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Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat)

66 Nguyen Thai Hoc St, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 4 3733 2131
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This museum was opened in 1966. Though in need of updating, some interesting artifacts are on display in its three floors organized chronologically.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“vietnamese art” (102 reviews)
“modern art” (26 reviews)
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66 Nguyen Thai Hoc St, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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+84 4 3733 2131
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"vietnamese art"
in 102 reviews
"lacquer paintings"
in 33 reviews
"modern art"
in 26 reviews
"interesting collection"
in 15 reviews
"love art"
in 9 reviews
"stone carvings"
in 7 reviews
"art pieces"
in 7 reviews
"subject matter"
in 7 reviews
"gift shop"
in 20 reviews
"worth a visit"
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"rainy day"
in 15 reviews
"on display"
in 22 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 16 reviews
"beautiful building"
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"for sale"
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"two hours"
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"vietnam history"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was a pleasant surprise. We did not know what to expect and therefore enjoyed the visit; spent there more than 2 hours. You will like unique paintings on the silk and lacquer paintings, the sculptures of Buddha and ceramic work. Being inside this beautiful...More

Thank EarlyRetirementAbroa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Fine Arts Museum in Hanoi is an ideal way to see what Vietnamese fine arts. It is located across the temple of Literature. The 3-storey museum has statues from Buddhism, the statues and paintings that depict war times and Vietnamese local life. As the country...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful surprise. We visited not knowing what to expect. This museum has the most wonderful and moving art exhibition as well as providing an insight into the history of Vietnam- the past of Vietnam is underappreciated and this exhibition helps bridge this gap...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was a bit disappointed by this museum. The collection was interesting but quite limited. There was a contemporary artist exhibiting on the ground floor which was really interesting.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great museum displaying paintings, statues, woodcarvings, traditional clothes. Very interesting to see the Vietnamese art, a must go if you like musea!

Thank Jur J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Medium sized museum with a wide range of Vietnamese art dating from prehistory to the current era. Within easy walking distance from the Temple of Literature and has a café attached. Covers painting, sculpture, decorative art, ceramics and folk art. Not too big or small-...More

Thank andrea r
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to cross a very busy road from the Temple of Literature to get here, but it was worth it. The outside of the building is beautiful. The art is well presented with labels in Vietnamese, English and French. There is a great range...More

Thank Larry S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked to this museum and discovered a gem. The variety of art was good and covered a wide selection of Vietnamese periods and artists. The gift shop had s good selection of items some of which were half the price of similar items in...More

Thank Dashrw
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A 3 storeys colonial building, displayed of Vietnam’s Fine Art and voyage of historical period. A traditions of Champa stone carving, wood carving, paintings and collection of artefact of various dynasties and emperors from various province are kept here on display. The impressive exhibit of...More

Thank KianHian L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

...but the older, ancient collections are presented mostly without context in a fairly pedestrian manner. Some beautiful sculptures admittedly but However, as mentioned in the title, the more recent stuff is wonderful and very interesting. Quite a few of the less propaganda-ish paintings are just...More

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08:30 to 17:00 (ish)
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30000 VND ~ 1.5 USD for adult. More information is available at the website of the museum (English and French)
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