At the entrance to the museum, MIG-21 fighter jet number 4324 is displayed as a Vietnam National Treasure. Used from 1967 to 1969, 8 of its 9 pilots have been designated Hero of the People's Armed Forces.
Passing the MIG we come to displays of military equipment from all parties involved in the Indochina conflicts, both ground and air.
Sculpture of wrecked parts
Around the grounds, sculptures depict commemorate members of the Vietnamese military forces at work.
This has been an intriguing and thought-provoking stroll through history.