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Ho Chi Minh City Museum, Ho Chi Minh City
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Learn more about the city at Ho Chi Minh City Museum, a neoclassical museum with historical exhibitions and archeological artifacts. Built in 1885, the structure was originally operated as the Gia Long Palace. After taking in the building's architecture, head inside to see displays about local independence, city maps, and artwork. Below the museum lies a system of concrete bunkers where President Diem and his brother hid out in 1963. After touring inside, check out the American-built fighter jet used to bomb the presidential palace in 1975, which is exhibited in the museum's gardens. Ho Chi Minh City Museum is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Ho Chi Minh City Edition.
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  • I visited there in December 2016. I went there because of its attractive appearance. The construction of the building completed in 1890 and it was designed by an French architect. The museum talked ab...  more »
  • Dont go to this museum. There are better ones. The place was dirty. And when we were here there was a lot of Staff walking around and talking Very loud. The wedding being photographed was the best par...  more »
  • At the outset, the Museum building itself perfectly, beautiful floors, huge windows overlooking the garden and the city, balustrades and balconies. But the museum itself is certainly not the Hermitage Museum, the wealth you won't see here, but you can not be afraid that you do not have time to watch something for 30 minutes you will everything. As in any v'etnamkom Museum, under the war here devoted an entire floor, but would like more ethnographic exhibits to see more about the culture of learning.
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  • It is a place to go in case you are interested in the history of the Saigon city and how it has come up from ancient Chinese province to today's Ho Chi Minh City. Also, the buidling which was built by French architect has been maintained good. All in all, it will take your one hour to go through the entire museum, provided you are not into the serious note-taking kind of stuff.. :)
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  • this place has a very beautiful stair way that make it famous and many couple want to come here to take a picture for their wedding.
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