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Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat)

66 Nguyen Thai Hoc St, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 4 3733 2131
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This museum was opened in 1966. Though in need of updating, some interesting artifacts are on display in its three floors organized chronologically.
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66 Nguyen Thai Hoc St, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 4 3733 2131
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The exhibits offer clues and an insight into the various periods of Vietnamese history, as well as the cultural influences. Easily accessible from Old Quarter, the huge selection of curated displays will certainly occupy the "not-so-casual" visitors for at least a couple of hours.

Thank CYY_sg
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great two hour break from the hot streets and hustle and bustle of the city. Old and new and everything in between. A must-see in Hanoi!

Thank JHG71
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good selection of art covering over 1000 years. Only problem there was no cafe. There was a wonderful ceramic display in the basement, well worth a visit if art is your thing

Thank _megmog52
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited many of the worlds best art museums but I have a real soft spot for this museum. We visited the nearby temple and although we were boiling we decided to make a quick stop here. In the end it was quite a...More

Thank DrPwk
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Fine Arts Museum had surprisingly more pieces of art than I had anticipated. For 40,000 dong for adults, you get to experience the full gamut of the history of art in Vietnam including a room that housed some interesting contemporary pieces. Worth a stopover...More

Thank chiseen
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a hurried experience. There is an amazing array of history from BC to modern art. Many different aspects and is for me at least very educational.

Thank Kenneth K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This art museum gives you a real education in all types of Vietnamese art. Covers religious, lacquerware, sculptures, and my favorite-watercolors. It also is a glimpse into Vietnamese history and culture. Can't recommend it enough

Thank C D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Adults 40/ kids 10K. Stopped here as it is directly across road from exit to the literature museum. Blessed relief from heat in the majority of this museum which has air con with some excellent art works by local vietnamese artists. And they have free...More

Thank mumof2Sydney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent an afternoon here. it is a quaint museum with a relaxed ambiance and while i was there not very busy! Strange because it has some fantastic exhibits from early stone artifacts to modern modern paintings, ceramics and costumes. A wonderful place

1  Thank john l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This big museum, close to the back of the Temple of Literature, has so much to offer. The historical section has bronze drums, sculptures, Cham art, bronzes & much more. As well as paintings, there are sections on costumes, ceramics & ethnology.

Thank John and Mauree... O
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10 November 2016|
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Response from SwissFella | Reviewed this property |
08:30 to 17:00 (ish)
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Response from Trần V |
30000 VND ~ 1.5 USD for adult. More information is available at the website of the museum (English and French)