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Vietnam National Museum of History

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History buffs will appreciate the expansive collections on hand in this educational museum.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1 Trang Tien - no 25 | Tong Dan, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 4 3825 2853
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So much to read! The information is very clear, and there are lots to see here. Only thing I wasn't keen on is the tour buses full of loud and nosy tourists that turned up - made reading quite hard.

Thank mbetowler
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

The museum focuses on Vietnamese archaeology from the bronze age onwards and boasts a large collection of impressive finds, some of which are between 3000 and 3500 years old. Unfortunately, the presentation of those finds is incredibly dated and old fashioned. Aside from the old,...More

1  Thank Jasper_vd_Schoot
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Lots of well explained exhibits in Vietnamese and English mostly although it may be a bit biased since they kept talking about how they repelled the Chinese invaders Lots of ancient artifacts such as statutes and coins. Airconditioned although i can barely feel it. Better...More

Thank KirinF4
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

I take some kind to visit museum on last sunday. Museum is beautiful, charm with the architecture as an ancientific and contain a lot of rare artifacts. I can tell the children about the rich history of the conntry through the exhibits on display here,...More

1  Thank Huong P
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I went here during a most recent visit to VN. In general, a good museum with adequate exhibits. My kids all older than 20 found it interesting and a nice way to spend a couple of hours out of the afternoon heat.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

We went here with our four kids and took lots of great pictures. There was so much that they wanted to have in a picture. So that made it fun. It was also fun that in the gift shop, the woman did not speak English......More

Thank R M
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Interesting but not the greatest museum ever. Was good to get out of the heat for 20mins. Walking distance to the next attraction the opera House so good to take a pic of that whilst we were there...wouldnt be disappointed if I didn't get to...More

Thank edwardcyau
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Opening times essential as it closes 12.00-1.30pm - but you only need an hour to do this museum. It tells you the history of Vietnam 🇻🇳 clearly but briefly with Sings in English as well. Nothing really on from 1945 and Ho Chi Minh but...More

1  Thank jonnyjabbah
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

The lady at the entrance tried to short change me by charging me double the entrance fee. When I said something, she pretended not to know. Make sure you check your change. The museum had some cool artifacts but I wish it was more interactive...More

1  Thank Jenny E
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Great displays to give context to Vietnamese history. Was a relief that this museum had information panels in English to read. The didn’t tell a full and comprehensive history, and the displays were distinct from the panels they were beside, but we did learn a...More

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16 January 2016|
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What are the opening hours?