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Vietnam National Museum of History, Hanoi

(3.2/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
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. Use our Hanoi trip generator to arrange your visit to Vietnam National Museum of History and other attractions in Hanoi.
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  • This museum is split into two parts - your ticket gives access to both. The first is the one shown in the photo - a history of the country from pre-historic times until colonisation by the French. It ...  more »
  • Nice display of artefacts coming from local old civilizations, nice champa section with nice sculptures. 
  • This museum provides good insights into the early history of Vietnam. It catalogs primitive cultures through to the emergence of Vietnam over the last thousand years, with an emphasis on the struggles...  more »
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  • There is one of the most beautiful and worthy musemum of Vietnam. Every month, many event or exhibitions are organized at here. It was built from 1926 named Louis Finot. It have been a member of ICOM
  • Beautiful architecture, great collection of artifacts but better layout and story telling would maker it much more interesting and easier to understand Vietnam's rich history.
  • Good museum. should visit
  • A good collection of historical artifacts, though there is nothing worth mention
  • một điểm đến không thể không ghé qua