Top 5 fascinating museums in Hanoi to visit

Hanoi is known as the capital of Vietnam, also a land with a thousand-year tradition of civilization. Therefore, it is easy to understand why Hanoi has many of the most attractive museums in the country. All of them are the nation's pride, such as the Hanoi Ethnology Museum, Hanoi military museum, or Hanoi women's museum. These places bring a peaceful space, show the breadth of sacred history, and stimulate people's curiosity. It helps visitors get away from the hustle and bustle of the modern city. With a specific investment and eye-catching layout, the Museum is becoming closer and more fascinating to all ages, not just for the elderly as before. In this article, let's explore the most attractive museums in Hanoi with Top Ten Reviews!

  1. Ha Noi Museum
  2. Vietnam Military History Museum
  3. Vietnam Women's Museum
  4. Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
  5. Ho Chi Minh Museum

Ha Noi Museum 

Hanoi Museum, formerly located at 5B Ham Long Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, is a place to introduce Hanoi capital from the country's founding to the present. Since it was established in 1982, the Museum has had tens of thousands of artifacts. In particular, the warehouse of rare and precious antiques has accounted for more than 7.000. The Museum'sMuseum's collection includes stone, bronze, and ceramics from the Ly, Tran, Le, and Nguyen dynasties and other countries such as China and Japan. The museum display areas are divided into three parts: Natural History of Hanoi; History of Hanoi from the country's founding to before the August Revolution; History of Hanoi from the August Revolution in 1945 to the present.

To celebrate the 1000th anniversary of Thang Long - Hanoi, a project to build a new Hanoi museum was carried out with a considerable amount of investment. The new Hanoi Museum is located on the Vietnam National Convention Center in Me Tri Ward, Nam Tu Liem District. It has an inverted pyramid structure, in which the 4th floor has the largest area, the lower floors are smaller. Consulting joint venture GMP - ILAG (Germany) is responsible for the design of the project. It consists of 4 floating floors and 2 basements; the construction area is approximately 12.000 m², floor area is more than 30.000 m² (including basement and roof). The Museum was inaugurated on October 6, 2010. An estimated 50.000 artifacts are displayed here. 

  • Address: Pham Hung Street, Nam Tu Liem District, Hanoi. 
  • Opening hours: 08:00 - 11:30 and 13:30 - 17:00 daily. 
  • Entrance ticket price: 40.000 VND (~1,74 USD).

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