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Museum of Folklore

33, Nguyen Thai Hoc, Hoi An, Vietnam
+84 510 3910 948
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More a shop than a musuem

Rather average with more places to ask for your money than to show folk culture. The building is... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Auckland Central, New Zealand
via mobile
Total rip-off if you shop

This is a small museum about silk and how it is made (which is not a specialty from Vietnam, i have... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Coralie D
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33, Nguyen Thai Hoc, Hoi An, Vietnam
+84 510 3910 948
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Rather average with more places to ask for your money than to show folk culture. The building is impressive and worth a look if you have a spare ticket on your city tour ticket.

Thank Tabatha1998
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

This is a small museum about silk and how it is made (which is not a specialty from Vietnam, i have better silk making museum in my hometown Lyon, France). And straight after explaining the process to make silk (about 4mn) the lady took us...More

Thank Coralie D
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

It's a folklore museum. Big and long two story building. Old style old house. Many antiques inside. Can go up 2nd floor. Mid garden inside house. Can feel how they live in this house a little bit.

Thank Dona_Natasha
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This is awesome place to me research and explore about previous Vietnamese culture .Here really is palace for foreigner come and enjoy the diffrent .

Thank Thủy Y
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Got swindled which is part of the deal for being a tourist but the mark up for the items being offered by the vendors on the ground floor was 4 times the price right across the street.

Thank johndjohnd
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I had a fairly quick visit to this small museum in Hoi An towards closing time. There were a few interesting displays of miscellaneous Vietnamese cultural material inside, nothing too exciting in itself. A short visit will probably be sufficient for most people unless this...More

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The Museum of Folk Culture is in the heart of Hoi An's Ancient Town. It is accessed using one of the Ancient Town entrance tickets. The Museum is a 19th century house over two floors with displays of local items, notably materials. The lighting of...More

1  Thank Malarchy
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

It's a good 30 minute walk around. You don't really need a guide as there are signs written on each artifact. Nice pieces of Hoi An culture and history, basically a general overview of the other places you will see around Hoi An.

Thank Januspaggers
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This is one of the more interesting houses in the old town. Local family history and photos show the generations passing through. Next to the Japanese bridge it is easy to find.

Thank Russ514
Reviewed 1 September 2016

If you want to experience a Vietnamese merchant's house just like it must have been 200 years ago you must visit this house. It only takes 20 minutes or so. Very nice wooden walls and ceilings. Goods for sale not too interesing. The house lies...More

1  Thank hansdrenth
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