North Korea Museums - The Victorious
Fatherland Liberation War Museum

mural at fatherland victorious liberation war pyongyang North Korea Museums - The Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum is an enormous war museum illustrating the DPRK's struggle against the Japanese and, later on, the Americans. It has over 80 exhibition halls.

This war museum has a wide array of original military equipment, weapons and vehicles including US captured planes. An English speaking guide neatly dressed in a military uniform will guide you around explaining the North Korean version of the Korean War.

north korean museums The most impressive part comes at the end where you will be taken to a revolving room and what is thought to be the biggest 360 panorama in the world. The background of the room is painted with battle scenes (according to the guides it took over 40 people more than 1 year to paint). Between the spectator and the wall there is a 13.5 metre distance 3 dimensional setting. There are original war elements such as weapons, military vehicles combined with huts, soil, etc. The whole thing is so realistic that it is hard to be able to differentiate the painted background from the 3 dimensional scenes. It then all starts revolving around the spectators.

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