Guided tour

Ho Chi Minh: Half Day War History and Museum Tour

Ho Chi Minh: Half Day War History and Museum Tour

From $27 per person

Explore the history of Ho Chi Minh City including how it was impacted by the Vietnam War. Discover some of the city's artistic heritage, see examples of French Colonial Architecture, and visit the Fine Art Museum.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Mobile ticketing
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Vietnamese
Pickup included
Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pick up time.
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Learn about the Vietnam War from the local perspective
  • Admire iconic French Architecture including the Saigon Opera House
  • Marvel at the magnificent Jade Emperor Pagoda
Full description
After pickup from your hotel, hop on a scooter or motorcycle with a your skilled driver and guide. Your first stop will be at the Saigon Notre Dame Basilica and Saigon Central Post Office, which are located across the street from one another. The next highlight on the tour is a visit to the War Remnants Museum where you will gain a better understanding of the painful Vietnam War history from the local perspective. Throughout the museum tour, your guide will share with you the stories of some of the survivors. After the museum, your next stop will be at the Jade Emperor Pagoda where you can learn a little about the religious heritage of the city. Then you'll proceed to the famous local Ben Thanh Market where you'll have time to shop and purchase some local food if you wish. After the break at the market, you'll continue your tour and explore the artistic side of the city with a stop at the Saigon Opera House and a visit to the Fine Art Museum Ho Chi Minh before heading back to your hotel.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • All entrance fees
  • Foods and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments

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Important information

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  • Arrangements will be made for children from 3-7 years old to sit together with one of their parents or guardians throughout the journey.
  • An experienced scooter or motorcycle driver will be assigned to each guest.
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Product ID: 396523