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. Ho Chi Minh Museum Bảo tàng Hồ Chí Minh 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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  • September 1, 2017
    I ran across this museum because I am taking a boat to Vung Tau and the port is right next to it. A lot of revolutionary artifacts and displays. Good amount of English signs and explanations. I didn't...  more »
  • August 30, 2017
    Frankly there disappointed, the place is beautiful but then the Museum part 0. To start the texts are long, boring and from one room to the other there are the same pictures. All the legends like Ho Chi Minh did this, try that... a book of 5 pages or his biography on the internet you need to learn of the character.
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  • July 29, 2017
    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 »
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  • March 19, 2017
    Cool place. Lot of history. Display are very good. Grounds are nice to walk around. Spend time about 2 hours here
  • April 4, 2017
    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
  • July 3, 2017
    This is getting really weird. I have never been here and will never consider going here
  • July 14, 2017
    Interesting and for 10k vnd. Quite reasonable.
  • April 6, 2017
    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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