05.05.2021, 09:02

Explore museums in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh is not only the most modern and most developed city in Vietnam but also an attractive destination for domestic and international tourists. In addition to prominent destinations such as the Independence Palace, Ben Nha Rong, Notre Dame Cathedral, Ben Thanh Market, Western Quarter, Chinese Area,…, HCMC. Ho Chi Minh City also offers you other interesting experiences, when visiting 12 museums located in the city.

Explore museums in Ho Chi Minh City

Notre Dame Cathedral is one of the most popular destinations in Ho Chi Minh City

Although there are not as many museums as in Hanoi, but there are 12 museums in the city. Ho Chi Minh City is always appreciated, in which the Vietnam History Museum is the largest and oldest museum in the city, the War Remnants Museum receives the most attention from foreign tourists, and Ho Chi Minh Museum – a popular destination for domestic tourists. Let’s explore the famous museums in Ho Chi Minh City now to learn about the heroic history of the nation.

Vietnam History Museum

Vietnam History Museum was established on January 1, 1929, under the name Blanchard de la Brosse Museum. At the time of opening, the museum only had 2,893 antiques, but over time of existence, up to now, the museum has more than 30,000 valuable artifacts and 25,000 books and documents. The function of the museum is to preserve and promote the cultural heritage of the nation through activities of research, collection, assessment, restoration, …

Strange color and style of Vietnamese history museum

The museum is open to visitors, tourists, and those wishing to learn about documents and artifacts related to Vietnamese history, especially in the southern provinces. Visiting the Vietnam History Museum, visitors also have the opportunity to see the Water Puppet show – a form of folk art that appeared more than 1000 years ago. You can visit the museum from Tuesday to Sunday, and all holidays and New Year’s in the morning from 8:00 to 11:30 and afternoon from 1:00 to 5:00.

Address: No. 2, Nguyen Binh Khiem, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, City. Ho Chi Minh.

Museum of Ho Chi Minh City

With an area of ​​1,700 m², the Ho Chi Minh City Museum is a large building displaying and storing antiques, artifacts, historical and cultural evidences, … of the city as well as of Vietnam. The museum has 10 rooms, each showcasing different artifacts, including: room “Nature – archeology”, “Geography – administration of Saigon – Ho Chi Minh City”, “Trade port, Trade. – services “,” Industry and handicrafts “,” Culture Saigon – Ho Chi Minh City “,” Fight the revolution 1930 – 1954 “,” Fight the revolution 1954 – 1975 “,” Resistance “and” Vietnam Money “.

Museum of Ho Chi Minh City

Not only is a place to keep antiques, the Ho Chi Minh City Museum also leaves an impression on visitors by its unique architecture, designed in classical style – renaissance, combining Eurasia. Therefore, when visiting the museum, in addition to learn about culture and history, you also keep beautiful pictures right outside the museum.

Address: 65 Ly Tu Trong, Ben Nghe, District 1, City. Ho Chi Minh

War Remnants Museum

War Remnants Museum is an indispensable tourist attraction when traveling to the city. Ho Chi Minh City . This place currently displays a lot of documents, artifacts as well as true and vivid images of the period of the war against the invasion and its consequences for the country and the people of Vietnam. Images and artifacts are preserved in the museum mainly from the French Japanese invasion period until after the country was completely liberated.

War artifacts are on display outside the War Remnants museum

It can be said that the War Remnants Museum is the history museum that leaves the most emotions for visitors, because what is on display in the museum too reflects the image of the country during its time. colony. More than 20,000 photos, artifacts and movies are kept at the museum, of which, artifacts such as “tiger cages” and Viet Minh guillotines showing the devastation of war are still preserved and left. certain impressions for viewers.

Address: 28 Vo Van Tan Ward 6 District 3, Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh Museum – Ho Chi Minh City branch

Ho Chi Minh Museum – Ho Chi Minh City branch of Ho Chi Minh museum system nationwide, is a place to keep documents and artifacts about the life and career of the first President of the country. clan. The museum is not only an exhibition place but also a place to research, collect, inventory, preserve and propagate for people about his life and great cause.

A display corner in the Ho Chi Minh Museum

The museum is located right at Nha Rong Wharf where the people boarded the boat to find a way to save the country, so the museum’s gallery mainly has content related to this historic event. Besides, the words and images showing the deep affection that Uncle Ho had for the people of the South, and the love of the people in the South for Uncle Ho are mainly displayed in the museum.

Address: No. 01 Nguyen Tat Thanh, Ward 12, District 4, City. Ho Chi Minh

Ton Duc Thang Museum

To commemorate the merits and contributions of Vietnam’s second President Ton Duc Thang, on the 100th anniversary of his birth (August 20, 1888 – August 20, 1988), the Museum Ton Duc Thang was established under the name “Display of the life and career of President Ton Duc Thang”. In 1980, it changed to the current name of Ton Duc Thang Museum. It stores and displays about 1,000 artifacts, documents, pictures of Uncle Ton’s life and career.

Ton Duc Thang Museum – a place to keep the artifacts of the second President of Vietnam

Ton Duc Thang Museum is a suitable destination for those who love to learn about national history, especially the life and career of the Chairman with this simple and humble life. The museum serves every day including Sundays and public holidays so you can visit at any time.

Address: No. 5 Ton Duc Thang, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, City. Ho Chi Minh.

Ho Chi Minh Campaign Museum

Ho Chi Minh Museum of Campaign is a place to keep artifacts, documents, images and recreate the image of the last campaign of the war against the colonialism, of the people in the South as well as the whole country. Currently, the museum keeps 467 original artifacts, 108 documentary photos, 36 supporting scientific documents, 34 illustrations and 100 other original artifacts preserved in the warehouse.

The sa table represents the Ho Chi Minh campaign

Visiting this museum in Ho Chi Minh City , you will live in the atmosphere of the last days of resistance to regain the independence and freedom of the nation. The electronic saucer is located in the center of the museum, simulating the last days of the campaign with LED lights and detailed voice overs through the sound system. Memories, photos saved from meetings, photos of soldiers entering the Independence Palace, … will all bring you unforgettable marks. All the things in the museum partly give visitors the most complete view of the biggest campaign in 1975.

Address: No. 2, Le Duan, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Southern Women’s Museum

Southern Women Museum was established on April 29, 1985, is one of the museums that keeps photos and objects showing the life of a woman in the South during the war to protect the nest. country. This is a favorite destination for female tourists and foreign tourists when traveling to Ho Chi Minh City .

A woman statue in the premises of the Southern Women’s Museum

Currently the museum is keeping and managing 31,360 artifacts, but only displays 929 most typical artifacts because the number is so large that the museum area does not allow to display all of them. 2/3 of which are artifacts of the type of revolutionary war, the other 1/3 shows the culture of the Southern women. These artifacts are divided into collections according to a certain theme or material. In addition, in the library room of the museum, more than 11,000 titles on women are kept.

Address: 202 Vo Thi Sau Street, Ward 7, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City

South East Armed Forces Museum

The Museum of the South East Armed Forces, also known as the Museum of Military Region 7, established on February 5, 1988 is a major military history museum in Vietnam with 16,000 documents and artifacts. Relates to the archived resistance period. The mission of the museum is to display, manage, research, collect and store artifacts, documents, pictures of historical, cultural, scientific value, showing the process of combat. development of the army and people of the 7th Military Region in the cause of national liberation, national reunification, national construction and defense.

Armed Forces Museum of Southeastern Ministry

The total area of ​​this largest museum in Ho Chi Minh City is up to 22,000 m2, so the exhibits on display are relatively large indoors as well as weapons, monuments, reliefs, … outdoors. Thanks to that, when domestic and foreign tourists visit the museum and the soldiers and soldiers, students come to learn and learn to feel the most honest of the scene, atmosphere and the war. pictures left.

The museum is open from Monday to Friday. Morning: From 7:30 – 11:30; Afternoon: From 13:30 – 16:30. On Saturday and Sunday, open only upon request.

Address: 247 Hoang Van Thu, Ward 1, Tan Binh District, City. Ho Chi Minh.

Museum of Traditional Medicine

The Museum of Traditional Medicine is one of the first private museums in Vietnam, with its Northern style architecture but located in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, helping to leave a new impression on visitors. domestic and foreign customers. The museum was put into use in 2007, with 18 galleries on a modest area of ​​600 m2.

A space in a museum of traditional medicine

Although it is a private museum, the number of artifacts and names of valuable remedies in the Museum of Traditional Medicine is also relative to 4,000 artifacts related to traditional Vietnamese medicine and 1112 names of remedies. In which there are quite a lot of artifacts with a very long age such as medicine with 2,500 years old, or precious objects such as the knife of the famous physician Hai Thuong Lan Ong – Le Huu Trac.

Not only admiring artifacts and unique architecture, coming to the Museum of Traditional Medicine, visitors can also directly participate in the preparation of medicine of the ancients, including steps such as cutting pills, pill dispensing, and taste the traditional medicine or visit and buy medicine directly at the museum. It can be said that this is one of the city ​​museums. Ho Chi Minh City is highly appreciated by tourists, and is an interesting destination when visiting the city.

Address: 41 Hoang Du Khuong, Ward 12, District 10, HCMC

Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts

Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts was established in 1987 and opened to visitors in 1991, is one of the most famous museums in Ho Chi Minh City that many visitors visit. The museum is located in the palace of Hua Bon Hoa – the richest Chinese-Vietnamese person, most famous in Saigon in the early 20th century, with a harmonious design between Asian and European architecture, bringing unique beauty to the museum and leave a deep impression on visitors when visiting.

Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts

The museum is a place to display unique paintings that show the different historical stages of Vietnam. Coming to the museum, you will be able to visit the exhibition areas on separate floors, with the first floor displaying the artworks of Vietnamese artists with themes mainly about landscapes, temples and coastal areas. South Sea. The second floor is where works of famous domestic artists are displayed, the 3rd floor displays contemporary art and sculptures. The 4th floor is home to collections of ancient and modern arts and traditional handicrafts.

Address: 97A, Pho Duc Chinh, Nguyen Thai Binh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Ao Dai Museum

Ao dai is the traditional Vietnamese costume, but did you really see ao dai several centuries ago? If you have not been to Ho Chi Minh City, please visit the Ao Dai Museum located in District 9 to admire immediately. The Ao Dai Museum is a private museum built by artist and designer Si Hoang, inaugurated on January 22, 2014.

Ao Dai are on display at the Ao Dai Museum

The museum was built in addition to the main purpose of exhibiting artifacts and also conducts research, collection and archival of documents and images of Ao Dai associated with Vietnamese women from the past up to now. Currently, the museum has more than 1000 ao dai sets, but only about 100 are on display with a variety of designs and materials. The rest of the ao dai will be shown in each specific exhibition with a certain theme.

The ao dai on display is associated with famous Vietnamese women in many fields such as Hero of the Armed Forces Nguyen Thi Dinh, Vice President Nguyen Thi Binh, Artist of the Seven Nam People, … Besides, the museum also displays about 3,000 images of Vietnamese women in traditional costumes through the period of development of the country.

Address: 206/19/30 Long Thuan, Long Phuoc ward, District 9, Ho Chi Minh

Artinus 3D painting museum

Not a museum that holds artifacts and ancient art works like other museums, but Artinus 3D painting museum attracts visitors in a different way, especially for young people. Artinus is the first 3D museum in Vietnam with large 3D artworks painted by 15 Korean artists. Many young people commented that this is the best museum in Ho Chi Minh City and is a tourist attraction that visitors should visit.

An area in the Artinus 3D painting museum

The museum space is divided into 9 areas with different themes such as water, animals, masterpieces of art, Vietnam, Egypt, angels, giants, bizarre houses and love. Each space will bring experiences and help visitors capture unique pictures. You can reach the museum at 09:00 – 17:00 from Monday to Friday and 09:00 – 19:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays, so please arrange a time according to the itinerary my best.

Address: 02-04, Street 9, Himlam Residential Area, Tan Hung Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City

Indeed, Ho Chi Minh has many interesting destinations, but experience traveling by visiting major museums, learning about culture and history, or recording new images for yourself. Surely not everyone has tried. Would you like to be one of the first to explore Ho Chi Minh City in such a special way? What are you waiting for without carrying your backpack up and going, to make your travel more meaningful./. Follow lktc

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