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17 places to visit in Hanoi: 17 famous museums containing many historical memories of Vietnam (Part 3)

 Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

 Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

Address: Nguyen Van Huyen, Dich Vong, Cau Giay, Hanoi

Opening time: Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is open from Tuesday to Sunday From 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Entrance ticket price: 40k

Bus stop: Bus number 07, 12, 38, 39

Under the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences, the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is invested in by the State and is part of the system of national museums in Vietnam. The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology has many functions: researching, collecting, preserving and restoring artifacts and documents about ethnic groups; organizing exhibitions, performances and other forms of activities to introduce and educate about the culture of ethnic groups in Vietnam as well as other countries…

Hanoi Museum

Hanoi Museum
Hanoi Museum

Address: Pham Hung, Me Tri, Nam Tu Liem, Hanoi

Opening time: Hanoi Museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday From 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Admission price: FREE

Bus stop: Bus No. 21B, 22B, 35A, 39, 50, 60

Located on Pham Hung Street and in the cluster of works with the most unique architecture in Hanoi, right next to the National Convention Center, the National Exhibition of Architecture and Construction Planning, JW Marriott Hotel, The Hanoi Museum looks from afar like a diamond that lights up a western corner of the city.

With a campus of more than 50,000m2, the building consists of four floors and two basements, a height of 30.7m, a construction area of ​​11,952m2, a building floor area of ​​30,208m2, a spacious campus and unique architecture. has made the museum a familiar destination for domestic and foreign tourists when it comes to Hanoi’s capital.

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

Vietnam Museum of Nature

Vietnam Museum of Nature
Vietnam Museum of Nature

Address: 18 Hoang Quoc Viet, Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi

Opening time: Vietnam Museum of Nature is open from Monday to Sunday From 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Admission price: FREE

Bus stop: Bus 13, 14, 33, 45

Vietnam Museum of Nature is a national museum, the first in the system of nature museums in Vietnam. Established under Decree 27/ND-CP, dated 16/1/2004 of the Government of Vietnam. Currently, the Vietnam Museum of Nature is directly managed by the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology and is also under state management.

The Vietnam Museum of Nature has the task of collecting, building and managing the National Collection of specimens of Vietnam’s nature, organizing displays and exhibitions, disseminating knowledge and educating about nature. and protect the environment, organize scientific research and provide cultural and scientific services in the fields of rational use of resources, conservation of nature and protection of the environment; application of scientific and technological advances in the collection, manufacture, display, management of specimens and scientific research in related fields, training of experts, guidance and professional support, working for regional and specialized nature museums in the system of Vietnam’s nature museums, implementing international cooperation in the fields of related scientific and cultural research activities.

Vietnam Women’s Museum

Vietnam Women's Museum
Vietnam Women’s Museum

Address: No. 36 Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Hang Bai Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

Opening time: Vietnam Women’s Museum is open from Monday to Sunday From 8 am to 5 pm, through noon

Entrance ticket price: 30k

Bus stop: Bus numbers 08, 45, 49

Located in the center of Hanoi’s capital, more than 500m from Sword Lake and the Old Quarter, Vietnam Women’s Museum is located on Ly Thuong Kiet Street, this is the most beautiful and ancient street in Hanoi, where many buildings are located. Old French architecture houses, embassies, many offices, large hotels. Vietnam Women’s Museum was established in 1987, under the Vietnam Women’s Union. As a Gender Museum with the function of researching, preserving, and displaying tangible and intangible heritages of the history and culture of Vietnamese women, the Vietnam Women’s Union; at the same time as a cultural exchange center of Vietnamese women and international women for the sake of Equality, Development and Peace. Since its inauguration in 1995, the Vietnam Women’s Museum has successfully displayed many exhibitions serving millions of domestic and international visitors each year. The museum has also developed a collection of more than 25.

Vietnam Fine Arts Museum

Vietnam Fine Arts Museum
Vietnam Fine Arts Museum

Address: No. 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Dien Bien, Ba Dinh, Hanoi

Opening time: Vietnam Fine Arts Museum is open from Monday to Sunday From 8 am to 12 pm; 13h30-17h

Entrance ticket price: 30k

Bus stop: Bus numbers 02, 18, 23, 32, 34, 38, 41, 45

The museum was built during the French colonial period, formerly the Dormitory of a business organization of the Catholic Church, named “The Janne d’Art Family”, as a place to live for the daughters of French officials throughout the East. Duong returned to study in Hanoi. After 1945, this house was used for many different purposes. After 1962, the State assigned the Ministry of Culture to remodel it into a place to collect, display and store typical and valuable artworks of Vietnam from prehistory to the present day. The house has European architecture, the building has been renovated with many Vietnamese architectural features, suitable for the function of an art museum.

In 1966, the museum officially opened to visitors. The total area of ​​the museum campus is about 4200m2 and the display area is 1200m2. From 1997 to 1999, the museum was expanded to an area of ​​4737m2 with a display area of ​​over 3,000m2. In addition to the head office at Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, the Museum also has 2 premises at Hoang Cau – O Cho Dua with large space, complete and modern equipment, used to preserve and restore works of art. art products as well as organize national and international scientific conferences.

The collections in the permanent display system of the Museum are introduced according to the historical process, by type and material of typical values ​​of the treasures of Vietnamese ethnic art, folk art, applied art, modern art… to bring to the viewer easily the development of Vietnamese art as well as the unique features of fine art themes. Besides the fixed display system, the Museum also has a thematic gallery for exhibitions and art exchanges at home and abroad.

The Vietnam Fine Arts Museum currently holds more than 20,000 artifacts, of which over 2,000 are on permanent display with the following main themes:

– Prehistoric art – prehistory

– Fine arts from the 11th to the 19th century

– Fine arts from the 20th century to the present

– Traditional applied arts

– Folk art

– Vietnamese art ceramics from the 11th to the 20th centuries include a collection of ceramic shafts from 5 ancient ships.

With over 30 galleries, throughout 3 floors, visitors are attracted to the rich artifacts, with unique creativity, aesthetics and talented hands of Vietnamese artisans through historical periods. history. From the brightly patterned lines on the ethnic clothes, to the quite sophisticated bamboo artifacts and the simple but unique paintings, chickens, pigs of Dong Ho or bronze statues, stone statues, statues. wood…

All of them seem to subtly reflect the national spirit, boldly traditional. Different from the exhibits displayed according to the historical process, the museum’s archives also have many artifacts that are organized into collections and preserved in each separate warehouse with appropriate preservation modes, including:

– Collection of paintings: over 6,000 works

– Sculpture collection: over 1,000 artifacts

– Collection of traditional fine arts: over 2,000 artifacts

– Ceramic collection: over 6,000 artifacts

Collection of foreign fine arts: over 400 artifacts The Fine Arts Museum is an invaluable treasure of Vietnam’s visual arts and an attractive cultural destination for tourists from all over the world.

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

Vietnam History Museum

Vietnam History Museum
Vietnam History Museum

Address: No. 1 Trang Tien, Trang Tien, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi

Opening time: Vietnam History Museum is open from Monday to Sunday From 8 am to 12 pm; 13h30-17h

Entrance ticket price: FREE, 10k, 20k, depending on the subject

Bus station: Bus numbers 02, 03, 34, 35, 43, 43, 44, 48, 49, 51, 55

Established under Decision 1674/QD-TTG dated September 26, 2011 of the Prime Minister based on merging Vietnam History Museum and Vietnam Revolution Museum; The National Museum of History is a cultural work located right in Hoan Kiem district, the center of the capital, close to the complex of sacred relics of the capital such as Turtle Tower – Sword Lake; The Huc Bridge – Ngoc Son Temple – Pen Tower, Opera House … This is a museum that preserves, displays, and introduces Vietnam’s history from prehistory to modern times in a comprehensive, rich, and continuous manner. most comprehensive.

The National Museum of History is a public non-business unit under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, leading the system of Vietnamese history and social museums as well as other museums in Hanoi; has the function of scientific research, archaeological excavation, collection, storage, inventory, preservation, display, introduction, and promotion of the value of documents and artifacts about the historical process of Vietnam; organizing training, consulting, assessment, appraisal, management and exploitation of services within the scope of operation of the museum.

The National Museum of History currently keeps and preserves about 200,000 artifacts and documents of Vietnamese history and culture, of which the period of Vietnamese history from prehistory to 1945 has nearly 110,000 documents and artifacts. are relics, antiquities and 19 national treasures; in which there are many rare and rare collections compared to museums of the same type in the country and the region such as a collection of artifacts belonging to archaeological cultures from the early Paleolithic period to the bronze age. early brass and iron (Hoa Binh-Bac Son); Dong Son Culture; Vietnamese antique ceramics; Contemporaries of Le Nguyen; Champa stone sculpture; Foreign decorative arts such as China, Japan, India and countries in Southeast Asia…

The period of Vietnamese history from the mid-19th century to the present day has more than 80,000 precious documents and artifacts about the history of Vietnam’s revolution, the Communist Party of Vietnam, President Ho Chi Minh and his comrades. the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam through the periods. The National Museum of History is maintaining 2 permanent display systems at 2 campuses: No. 1 Trang Tien – Hanoi, displaying Vietnamese History in the ancient and medieval periods; the facility No. 216 Tran Quang Khai – Hoan Kiem – Hanoi, exhibiting Vietnam’s history in the pre-modern period.

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