Ho Chi Minh Museum


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Ho Chi Minh Museum

Welcome to the Ho Chi Minh Museum! This guide will provide you with all the information you need to plan a successful trip to the Ho Chi Minh Museum in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The museum is dedicated to the life and legacy of Ho Chi Minh, the leader of the Vietnamese revolution and the first president of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. Here, you will learn about the history of Vietnam, the life of Ho Chi Minh, and the impact he had on the country. You will also find information about the museum’s exhibits, activities, and other attractions in the area.

Coming to this tourist destination, visitors can explore the diverse exhibition areas that tell stories of Vietnam’s exciting ups and downs. So, if you’re looking for a unique and educational experience, the Ho Chi Minh Museum is the perfect destination for you.

Ho Chi Minh Museum

How Ho Chi Minh Museum is unique?

Ho Chi Minh Museum is one of the largest in Vietnam, with a total area of up to 18,000 m2, displaying about 12,000 artefacts related to his life and career. The museum at 19 Ngoc Ha, Ba Dinh combines with relics such as the President’s Mausoleum, Presidential Palace, and One Pillar Pagoda to create a series of sightseeing places.

Ho Chi Minh Museum was built in 1973 in the area where he read the Declaration of Independence. This work received sincere help from the former Soviet Union from design to construction.

Ho Chi Minh Museum

Top things to do in Ho Chi Minh Museum

Entering the lobby inside the museum, there is a bronze statue of the President Ho Chi Minh, the statue exuding the charisma of the person who impresses visitors. The museum is displayed according to each stage of Uncle Ho’s life.

The first floor displays artefacts and documents about Ho Chi Minh’s biography, prominent milestones of revolutionary activities and the nation’s construction work, the display space according to themes.

Topic 1:

You will be introduced to his biography in chronological order from birth to death. Beginning with artefacts and images of the homeland of Nghệ and Uncle Ho’s parents and teenagers from 1890 to 1910.

Theme 2:

Next is the arduous departure to find a way to save the country through many countries, through many jobs while studying and studying the way of national liberation from 1911 to 1920.

Themes 3:

Many documents and pictures describing the time he was active in France and contributed to the national and colonial issues as well as one of the first members to join the founding of the French Communist Party.

Theme 4:

You will have access to documents about the period Ho Chi Minh thought was deeply formed and had great changes in practical activities, this was the period when he prepared his personal aspects. ideology, theory, the guideline for the birth of a party in Vietnam, the party representing the first labour class in Vietnam

Theme 5:

Display artefacts in the period when the Communist Party of Vietnam was established to fight and gain independence from the hands of the Nazis and the Colonialists. In addition, there are many documents showing that Uncle Ho’s revolutionary activities were imprisoned in Hong Kong, Guangxi.

Theme 6:

Life period Uncle is deeply attached to the 9-year resistance war in the Northwest mountains to protect the young government from 1945 to 1954.

Theme 7:

Revolving around his diplomatic activities and rebuilding the North and fighting in the South.

Theme 8:

The last documents about Uncle Ho is also the most painful time of the nation when he died forever in 1969.

Theme 9:

Summarize the whole process of operation with the legacy of President Ho Chi Minh to the nation

The second floor is the display of the typical struggles and great victories of the Vietnamese army and people under the leadership of Ho Chi Minh, the exhibits are expanded as a deeper step to understand the owners. The subject is displayed on the 1st floor. From the overview of the world situation and Vietnam to the significance of the Russian October revolution, the meaning of Vietnam’s participation sided with the Allies against the Nazis. of Ho Chi Minh City with the world revolutionary movement… Finally, there are artefacts about Vietnam’s image in the doi moi period up to now.

The 3rd floor thematically displays the historical landmarks of the region and the world that had an impact on the revolutionary ideology and way of operation of the young Nguyen Tat Thanh.

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How to get there?

To move to Ho Chi Minh Museum you can go by private vehicle or refer to some bus routes passing through that point such as Line 09, 18, 33. Ticket price: 10,000 VND / way.

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When is the best time to visit the Ho Chi Minh Museum?

Opening hours: All weekdays except Mondays and Fridays.

  • In the hot season (April to October) the morning is open from 7:30 – 10:30; Afternoon from 13:30 – 16:00. Particularly Saturday, Sunday and public holidays open from 7:30 – 11:00.
  • In the cold season (November to March) the morning is open from 8:00 – 11:00; Afternoon from 14:00 – 16:00. Particularly Saturday, Sunday, public holidays open from 8:00 – 11:30.

Exploring the History of Ho Chi Minh Museum

Ho Chi Minh Museum is a must-see destination for anyone interested in the history of Vietnam. Located in Hanoi, the museum is dedicated to the life and legacy of Ho Chi Minh, the leader of the Vietnamese revolution and the first president of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.

The museum was established in 1990 and is divided into two sections: the Ho Chi Minh Memorial Complex and the Ho Chi Minh Museum. The Memorial Complex is a large complex that includes Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum, a museum, and a park. The mausoleum is the centerpiece of the complex and is where Ho Chi Minh’s body is preserved. The museum is dedicated to Ho Chi Minh’s life and legacy and includes artifacts, documents, and photographs related to his life. The park is a peaceful place to relax and reflect on Ho Chi Minh’s life and legacy.

The Ho Chi Minh Museum is located in the center of Hanoi and is dedicated to the history of the Vietnamese revolution. The museum is divided into four sections: the History of the Revolution, the Life of Ho Chi Minh, the War of Resistance, and the Post-War Period. Each section contains artifacts, documents, photographs, and other materials related to the history of the Vietnamese revolution.

Visitors to the Ho Chi Minh Museum can learn about the history of the Vietnamese revolution, the life of Ho Chi Minh, and the war of resistance. The museum also offers guided tours and educational programs for visitors.

For those taking a short trip in Vietnam, a visit to the Ho Chi Minh Museum is a must. This fascinating museum provides an in-depth look at the history of the Vietnamese revolution, the life of Ho Chi Minh, and the war of resistance. Exploring the museum is an excellent way to gain a deeper understanding of Vietnam’s rich past and the struggles of its people. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience this unique destination during your brief stay in Vietnam.

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For the best tour in Hanoi, be sure to visit the Ho Chi Minh Museum to learn about the fascinating life and enduring legacy of Ho Chi Minh. The museum is a must-see for anyone interested in gaining insight into the history of Vietnam and the struggles of its people. With a wide range of exhibits, activities, and tours, visitors can experience an in-depth exploration of the life and times of Ho Chi Minh, offering a deeper understanding of Vietnam’s rich history and its people’s journey.

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