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Learn the history of Central Vietnam

On three stories, and outside this large building, you can explore the lives of the people of... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Mark G
Whiteville, North Carolina
a portrait of the past in the Central Highlands

Unlike the northern mountains of Vietnam, traditional culture has all but vanished from the Central... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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659 Nguyen Hue, Kontum 58000, Vietnam
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

On three stories, and outside this large building, you can explore the lives of the people of varied backgrounds who live in Kon Tum Province. The second floor offers English translations, and the third floor covers the wars people here have fought over the centuries.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark G
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Unlike the northern mountains of Vietnam, traditional culture has all but vanished from the Central Highlands and most ethnic minority villages are quite modernized and often Christian. However, for insights into what used to prevail in the area, a visit to the fine Kon Tum...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

This is a fairly small museum but it has a very informative display focussed on the local ethnic minorities (costumes, some traditional occupations etc) with information in both English and Vietnamese. The quality of the English used was very high (not always the case with...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

So glad someone has established this museum to preserve the history. The museum has English postings for most of the collection explaining the material

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

Good museum Travel to Kontum it was a nice experience. There was a lot of information about Vietnamese historical as well as human original in Vietnam

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank VictoriaSapa
Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

We had some time to spare and wanted to check out the museum bit had a hard time finding it. Either is has moved or the location is incorrect. The location on Google was also incorrect but more close. You can find the big museum...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank MattisTTTS
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

It isn't a big museum. However everything is presented quite well.. It's also vet cheap. After the museum it's quite easy to go see some Rongs.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Christopher R
Reviewed March 9, 2016

The museum has exhibits about the history of minority people and is very informative. It also has exhibits of the local animals and geography.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Joanne G
Reviewed May 14, 2015

The first floor is dedicated to recent history since 1965 or so. Anyone acquainted with the US-led war against Viet Nam will be able to understand a good deal from the photos and artifacts alone. The second floor has some stuffed animals in so-so dioramas...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Monty V
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