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Ho Chi Minh Museum, Hanoi

3.2
#5 of 55 in Museums in Hanoi
Hailed as one of the nation's most resourceful museums, Ho Chi Minh Museum elaborates the life the Vietnamese Communist revolutionary leader. Opened in 1990, the complex houses a collection of artifacts and memorabilia divided into chronological topics, painting a portrait of the man who led Vietnam to its independence. As you progress from one topic to another, you'll learn about Ho Chi Minh's upbringing, youth, education, fight for a unified nation and release from colonial bondage, and posthumous influence. Take a guided tour to acquire more details and hear interesting trivia about one of Vietnam's most prominent political figures. To visit Ho Chi Minh Museum and other attractions in Hanoi, use our Hanoi route planner.
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  • This is a historic place yet still functioning There is a big clock in the mid of building There are counters that is still working Inside the museum, there are items sold as souvenirs You will find....  more »
  • Everything has been preserved so well in these beautiful clean gardens. See where Hi Chi Minh lived and operated from. Interesting to hear if his history and that if the buildings . Only spent...  more »
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  • One of the most amazing museums I have ever set foot in, and definitely worth the trip. The displays are so interesting and breathtaking. I would definitely recommend spending a day here just looking around both the museum and the site it's on.
  • What made this experience wonderful is we had a 10 year old tour guide who was there and wanted to practice his English. He was wonderful and was an endless fountain of knowledge. I loved his enthusiasm for his country and his desire to learn and issue English - which was terrific. He deserves a 5 star review lol. If you're not so lucky, it's a fine museum to explore Uncle Ho after visiting the mauseleum. Displays are also in English so you can follow along. It's obviously a favorable account, so don't go in expecting anything critical. A lot of reading with some personal artifacts and displays about the different eras of his life. Interesting gallery with propaganda posters was a highlight.
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