Vietnam Fine Arts Museum: The Best Museum to Visit in Hanoi
Vietnam Fine Arts Museum is located in No. 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, just across the street from the Temple of Literature & Imperial College, the museum can be easily spotted from afar. This was first built in 1930s as a Girl School for French high-ranked officers in the Indochina. In 1966, this officially became Vietnam Fine Arts Museum to store many of Vietnamese artistic essences. Vietnam Fine Arts Museum is valued as one of important national museums that keeping and promoting the cultural heritages of the 54 Vietnamese ethnic groups.
Location: 66 Phố Nguyễn Thái Học Str, Ba Đình, Hà Nội
Opening hours: 8.30AM-05.00 every day except Mon
Entrance fee: $1.3 or 30.000VND
Let’s take your chance if you are in Hanoi to discover the whole development of Vietnam’s fine art history via abundant collections of documents, objects, paintings, ceramics, lacquers on display not only in modern Post-war but also dated back so far to pre-history and feudalism time of the country.
There are more than 30 rooms for exhibition in the Vietnam Fine Art Museum with plentiful objects: every objects is chosen very carefully with unique shape, from a splendid patterns on an ethnic clothes, to the sophisticated bamboo hand-made works, or beautiful “Dong Ho” traditional naive paintings, meticulous bronze statues, stone statues, wooden statue etc,.. all of these items seem to reflect the quintessence of Vietnamese multi-ethnic groups.
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