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Address: 65 Ly Tu Trong, Ben Nghe ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
Phone Number: 08.8299741

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Learn About Vietnamese History

Lots of information about the history of Ho Chi Minh City and Vietnamese culture! Tickets are very cheap to take a tour!

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of information about the history of Ho Chi Minh City and Vietnamese culture! Tickets are very cheap to take a tour!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Museum from outside looks impressive but when you get in it looks like it's been forgotten. I love museums and was a bit disappointed to see no consistent timeline of events or more information about the country or city. Still nice to see a bit of history but all seemed lost.

Thank Nomaddictives
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum featured on our tour of the City. Nice gardens with small display of weaponry from the war with the USA. Building houses some interesting items of historical significance to the country, a somewhat one sided viewpoint at times but it reinforced my historical knowledge garnished from the many books read covering Somme 200 years of recent Vietnam history.... More 

Thank Dan L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place itself looks neglected which makes you wonder what's in store. Then you start reading the history. Wow! It appears that they have fought hard and long to maintain their country as their own.

Thank Ann B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Some interesting artifacts and nice gardens. Some american weaponry including a tank, hue helicopter and aircraft taken and used by the vietnamese during the war. Can also go down into underground bunker. Worth a visit.

Thank PaulUKAscot
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some nice displays giving information on this lovely cities history. Well worth a visit to get an insight on its past.

Thank perfect_spy
Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Housed in a beautiful but somewhat rundown building the museum has varied exhibits including Vietnamese history, modern industry, currency, costume and geography. A good general overview of Vietnam for a local or visitor. Very popular for wedding photos so expect to see a few photo shoots. Only 15000 VND entry.

Thank Louise B
Penang Island, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This museum is located at a historical site near the Independence Palace and was previously known as Gia Long Palace. We did a walk about and happened to come across this museum. It is quite informative and have exhibits of culture and early life style of Vietnam The entrance fee for Ho Chi Minh City Museum is VND15,000. Opening hours... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Not a lot to see inside the building. Even it is very beautiful colonial architecture in a good location in Dist 1. Walking pass to take picture but not recommend for a visit

Thank SaigonHeinz
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Interesting place. .......... Hire a guide if you would like more commentary to add value to your experience

Thank Sue B

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