Vietnam National Museum of History, Hanoi

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Admire bronze pieces from the Dong Son period (3rd century BCE to 3rd century CE), marvel at imperial Vietnamese jewelry, and learn about the French occupation of Vietnam at Vietnam National Museum of History. Formerly an archeological research facility during the occupation, the museum today contains around 200,000 artifacts arranged in five major sections. The building itself represents an attraction: designed by French architect Ernest Hebrard, it displays an Indochine architectural style blending French colonial and Vietnamese traditional architecture. Vietnam National Museum of History is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , custom trip planner Edition.
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  • This museum cost 40,000 VND, so less than $2. I was very impressed with the collection because some of the artifacts are over 1000 years old. One should not miss the three-faced Buddha or the fine...  more »
  • Very old museum. I don't recommend it. Visit only if you have a lot of time to explore the rest of the city.  more »
  • Very big. It has two big building so check the opening hour. Closing hour and lunch time if you want to see it all. I do not recommend the audio guide because it is really sleepy.. But good exhibition. If i visit here again, then i think i need a guide to understand history of vietnam well.
  • Located in one of the best impressive French building in Hanoi. Giving details about Vietnamese history over 4 thousands years. Always like to visit it here

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