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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 6 days ago via mobile

We came here to escape the rain and we fell in love with the museum! A beautiful arrangement of fine paintings, from past right up until the Vietnam war. You can do the museum in a couple of hours, plus it’s right near the Hanoi...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank stephaniewalden1992
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There's a lot of different types of works of art to see here, and they're all so interesting and lovely! This is absolutely worthwhile.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ORSLaMarcheuse
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic The art and history were eye opening. The art depicted the history of Vietnam and the war.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank oldandshort
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the museum on my last day in Hanoi. I wish I had visited it first thing when in town. The museum has pieces from the very early history of Vietnam and pieces of modern art. The wars against the French and American are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Niro K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The war-themed paintings were very moving. Good organization and presentation of the works with some English descriptions,

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank B_and_E_Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hanoi has a very nice Fine Arts Museum. It is not packed with everything Vietnam has to offer. They kept it simple. The main part of this collection are paintings, water colors and painted prints. On the first floor they have sculptures. The annex also...More

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank Berichthier214
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth visiting for the incredible sculptures on the ground floor. Some amazing Buddhas in particular. For me, the paintings section upstairs was less interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NickH1165
Reviewed 10 November 2018

We visited the Fine Arts Museum a few years ago. In my travel log, I wrote that the couple of hours we'd spent there hadn't been enough, so next trip we're planning to spend an entire morning or afternoon. It offers a fascinating spectrum of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lim1006
Reviewed 10 November 2018

It's a good mixture of old and new art and very enjoyable. Some of the paintings are hard to see as the colors already got dark/faded, but overall it gives a very good impression on art in SE Asia. I especially enjoyed the lacqered paintings...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank janastravels
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Spent around an hour here looking at the spot art. In general, there weren't lots of folks around and definitely the pathway through the gallery is somewhat of confusion but one may get lots of artworks to see. There is certainly a major emphasis on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sparks K
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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)