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Vietnamese Women's Museum, Hanoi

(4.3/5 based on 3,200+ reviews on the web)
At Vietnamese Women's Museum, learn how working women, mothers, wives, and female warriors helped shape the country's history and culture. This modern museum explores different roles women played (and still do) in the development of various aspects of Vietnamese society--ranging from the private sector of household and family life to the public sector of trade and military conflicts. The museum opened in 1995 and today boasts a collection of more than 1,000 items arranged in thematic displays featuring themes of marriage, fashion, war, commerce, etc. The highlight of the museum for most visitors is a historic display inspired by the sacrifices and feats of war heroines. Put Vietnamese Women's Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our Hanoi vacation trip planner.
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  • I was greatly surprised by this museum: very interesting how it explains the role of women in Viet society. Not only through customs and jobs but also through recent history specially the two importan...  more »
  • The museum found impressive. Especially to see what women in the war all did. Also good impression about normal life. Beautiful pictures m n of the hill tribes
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  • A great honor to the women of Vietnam Nam and were in the wars. Excellent displays. Good explanations. Worth the stop. 
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  • This is the most ancient street in the capital city, with many French-style buildings, foreign embassies, hotels and government offices. The museum opened to public in 1995 and had been renovated between 2006 and 2010. This Museum is dedicated to the Vietnamese Women. More than 1000 materials, photos and objects displayed in the permanent exhibition show the role the Vietnamese women played in the History and currently play in Arts and in the Family life. The museum also organizes thematic exhibitions to show changes and development of the contemporary society.
  • Good museum with interested about Vietnam culture. I like that they collact many dress on the minority which look amazing for me. reasonable entrance fee. Must visit.
  • Women should always be acknowledged for existing in a society. Every country should have one.
  • Interesting perspective, and a good place to learn more about Vietnam's culture. The displays include traditions of some ethnic minorities. Good price as well.
  • An absolute must. The Women's Museum was one of the highlights of my time in Hanoi, exploring the roles and activities of women in Vietnam's various diverse ethnic groups. Make sure you set aside a couple of hours in order to fully explore the exhibits. Of particular interest for me was the level on women in combat, as well as the special exhibit on Mother Goddess worship in Vietnam.