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Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat)

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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.
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66 Nguyen Thai Hoc St, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 4 3733 2131
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can easily spend 2 hours going through the various periods of Vietnamese art. It is over three floors and two building so lots of walking required. A lot of the painting are from the modern 1945 onward period and i found these a little...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank srablair
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Fine Arts Museum is housed fairly close to the War Museum. Therefore, logically figures it would be worth visiting both in the same afternoon. The Arts Museum is spread over 2 buildings and is not on the scale of any major European galleries. That...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RicardoBowie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While not a huge collection, the three floors and several galleries show several periods and styles of art. I especially enjoyed the galleries with silk paintings. An audio guide would be helpful as the explanations are very brief.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Leda McIntyre H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful museum with art spanning spanning centuries, well displayed with a brief overview of the various dynasties and how they contributed to the develpment of art in Vietnamese, english and French.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JanetHouston
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although not large, this museum is a wonderful place to spend some time and enjoy quality art. A variety of techniques are demonstrated. Most enjoyable.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Happytraveller604
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our time spent at the Fine Arts Museum was delightful and peaceful, we thoroughly enjoyed the collections of paintings, sculptures and objects ranging from the first century BC to the present day, which are spread out over the three levels of the building. The collections...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a beautiful place with an incredible array of artworks. You could easily spend hours here just wandering around.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Katie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this Museum. Gave us a good overview of the Arts in Vietnam over history. From early eras to end of the 20th Century including Applied Crafts, silk paintings, lacquer engravings, woodblocks and plastercuts, sculptures and oil paintings. After that, we were hungry and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lisazed14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is in the process of being renovated. The museum has about 3,000 items on display, from sculptures to modern art. Spread out in several buildings.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank millie4t
Reviewed 18 January 2019

Easy to follow through the ages and development of the country. Some stunning sculptures and understandably a lot of painting relating to the war. Very interesting showing traditional and modern methods. Something for everyone wether or not an art lover.

Date of experience: November 2018
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24 July 2018|
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Response from BaffledSpaniels | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember seeing any signs about this. But most of the galleries did not have staff in them so I took photos when I was there anyway.
18 July 2017|
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Response from Anise2014 | Reviewed this property |
No, but you can read the tag that IDs each work.
10 November 2016|
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Response from SwissFella | Reviewed this property |
08:30 to 17:00 (ish)