Traveling Around Museums In Hanoi

Let’s come and visit the museums in Hanoi City to learn and study more about a lot of fields such as history, culture, along with the ethnology of Vietnam.

1. Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

Address: Nguyen Van Huyen str., Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi

This museum stores and displays a lot of artifacts of the culture of 54 ethnic groups of Vietnam. These objects are classified by many criteria, such as ethnicity, utilities,clothing, jewelry, farming tools, fishing gears, weapons, household items, musical instruments, religious-belief, wedding, funerals and other spiritual and social activities.

The display area in Trong Dong introduces all 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam. Along with the artifacts, there are photos and documentary films in the galleries, reflecting all the aspects of the cultural objects, the intangible, the particular traits and the creativity of the human.

2. Vietnam Fine Arts Museum

Address: 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc St, Dien Bien Ward, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi.

Vietnam Fine Arts Museum is one of the most important museums in the retention of the cultural heritage of the art community of Vietnam people.

The museum was built by the French in the 30s of the twentieth century with the function of a place for the daughters of the French officials to live. These girls came from all over Indochina, came here for studying.

Vietnam Fine Arts Museum stores over 18,000 artifacts in the country which are characterized the art of Vietnam from prehistoric time to the present.

3. Vietnamese Women’s Museum

Address: 36 Ly Thuong Kiet St, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi.

Vietnamese Women’s Museum was inaugurated in 1995 in a spacious campus, along with a lot of flamboyant trees in the center streets of Hanoi.

This place preserves and displays the documents together with the artifacts. They introduce the role as well as the achievements of Vietnam women during the development process of the country.

The exhibition area of the museum is 1,200m2, including 5 topics: Vietnam women in the community of the Vietnam people, Vietnam women in the process of building and protecting the country, Women’s Union, the struggle for women’s liberation, Women costume of Vietnam peoples.

4. National Museum of Vietnamese History

Address: No. 1 Trang Tien St, Hanoi.

Vietnam History Museum was founded in 1958. This museum stores and exhibits a lot of collections, precious objects of historical periods of Vietnam peoples. The museum building was designed following the beautiful architecture, with the area of the exhibition is over 2,000 m2.

The museum includes over 7,000 artifacts which portray clearly the creative work as well as the history of struggling against the foreign aggression for being survival of the Vietnamese. The National Museum of Vietnamese History attracts a lot of the local people as well as the foreigners from all over the world. Well, this article has introduced you about 4 famous museums in Hanoi you should pay a visit once in your life time. Let’s go there and collect the useful information to expand your knowledge about Vietnams.