Posted By : Threeland Travel / Hanoi-Travel Tips
Planning a trip to Hanoi - the capital of thousands of years of culture - where will you visit? When Sword Lake, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Temple of Literature, Dong Xuan Market have become too familiar, take a quick glimpse of the museums here to immerse yourself in the cultural traditions, the majestic history of the nation's first dragon descendant.
Possessing a variety of museums, each of them has its own unique and distinctive color, depicting a multicolored picture of the milestones and imprints of Vietnam. Don't think that the Museum Tour in Hanoi seems to be tedious, we can make sure you will be addicted to it.
1. Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
• Address: Nguyen Van Huyen road, Cau Giay district | Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi
• Opening hours: Everyday except for Monday, 8:30-17:30
• Entrance fee: 40,000 (or USD 1.50); camera fee: 50,000 (USD 2)
• Subjects eligible for reduced tickets and free tickets:
+ Discount tickets: Students: 20,000 VND / person / time; Student: VND 10,000 / person / time; Beneficiaries of preferential cultural policies (Elderly people, People with severe disabilities ...): 50% Ethnic minorities: 50%
+ Free tickets: Children under 6 years old; People with special severe disabilities; ICOM card; Museum friend card of Vietnam Museum of Ethnology; Journalist card; Donors.
Space outside Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
No place can give you a better overview of the history and culture of the 54 ethnic groups living in the S-shaped land than the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology. With an area of over 4 hectares and 3 main display areas: the exhibition area in Trong Dong court, the outdoor exhibition area, and the Southeast Asia exhibition area, you will learn about the customs and habits of 54 ethnic groups, from weddings, burial to daily activities ...
This is a non-business organization directly under the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences, with the function of scientific research, collecting, inventorying, preserving and restoring artifacts and documents on ethnic groups; organizing exhibitions, performing and other forms of activities in order to introduce, disseminate and educate about the historical and cultural values of ethnic groups at home and abroad.
Nhà Rông – Communal House of Bana ethnic group, Ethnology museum Hanoi
The outdoors show space exhibits a spread of Vietnamese homes as all-out replicas, with nice attention paid to the varied study designs set among the authentic and tranquil gardens.
Indulge in the tranquil vibe here
Construction lasted from 1987 to 1995, and it absolutely was opened to the general public on 12 November 1997. You can occasionally watch Water Puppetry here. It will be one of the most momentous experiences ever during your Hanoi Trip.
2. Ho Chi Minh Museum
• Address: No. 19, Ngoc Ha Street, Doi Can Ward, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
• Opening hours: 8:00-11:30 | 14:00-16:30, everyday except Monday
• Entrance fee: 10.000 VND/person
With an area of 18,000 m2, of which 13,000 m2 is used, and stores about 12,000 artifacts, Ho Chi Minh Museum becomes the largest and most modern museum in our country.
Entrance gate of Ho Chi Minh Museum
The museum focuses primarily on displaying artifacts and documents related to our beloved President Ho Chi Minh. Located in the complex of Uncle Ho's mausoleum, so you can combine to visit Uncle Ho's mausoleum, Ba Dinh Square, Uncle Ho's stilt houses or One Pillar Pagoda.
Visiting Ho Chi Minh Museum, tourists can have a closer insight into the tough life of Vietnam’s beloved founding father.
The opening space (also called the solemn space) symbolizes the pistil of the white lotus, the center is the bronze statue of President Ho Chi Minh. Behind the statue are the symbol of the sun and the image of the banyan tree symbolizes the light and longevity of the Vietnamese people. I really like this work, not only because of its monumental scale but also by its ethnicity and artistry, every detail is sculpted very sophisticatedly and meticulous.
The represent of Ho Chi Minh’s House in his hometown
Going inside, there are many preserved artifacts related to Uncle Ho's career that recreate Uncle Ho's life, typically the simulated house of Sen Village in Uncle Ho's countryside.
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3. Vietnam National Museum of History
• Address: No. 1, Trang Tien Street – No. 25, Tong Dan Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
• Opening hours: every day (closed on first Monday of the month)
• 8h00 to 12:00 | 13h30 to 17h00
• Entrance fee: Normal ticket: 40,000VND/ person ; 50 % discount for: old people, veterans and disable people. (confirmed card or certifiable); Free for under 6 years old children
Vietnam National Museum of History
If other museums have swamped you with publicity and war, this repository can come back as a welcome relief with each its pleasant setting and its excellent assortment.
Guests can see the exhibition of the struggle for national independence and reunification from 19th century
The History Museum is an architectural work built by a French engineer between 1925 and 1932. Featuring Chinese and French styles, it exhibits artifacts from archaeological cultures from the early Paleolithic era, the masterpieces of famous cultures such as Dong Son Culture, Champa Stone Sculpture ... , it also owns more than 80,000 documents and artifacts on the history of the nation's struggle for independence.
4. Vietnamese Women’s Museum in Hanoi
• Address: No. 36 Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Ha Noi
• Opening hours: everyday, 8:00 – 17:00
• Entrance fee: Normal Ticket: 30.000/person; University student ticket: 10.000/person, Free for government guest and primary students, secondary students and special disabilities
This excellent modern museum showcases the roles of women in Vietnamese society and culture
With more than 1,000 documents, exhibits and images, visitors can retell in detail the stories of Vietnamese women through rituals and customs. of marriage, childbirth, organizing family life; opposite characters from history to contemporary; relive the memory of war; or simply share with your joys and interests through products of ethnic cultural values from creative, talented hands of women.
Women’s Fashion, a vibrant display of both traditional and modern clothing, textile, and jewelry
The world's largest travel website - TripAdvisor voted the Vietnam Women's Museum in the top 3 list of 94 most attractive tourist destinations in Hanoi in 2014 and is one of the 25 most attractive museums in Asia (6 / two thousand and thirteen). According to the review of Tripadvisor readers, “The Vietnam Women's Museum is not only attractive to visitors for its quality but also for its good service and innovative creativity. In addition to the annual exhibitions, the museum also organizes special topics on the image of women from the past to the present at occasions of the year. Many images of women in the family or women who are abused, visitors can only see when coming to this Museum.
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5. Vietnam Military History Museum
• Address: 28A Dien Bien Phu, Ba Dinh District, Ha Noi
• Opening hours: On weekdays ( Except Mondays and Fridays)
• 8h00 to 11:30 | 13h to 16h30
• Entrance fee:
- For domestic guests: 20,000 VND / person. For children under 16 and the elderly is 10,000 VND / person. Free for children under 6 years old.
- International visitors: 40,000 VND / person
Possessed an extensive collection of weaponry that was used throughout Vietnam’s war-filled history
The museum currently displays and stores nearly 16,000 artifacts, including many precious artifacts, especially 2 national treasures (MiG21 aircraft number 5121 and T54B tank number 843). There is also a vestige of the Hanoi Flag Tower, a unique ancient architectural monument, which was ranked as a national historical architectural monument in 1990. The museum exhibits lead people to see "according to the history of Vietnam". First, visitors can track and feel the maturity of the Vietnam People's Army from the Red Army (red self-defense) teams of the Soviet Nghệ Nghệ Soviet movement, to Bắc Sơn, Cochinchine uprising to the resistance against the French with the victory of Dien Bien Phu, and the resistance against the US ended with the Ho Chi Minh campaign in the spring of 1975.
One of the most renowned weaponry
For the most convenient, you should go to the museum by bus. There are many bus routes parked at the gate of the Museum of Military History of Vietnam such as: 09 Bo Ho - Cau Giay bus, 41 Nghi Tam - Giap Bat, 32 cars, Giap Bat - Nhon, 18 Kim Ma cars - Long Bien and many bus stops nearby.
Local Tips for Visiting Vietnam Museum in Hanoi
• Visitors can feel free to wear whatever comfortable and convenient but in a respectful and proper manner.
• Smoking, eating, making loud noises or touching objects and displays are not allowed in the museum.
Now, there are 05 unmissable museums to visit in Hanoi that will make your Hanoi Museum Tour truly, knowledgeable and memorable!
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