National Vietnam Veterans Museum, Newhaven

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Must see · Military Museum · Museum
Learn about Australia's role in the Vietnam War from former soldiers who served there at National Vietnam Veterans Museum. Veterans founded the museum to help one another grapple with their experiences, and the location now commemorates their service. Walk through exhibits including photographs, stories, and military equipment, and listen as volunteers recount their personal involvement. Visit the resource library to see original documents and copies of official documents, photographs, and newspapers. The Nui Dat Cafe serves coffee, scones, and snacks. Make National Vietnam Veterans Museum a part of your Newhaven vacation plans using our Newhaven trip tool.
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  • This just keeps getting better every time we go. The displays are comprehensive and being able to talk to actual veterans, who roam about, is a privilege. I love listening to their stories and...  more »
  • Great facility with so much information and items on display. A real credit to the organisers. Very welcomed by Volunteers on arrival, even had a band playing in the cafe which was wonderful to...  more »
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  • Good coffee. Warmed Lemon tea cake with cream was home made and delicious. And the display in the museum was interesting, very well presented and extensively equipped with memorabilia. A must see if in the area.
  • Return visitors - always something new. Friendly knowledgeable volunteers - fantastic tribute to our Vietnam Veterans. Easy disabled parking and entry with elevator inside, loan wheelchairs and even a motor scooter. Reasonable entry fees.

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