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17 places to visit in Hanoi: 17 famous museums containing many historical memories of Vietnam (Part 1)

Introduction to 18 famous museums in Hanoi, containing many historical memories of Vietnam to help you visualize the most realistic and detailed part of the process of formation and development of Hanoi in particular, of Vietnam in general.

Ho Chi Minh Museum – The most recommended museum in Hanoi

Ho Chi Minh Museum
Ho Chi Minh Museum

Address: No. 19 Ngoc Ha, Doi Can, Ba Dinh, Hanoi

Opening time: Ho Chi Minh Museum is open every day of the week from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission: 30,000 VND/time

Bus stop: Bus numbers 09, 18, 33

Ho Chi Minh Museum was built according to the aspirations of Vietnamese compatriots to express gratitude and eternal memory of President Ho Chi Minh’s great merits and determination to learn the ideology, style, and morality of President Ho Chi Minh. People: unite to strive to build a united, peaceful, independent, democratic, and strong Vietnam, friendship and peace with people all over the world. 

Ho Chi Minh Museum is located in the complex of Uncle Ho’s mausoleum, so you can combine visiting Uncle Ho’s mausoleum, Ba Dinh Square, Uncle Ho’s stilt house, One Pillar Pagoda; learning about the history of the country while visiting the beautiful scenery.

The museum building bears the symbol of a white lotus symbolizing the simple and noble life of President Ho Chi Minh. The opening pavilion (also known as the solemn pavilion) represents the pistil of a white lotus, the center of which is the statue of President Ho Chi Minh. Behind the statue are the symbol of the sun and the image of a banyan tree symbolizing the light and longevity of the entire Vietnamese nation. Anyone who sees it for the first time will love this work, not only because of its grandiose scale but also because of its ethnicity and artistry, every detail is carved very delicately and meticulously. Inside the Ho Chi Minh museum, there are many preserved artifacts related to Uncle Ho’s career or works recreating his life, typically the house simulating the Lotus Village in Uncle Ho’s hometown. delicate and close, simple.

Read more: 17 places to visit in Hanoi: 17 famous museums containing many historical memories of Vietnam (Part 2)

Geology Museum

Hanoi Geology Museum
Hanoi Geology Museum

Address: No. 6 Pham Ngu Lao, Phan Chu Trinh, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi

Opening hours: Geology Museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday. From 8h-11h15; 13h-16h15

Admission Price: FREE

Bus stop: Bus numbers 02, 03, 19, 35, 42, 43, 44, 48, 49, 51, 55

Geology Museum displays geological samples under three themes: The geological history of Vietnam and our planet, the geology, and minerals of Vietnam, and thematic collections. The museum is storing a large amount of geological, mineral, and paleontological specimens of our country, including a large number of samples from the Northwest region. You can admire the minerals with interesting and colorful beauty, which can be considered as “artworks of nature”.

Victory B52 Museum 

Victory B52 Museum 
Victory B52 Museum

Address: No. 157 Doi Can, Doi Can, Ba Dinh, Hanoi

Opening hours: B52 Victory Museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday. (no Monday, Friday) From 8:00 am to 11:30 am; 13h-16h30

Admission ticket price: FREE

Bus stop: 09

The B52 Victory Museum displays weapons, equipment, and wreckage of the downed B52 aircraft, preserving both images and artifacts of Hanoi’s army and people during the 1972 aerial battle of Dien Bien Phu with the Chinese Air Force. Ky represents one of the most epic military campaigns not only of Vietnam but also of the world.

The B52 Victory Museum was inaugurated on December 22, 1997, with 2 exhibition areas:

• The indoor display area overviews the traditions of the Hanoi capital’s armed forces through the periods, especially the victory “Hanoi – Dien Bien Phu in the air” with many artifacts, documents, and works. Artwork, a sand table summarizes the battle progress in 12 days and nights in December 1972.

• The outdoor display area includes weapons and equipment of the army and people of Hanoi capital in the fight against the destructive war of the US imperialists; B52 planes were shot down by the army and people of the capital in 12 days and nights in December 1972.

In order to serve visitors and create opportunities for many people at home and abroad to know about the famous Dien Bien Phu victory in the air of Hanoi capital, the B52 Museum during the past years has been open to welcome visitors. guest. According to the Museum’s director, Colonel Pham Ngoc Hanh, the number of visitors this year increased more than last year, about tens of thousands of visitors. due to guests from organizations, agencies, students, veterans … will come more.

Normally, the Museum will be closed on Monday and Friday every week to clean and ensure the visit for visitors. But starting from next Monday, the museum will be open all week to serve visitors, because this is the time to celebrate the 12 days and nights of the victory over Dien Bien Phu in the air. According to Colonel Pham Ngoc Hanh, the B52 Victory Museum is a place to research, display and introduce the process of building, fighting and growing up of Hanoi’s armed forces through historical periods. history, especially the victory “Hanoi – Dien Bien Phu in the air”. Therefore, this place is always the pride of Hanoi capital as well as the people of the whole country. The very name of the B52 Victory Museum has said part of the miracle of the army and people of the capital in the war against air raids of the US army.

Museum of Armored Forces

Museum of Armored Forces
Museum of Armored Forces

Address: No. 108 Hoang Quoc Viet, Co Nhue, Tu Liem, Hanoi

Opening Hours: The Armored Tank Museum is open from Monday to Sunday. (no Monday) From 8 am to 11 am; 14h-16h

Admission ticket price: FREE

Bus: number 07, 14, 38, 45

The Museum of Tank and Armored Forces, abbreviated as Museum of Armor Forces, is a military museum under the Political Department, Army of Tanks and Armors, Vietnam People’s Army, established on September 12, 1995. The Museum of Tank and Armored Forces is a cultural work with profound socio-political significance, a collection of vivid history books about the armored troops during the long resistance war against the US for national salvation, as well as a collection of historical books about the armored troops during the resistance war against the US for national salvation.

The Museum of Armored Forces belongs to the military history type, has the task of researching, collecting, inventorying, displaying, propagating and introducing documents and artifacts of historical, cultural and scientific value. study, reflecting the process of building, fighting and growing up of the Armored Army in the cause of national liberation, reunification, construction and defense of the Fatherland. Currently, the museum’s archives have over 7,000 original and block-shaped artifacts; nearly 3,000 exhibits and typical images are introduced on the display area of ​​2,600m2 indoors and 1,200m2 outdoors. Every year, the Museum welcomes more than 30,000 visitors to visit, learn and is a cultural and historical address, a meeting place for veterans and old tank soldiers when reviewing the time to split along Truong Son to save the country.

Museum of Revolutionary Soldiers

Museum of Revolutionary Soldiers
Museum of Revolutionary Soldiers

Address: Nam Quat Hamlet, Nam Trieu Commune, Phu Xuyen District, Hanoi

Opening time: The Museum of Revolutionary Soldiers imprisoned by the enemy is open from Monday to Sunday From 8:00am to 11:30am; 13h-16h30

Admission Price: FREE

The museum was established on October 11, 2006, located in an area of ​​nearly 2,000 m, where nearly 3,000 historical artifacts are kept. has been reported and reflected by many domestic and foreign media. The museum attracts over 2.5 thousand visitors every year. The Museum of Revolutionary Soldiers imprisoned by the enemy is attractive not only by the vivid and vivid images of the activities and struggles of revolutionary soldiers in enemy prisons, but also attracted by the way the museum was established and operated, it is all the voluntary contributions of the living witnesses of those artifacts. Living witnesses and veterans travel all over the country to collect, store, and display, and they will also be the guides to tell and narrate the things that they and their teammates have experienced.

To be continued

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