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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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This museum presents all the special things of HCMC throughout Vietnam history from the past to present. I really like this trip because it makes me understand more about not only... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Nguyễn T
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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent place very interesting and everything was worth the visit, to see things of that nature was great even my wife enjoyed the visit

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This museum presents all the special things of HCMC throughout Vietnam history from the past to present. I really like this trip because it makes me understand more about not only the city itself, but also about the human beings who lived in each period of time and how they did it. It's really worth a tour of visit.

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Thank Nguyễn T
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is located in a very beautiful and nostalgic building (built by French?) It is a landmark in itself! No wonder many newly wed couples chosen to take their wedding pictures here! However, the exhibition inside truly needs improvement! Or it will not be attractive to those living in the city after one visit! It needs to have periodical... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While I can't say this museum is a must and it's far from being done perfectly I came to new conclusions after the visit. I could suddenly understand those living in a closed (here: controlled by Communist) society can believe in their (propagandist) truth. Couple things in Vietnam history made me think a lot: - if the South was so... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum had a great range of dioramas outlining the past history of Vietnam and Indo-china. We did not see any "war related" items, although several cannon were outside a 'back door'. It was intriguing to see the history and pre-history of this region. There is a coffee shop for drinks.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The building was obviously wonderful at one time, but is now in a state of disrepair, & quite depressing. It didn't have any articles or information of any great interest, only a few nice old photos of Saigon. It was very much a waste of time... such a shame when it's a museum representing such a great city with a... More 

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Bali, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Free entry to this museum and location made this an easy place to visit. It provided a good look into the cultures of the tribal people with displays of various wedding attire, accessories and rituals. Other displays also included many musical instruments and of the history of education. Many local students were there at this museum during my visit.

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked by and thought we'd check it out after hearing good things. Unfortunately we were disappointed, it was a huge let down. Wasn't very interesting lucky it was only 15,000 dong ($1 usd) Don't waste your time, we left after about 20 minutes.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

May not be a must to visit but it's good if one can take some time out to go to this museum. Very informative n 1 hour is enough to cover it all.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Ho Chi Minh City Museum was a chorus about Ho Chi Minh and only Ho Chi Minh if you're interested in the history of ho Chi minh then you'll love this place it has a lot of original photographs documents replications it was very interesting fellow. He's basically why Vietnam is the way it is today he saw through... More 

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