Museum of Vietnamese History

9 / 10

6 expert reviews

“Perhaps the most interesting aspect of the History Museum is the building in which it is housed, which dates back to 1929 and blends both European colonial and Oriental design features.”

– Frommer's

Concierge Concierge
"This museum reminds Western tourists that Vietnam is a country, not a war, with a history stretching back to prehistoric times."
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"Built in the 1920s, this beautiful structure houses an interesting range of items from Vietnam’s long history." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
3 Stars
"A journey back in time, from the Palaeolithic era to the 20C, awaits visitors to this museum, where an impressive collection of items from the country's different civilisations are displayed." Full review
Fodor's Fodor's
"This slightly neglected museum is in a beautiful colonial building inside the grounds of Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens, with various galleries dedicated to different eras." Full review