Fine arts museum Hanoi
Located in No. 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, just across the street from the Temple of Literature, the Fine Arts Museum in Hanoi can be easily spotted from afar. First built in 1930s as a Girl School for French high-ranked officers in the Indochina, in 1966, it officially became Vietnam Fine Arts Museum where stores many of Vietnamese artistic essences. The museum is valued as one of important national museums that keeping and promoting the cultural heritages of Vietnamese ethnic groups.
Let’s take your step here to discover the whole development of Vietnam’s fine art history via abundant collections of documents, objects, paintings, ceramics, lacquers on display not only in modern Post-war but also dated back so far to pre-history and feudalism time.
There are more than 30 exhibition rooms in the Vietnam Fine Art Museum with plentiful objects: every objects is chosen carefully with unique shape, from a splendid patterns on an ethnic clothes, to the sophisticated bamboo hand-made works, or beautiful “Dong Ho” folk naive paintings, meticulous bronze statues, stone statues, wooden statue etc., all of them seem to reflect the quintessence of Vietnamese multi-ethnic groups.
Opening hours: 8.30-17.00 every day except Monday
Entrance fee: $1.3