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Ton Duc Thang Museum

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Ton Duc Thang Museum

Came upon this museum while walking around the streets of Saigon. Ton Duc Thang became president... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Julie C
Napier, New Zealand
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So close to hotel

We didn’t enter the Museum but just walked around the garden as respite from the horns and traffic... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
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5 Ton Duc Thang St, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 8 3829 7542
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Came upon this museum while walking around the streets of Saigon. Ton Duc Thang became president after Ho Chi Minh and after spending 17 years at the notorious Con Dao Island prison. The museum is dedicated to his story with wonderful portraits of him done...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 15 February 2018

This museum is a short walk from centre of Ho Chi Minh City. It is not far from the Saigon River. The museum displays the life of Ton Duc Thang (TDT) who in 1929 was sentenced to 20 years impison of hard labor in Con...More

2  Thank Nunngo
Reviewed 28 January 2018

I visited the museum today to learn more about the father of modern day Vietnam. What i discovered is the story of Thon Duc Thang is very similar to that of Nelson Mandela: - imprisoned for 15 years in Con Dao prison (on an island);...More

1  Thank Antonio8069
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

We didn’t enter the Museum but just walked around the garden as respite from the horns and traffic in the main road. Not particularly big but nice trees and flowers to have a look at with a toddler.

1  Thank Tashabegood
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

On 26/7/1929, Ton Duc Thang was sentenced to 20 years hard labour by the court overseeing the Barbier Road case. On 2/7/1930, the ship Armand Rousseau deliveried prisoners from Sai Gon to Con Dao including Prisoner Number 5289.20TF Ton Duc Thang. Then, until 23/9/1945, Ton...More

Thank Điền L
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The museum is limited to a few rooms dedicated to documenting the life, struggles and victory of Uncle Ton. The first room shows gifts he received during his presidency from many nations. The upstairs rooms show portraits made from various materials. The main room displays...More

2  Thank Nigel G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The entree is free. If you don't know the history, it may be time wasted for you. One thing I experienced is that many of the museums close during lunch time sometime between 11am to 1:30pm. So plan accordingly.

1  Thank Niranjan H
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Uncle Ton was the president of North Vietnam after Ho. Apparently he is loved by the people even if unknown anywhere else in the world. Not many customers in the morning and the exhibits were hagiographic and mundane other than their connection to Uncle Ton....More

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

The exhibition is helping the viewers an overview on the formed situation of Vietnam National Assembly as well as the great contribution of Uncle Ton to the resistance war and national construction, gradually building people's democratic regime in Vietnam

2  Thank Điền L
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Because this museum was close to where we were staying, and had walked by the entrance a few times, we decided to check it out. Fortunately at no cost. Over a couple of storeys, the architecture and view of the river from the second floor...More

Thank geromam
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