Museum of Trade Ceramics, Hoi An

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Learn about Hoi An’s rich industrial heritage and its vital trading port at Museum of Trade Ceramics, an archeological museum showcasing 430 ceramic artifacts detailing the history of the trade in the region. Housed in a restored traditional timber pavilion, the museum houses a collection of pottery dating from the 7th to the 18th century. Ties with China, India, Thailand, the Philippines and Japan are well documented and model boats and maps explain the trading routes and influences. Early Chinese pottery from Tang period, a great collection of Vietnamese 15th ceramics as well as items rescued from a 1733 ship wreckage are here accompanied by 8th century pieces from the Middle East. Using our international travel planner, Hoi An attractions like Museum of Trade Ceramics can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The house itself is the most interesting part of the museum, lovely old woodwork. The ceramics were interesting but limited.  more »
  • Make sure you get a ticket book from the Ticket office to visit slected Museums ( or else where if they sell them). Not that impressed compared to a number of other museums , but you make your own...  more »
  • You have to look carefully for this museum cause its kinda hard to find.
  • Well worth the visit. You do not need to know much about ceramics to appreciate it as others say. Read the blurbs on the walls throughout and learn the fascinating history of where they came from.

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