Do you know that Hanoi is a city of the great museums? Boasting a large collection of museum varying in themes from history to fine arts. Let’s take our interesting Hanoi cultural tour to explore all of them!
A dummy of Vietnamese woman making "non la" in the old time
Below is our most popular museums but please feel free to let us know if you wish to turn to other options:
9.00am: Depart from your hotel with our tour guide to the first spot of the tour – Fine Arts Museum, where contains artworks in various kinds and period of Vietnam’s Fine Art History, like paintings from revolutionary art in 20th century, or modern silk paintings.
10.00am: Visiting Ho Chi Minh Museum. It was built in the 1990s, which was devoted to the most famous Vietnamese President Ho Chi Minh and Vietnam’s Revolution against the French and American colonists. You will find not only documents about legendary life of President Ho Chi Minh, but also artifacts showing daily and combating lives of Vietnamese people during the two wars.
11.00am: Army Museum is the next destination. The museum displays the development by different periods of Vietnam’s People Army from its first date to present, and also, the trophy of it during the Indochina and Vietnam Wars. Moreover, many famous weapons of Vietnam’s People Army are also exposed here, like the MIG-21 aircraft or T-54 Tank. Introduction in Vietnamese, English and French is available under the items and documents in this museum.
12.00pm: Having lunch at a local restaurant.
1.30pm: Then we visit National Museum of Vietnamese History, in which, you learn more about the history of Vietnam from time of Hung king, who created this country to 1945. After visiting this place, continue with Museum of Vietnamese Revolution (which is only 5 minutes walking). You will know about the miserable lives of Vietnamese people before the revolution, and how Vietnamese people regained their independence and developed this nation from 1945 to present.
3.00pm: The last museum is Museum of Ethnology. This museum consists of documents, antiques and photos of culture and rite of several ethnic communities from the North to the South of Vietnam. It is also well-known for its outdoor exhibition area, in which you could see real house or tombs of some minor groups in Vietnam.
4.30pm: Return to your hotel. End of tour.
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