Explore Saigon’s revolutionary past at Ho Chi Minh Museum, an stately arched French colonial style building with two dragons on its roof. Built in 1863 as the former seat of a French cruiser company, the museum details the period in 1911 when young Ho Chi Minh started working for a French steamship. See a model of Admiral Latouche Treville ship and an impressive collection of photograph, documents and artifacts describing the life of the future Vietnamese leader. Get a sweeping view of the Saigon River and check out the statues and conserved artillery pieces in a lovely garden overlooking the river. Ho Chi Minh Museum is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Ho Chi Minh City Edition.
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Ho Chi Minh Museum Reviews
Very interesting propaganda museum on the life and times of Uncle Ho and how he loved the South of Vietnam. its on two floors and is well translated into English so you get a good idea of the place an... more »
Easy access by foot from Quad 1 if you like dodging motorbikes. Museum had interesting artifacts from Uncle Ho and enough English explanations to understand parts of the history. Not necessarily a mus... more »
I am very fond of museums, so every time I visit another city, I always go to the museum. This place is somewhat old, rusty, crude and hot (lots of sweat!), but if you take a breath, a relaxation and a time, it is good to visit museum. Many visitors complain about hot weather. Yes, It is hot in tropical city. We should understand its climate. If you cannot, you may go to the modern building, shopping center. Anyway, it was beautiful time for me in this museum. It may takes over two or three hours to enjoy entire exhibits. Please plan to compose your schedule, your energy, your mood. Remember, the trip is always yours, not others.
It’s nice but I don’t think it’s worth your while if you only have few days in Saigon. Give a brief story about the city, but nothing much. seems that the gallery director is uninspired.
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