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Museum of Vietnamese History, Ho Chi Minh City

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Explore the vast heritage of ancient civilizations at Museum of Vietnamese History, housing an impressive collection of artifacts from Neolithic to Cham, Khmer, and Vietnamese. Telling stories of Vietnam's past with exhibits from all periods, the museum showcases ornate robes, Hindu carvings, and stone Buddhist sculptures. The highlights in this exquisite 1929 Indochinese building include valuable relics rescued from Angkor Wat, early Neolithic tools and ceramic vases, and a mummified body of a woman who died in 1869. A model Stone Age village, plus colonial era and revolutionary-period armorials testify to Vietnam's tumultuous and complex past. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Ho Chi Minh City holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Museum of Vietnamese History and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Otherwise known as the History Museum of Ho Chi Minh City |(at least according to Mr Google) Really enjoyed myself in this museum, learnt a lot about ancient Vietnamese history, saw a lot of old... 
    Otherwise known as the History Museum of Ho Chi Minh City |(at least according to Mr Google) Really enjoyed myself in this museum, learnt a lot about ancient Vietnamese history, saw a lot of old...  more »
  • Great experience love the exhibition. Must do when you visit the city! As a Filipino cant help but appreciate the commonality between our history and the Vietnamese. 
    Great experience love the exhibition. Must do when you visit the city! As a Filipino cant help but appreciate the commonality between our history and the Vietnamese.  more »
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  • Vietnam History Museum in Ho Chi Minh city is 90 years old, built by the French, with Asian and Western architecture. This is the first museum in Saigon and the whole of South Vietnam. In 1954, when the French withdrew, the museum changed its name to the National Museum and use its current name after 1975. Vietnam History Museum in Ho Chi Minh City is located at 2 Nguyen Binh Khiem Street, District 1. This is a unique architectural museum that you should visit when traveling to Saigon.
  • Be careful this Do forget they will close near noon. And reopen after 1.30pm after lunch. On monday they will not open. This place is located in the Saigon Zoo. Before get in the zoo main gate, turn left then you can find this easily No need to buy zoo ticket. Enternace fee is 15.000vnd without camera. If you want to take a pciture Buy a phote ticket, 40.000vnd. Or securties will warn you.

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