The Best Museums in Vietnam

War Remnants Museum (Ho Chi Minh City)

Formerly called the Museum of American War Crimes, this ever-evolving collection is the face of Vietnam’s war past. Exhibits are insightful and certainly rife with rhetoric, but offer a unique glimpse at propaganda from “the other side and a yin to the heavy yang of Western reporting and documentation of the war years A unique perspective and a must-see.

War remnants museum in Saigon

War remnants museum in Saigon

The Cham Museum (Danang)

This open-air colonial structure houses the largest collection of Cham sculpture in the world.

Da nang museum of Chan Sculpture

Da nang museum of Chan Sculpture

Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts 

This large colonial structure houses a fine collection of new works, historical lacquer and silk paintings, woodblocks, and folk and expressive works in oil.

Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts in Ha Noi

Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts in Ha Noi

 Mo Chi Minh Museum (Hanoi)

Like the War Remnants Museum, the Ho Chi Minh Museum is a battleground of ideology. Located adjacent to his very tomb, the museum tells the tale of the revolutionary from cradle to grave.

President Ho Statue in Ho Chi Minh Museum

President Ho Statue in Ho Chi Minh Museum

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