Ho Chi Minh Museum Bảo tàng Hồ Chí Minh, Ho Chi Minh City

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Explore Saigon’s revolutionary past at Ho Chi Minh Museum Bảo tàng Hồ Chí Minh, an stately arched French colonial style building with two dragons on its roof. Built in 1863 as the former seat of a French cruiser company, the museum details the period in 1911 when young Ho Chi Minh started working for a French steamship. See a model of Admiral Latouche Treville ship and an impressive collection of photograph, documents and artifacts describing the life of the future Vietnamese leader. Get a sweeping view of the Saigon River and check out the statues and conserved artillery pieces in a lovely garden overlooking the river. Arrange to visit Ho Chi Minh Museum Bảo tàng Hồ Chí Minh and other attractions in Ho Chi Minh City using our Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary maker.
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  • We accidentally stumbled across this Museum so decided to go in. Tickets were really cheap compared to most (15.000 VND) and there weren't many tourists there. It showed a glimpse of the war museum wi...  more »
  • The museum itself is very informative with tons of photos of Ho Chi Minh throughout his life accompanied by descriptive plaques in both Vietnamese and English. The top floor was closed during our visi...  more »
  • The sleeve can high bridge. Throughout the recording of Ho Chi Minh's revolutionary and life exhibition photographs and maps, are described. Spread lawn is the site of the Museum, overlooking the Saigon River, is quite beautiful in.
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  • Cool place. Lot of history. Display are very good. Grounds are nice to walk around. Spend time about 2 hours here
  • The place is easy to find, the ticket price is cheap 2000vnd for the VNese. You can know more about the Uncle Ho all his lifetime thanks to this museum. We have a beautiful woman who guide us one by one picture
  • This is getting really weird. I have never been here and will never consider going here
  • Interesting and for 10k vnd. Quite reasonable.
  • The building itself is beautiful and it has a nice view but the museum is just about the same propaganda you probably saw everywhere else in vietnam.

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