27 Museums to explore in Vietnam
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The museum displays the history of the Vietnamese revolution, the First Indochina War, the Vietnam War, Operations Rolling Thunder, Linebacker and Linebacker II, and the air defense of Hanoi. The outdoor displays include the wreckage of a B-52D or G Stratofortress.
Can Tho Museum is a museum in Cần Thơ, Vietnam. Situated on the corner of Hoa Binh and Tran Quoc Toan streets it was established in 1976 and has more than 5000 objects and historical relics. The museum acknowledges earlier settlement by the Khmer people as well as the contributions of the Chinese Ming refugees and later arrivals. The museum displays the Delta's watercraft by models and watercraft depictions.
An immense network of connecting tunnels that are part of a much larger network of tunnels that underlie much of Vietnam. The Củ Chi tunnels were the location of several military campaigns during the Vietnam War, and were the Viet Cong's base of operations for the Tết Offensive in 1968.
A museum that focuses on the modern sculptures made by Vietnamese artists. There is a vast collection of sandstone sculptures that has a huge similarity with those we normally see in Angkor Wat, some temples in Bali, and other parts of Indonesia. It is one of the key attraction of this province.
Hiền Lương Bridge also known as the Peace Bridge is a bridge over Bến Hải River Quảng Trị Province, Việt Nam. Today it is maintained as a major national monument for the reunification of Vietnam at the end of the Vietnam War, and there's also a museum preserving the war remnants.
A former European style palace converted into a museum. Hosts numerous local artefacts, as well as holds collections that detail the geography as well as the commercial significance of Hoch Chi Minh city. There is an underground bunker and tunnel that the visitors could also explore.
One of the largest fine arts centers of Vietnam. The museum focuses on collecting, keeping, preserving and displaying fine artworks typical of Vietnamese people, especially Ho Chi Minh City and the South. It comprises three floors of exhibition space.
Hỏa Lò Prison was a prison used by the French colonists in French Indochina for political prisoners, and later by North Vietnam for U.S. prisoners of war during the Vietnam War. The prison was demolished during the 1990s, although the gatehouse remains as a museum.
Also known as Reunification Palace, it was the home and workplace of the President of South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. It was the site of the end of the Vietnam War during the Fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975, when a North Vietnamese army tank crashed through its gates.
Lamdong museum displays the historical objects, especially the cultural & traditional objects of Lamdong province. The museum has 9 halls displaying various subjects: The stages of history, the archaeological objects, the models of shelters, the tools for hunting, the traditional handicraft villages, traditional costumes, traditional festival and the objects of the two resistance wars.
The museum highlights Vietnam's prehistory (about 300,000–400,000 years ago) up to the August 1945 Revolution. It has over 200,000 exhibits displayed, arranged in five major sections. The museum building was an archaeological research institution of the French School of the Far East under French colonial rule of 1910.
This is a museum dedicated to the National hero Quang Trung. This is a historic landmark attracting both Vietnamese and foreign researchers and tourists which was inaugurated in 1978. t is one of the largest museums dedicated to famous Vietnamese personalities. It is also one of the busiest attracting researchers and tourists.
Temple dedicated to Confucius, sages and scholars. Built in 1070, it hosts the Imperial Academy, Vietnam's first national university. The temple is featured on the back of the 100,000 Vietnamese đồng banknote.
A complex of historic imperial buildings located in the centre of Hanoi. The royal enclosure was first built during the Lý dynasty (1010) and expanded by the Trần, Lê and finally the Nguyễn dynasty. It remained the seat of the Vietnamese court until 1810, when the Nguyễn dynasty chose to move the capital to Huế.