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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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  • WOW.... I visited with a friend and what a wonderful place. very eye opening for me about the history of Vietnam. A must see 
    WOW.... I visited with a friend and what a wonderful place. very eye opening for me about the history of Vietnam. A must see  more »
  • This museum contains a big collection of historical china, clothes, furnitures, buddhas and statues but unfortunatly its made in a very oldfashion way and there is almost no text. Lack of interesting....  more
    This museum contains a big collection of historical china, clothes, furnitures, buddhas and statues but unfortunatly its made in a very oldfashion way and there is almost no text. Lack of interesting....  more »
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  • A place to explore our history
  • Really neat overview of the Vietnam area. It provides a fairly broad look with a few little in-depth segments. A great collection of artifacts and reproductions. Well worth the 20,000 VND price of admission

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