National Museum of Vietnamese History – Image courtesy of Chuoibk/Wikimedia Commons
Introducing the National Museum of Vietnamese History
Discover an exhaustive collection of ancient and historical relics showcasing Vietnamese history.
Displays include prehistoric artifacts, carvings, funerary jars, decorative mandarin robes, bronze drums, Buddhist statuary and excavations of Han tombs.
The collection is housed in an elegant, ochre-coloured structure built between 1925 and 1932 by French architect Ernest Hebrard. Once home to the École Française d’Extrême Orient, the building remains one of Hanoi’s most stunning architectural showpieces.
Book a knowledgeable tour guide to get the most out of a visit to this wonderful museum.
Location: 1 P Trang Tien Street, Hanoi
(Just east of the opera, Hoan Kiem District.)
Phone: 04/3825 3518
Hours: Daily except Monday, 8am-11:30am & 1:30pm-4:30pm