Vietnam National Museum of History, Hanoi

3.2
#11 of 56 in Museums in Hanoi
Admire bronze pieces from the Dong Son period (3rd century BCE to 3rd century CE), marvel at imperial Vietnamese jewelry, and learn about the French occupation of Vietnam at Vietnam National Museum of History. Formerly an archeological research facility during the occupation, the museum today contains around 200,000 artifacts arranged in five major sections. The building itself represents an attraction: designed by French architect Ernest Hebrard, it displays an Indochine architectural style blending French colonial and Vietnamese traditional architecture. Vietnam National Museum of History is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , custom trip planner Edition.
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  • This museum is located just a stone's throw away from the Hanoi Opera. It's not a must visit, however, if you've time and are interested in finding out more about Vietnamese history, you can visit...  more »
  • A very underwhelming museum in comparison to others visited within Vietnam. The galleries are overly spacious and the exhibits themselves consist mostly of ancient pots and dishes (none of the cool...  more »
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  • Very big. It has two big building so check the opening hour. Closing hour and lunch time if you want to see it all. I do not recommend the audio guide because it is really sleepy.. But good exhibition. If i visit here again, then i think i need a guide to understand history of vietnam well.
  • Located in one of the best impressive French building in Hanoi. Giving details about Vietnamese history over 4 thousands years. Always like to visit it here

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