that is the National Vietnam Veterans Museum. Our aim is to provide visitors with a fascinating, emotional, rewarding and educational journey through the tumultuous years of the Vietnam conflict. Our extensive collection of artefacts, interactive exhibits and moving personal accounts conveys the stories of the servicemen and women, who gave so much of themselves, in a way that informs and inspires, leaving a legacy for future generations to be educated about this period in Australia's history, Starting with the holographic Light and Sound show helps visitors understand the significance of Australia's military involvement by outlining the causes and consequences of the conflict. You can investigate this era by seeing it through the eyes of Vietnam veterans as you explore the museum. Look at the conscription ballot balls and barrel used in the system on National Service that divided our nation. Walk beneath and around such key vehicles as helicopters, a tank, watch the restoration progress of the Canberra bomber. See yourself in the boots of a Tunnel Rat or the helmet of a Chopper Pilot. Endlessly fascinating and absorbing, no matter what age group.

Shop at our retail store with a range of memorabilia, gifts and books. Our friendly volunteers are always on hand to assist you.

Nui Dat Cafe Enjoy the relaxed environment. Friendly staff are ready to serve you tasty refreshments. The menu includes a variety of homemade soups, savoury dishes, cakes and scones and, of course, great coffee.

Open daily 10am-5pm (Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Good Friday) Disabled access. Child friendly.

Museum admission from $10 per person - See our website for more details.

 

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At a glance

Address:

25 Veterans Drive, Newhaven, VIC 3925

Phone:

+61 3 5956 6400

Fax:

+61 3 5956 6406

Website:

www.vietnamvetsmuseum.org

Email:

cdyson@vietnamvetsmuseum.org

Rate range:

$10-$40

Activity category:

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