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Day Visit to Geological Museum

Interesting but can do with a cleanup and better lighting. Description and information can do with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jacques F
Collection, not a museum

Great collection of rock specimens and fossils but is more of a collection rather than a museum... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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“Day Visit to Geological Museum”
15 Jul 2018
“Collection, not a museum”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting but can do with a cleanup and better lighting. Description and information can do with an English addition. Staff was friendly and helpful but still difficult to communicate, if you want to know more take an interpreter with you.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jacques F
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Great collection of rock specimens and fossils but is more of a collection rather than a museum. There is little info to read or any exhibitions. Only spent about 20 mins in here, although it is free so worth a look if you’re in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Greg7798
Reviewed November 11, 2016

This so-called museum is located a 5-minute walk from the opera house in a nice building. However, when you get inside, you notice just how simple and unimpressive the place really is. The guard actually had to walk with us and turn on all the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank TheShis
Reviewed May 11, 2016

Located right behind Hilton Hanoi opera hotel so its easy to find. Housed within a vintage building but what surprised me most is the massive collections of minerals from Vietnam on display. The staffs on duty are friendly and the visit is free of charge.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Danney L
Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

We are geologists. We do not speak Vietnamese. We were nearby and decided to drop in. The staff (1) was very helpful, admission fee was signing the guest book, it was open at lunchtime (unlike the history museum), and it contained a wonderful collection of...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Geoff R
Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

This was closed when I went to view it, they let me it to take some outside photos, the building is a superb structure and I recommend to go and see it.

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed July 12, 2015

This place is absolutely difficult to find. I searched for almost 45 mins walking in circles and asking locals. It's location is not correct on the maps. The best thing I can say is go to the History museum, stand with your back to the...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank 89car0le
Reviewed April 11, 2014

Geological Museum or BẢO TÀNG ĐỊA CHẤT is located at 6 Pham Ngu Lao Ha Noi. Open Mon-Sat from 8-12 am and 1.30-4.30 am. Opposit and shortly walking from History Museum. Free entrance. Can take photo except 3rd floor. The Geological Museum was founded in...More

Date of experience: December 2013
1  Thank Francis P
Reviewed January 23, 2014 via mobile

The geological museum is across the street from the history museum in a fairly large complex. Entry is currently free. At first glance the museum doesn't seem like much, but it actually covers three floors. On the first floor there are a number of small...More

Date of experience: January 2014
1  Thank Shawn_Storm
Reviewed January 14, 2014

After reading the only review on this museum i was determined to see it for myself. It must have changed quite drastically since the first review was written because there were some very interesting explanations in english and many wonderful things to see from a...More

Date of experience: January 2014
1  Thank Michael B
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