About 10 km from Dong Hoi Town, western of Ho Chi Minh road, Vuc Quanh outdoor war museum is a place for collecting, reproducing and displaying artifacts from the war against U.S army in history in Quang Binh province.
This project has been founded by an old soldier – Mr. Nguyen Xuan Lien – who have spent a haft of his life live and work in military in this region. He is not a local man, he has came from the Northern but after coming back home in the North when finishing the war, he has came back to Quang Binh with all his money to build the outdoor war museum. For him, this place is his second home country.
Mr Nguyen Xuan Lien – an old soildier – the founder
He has collected and reconstructed 14 houses, hundreds of war artifacts such as the Truong Son Road sample, liaison stations, food storage, pontoon bridges, A letter style tunnels , houses at the time of the war, clinic, operating room under tunnels, kindergarten, grade school, the cradle of bamboo, straw hat against bombs, enthusiastic slogans of the people on the fence of …bomb, the means used for fighting of Quang Binh people.
There are also the war artifacts of U.S army such as weapon system, tropical plants to collect enemy information operations of the North liberators ….
This outdoor serves free for visitors.