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Ton Duc Thang Museum

5 Ton Duc Thang St, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 8 3829 7542
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15 YEARS IMPRISONMENT IN CON DAO

On 26/7/1929, Ton Duc Thang was sentenced to 20 years hard labour by the court overseeing the... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Điền L
via mobile
Good Life History of President Ton Duc Thang

The museum is limited to a few rooms dedicated to documenting the life, struggles and victory of... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Nigel G
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5 Ton Duc Thang St, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

On 26/7/1929, Ton Duc Thang was sentenced to 20 years hard labour by the court overseeing the Barbier Road case. On 2/7/1930, the ship Armand Rousseau deliveried prisoners from Sai Gon to Con Dao including Prisoner Number 5289.20TF Ton Duc Thang. Then, until 23/9/1945, Ton...More

Thank Điền L
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The museum is limited to a few rooms dedicated to documenting the life, struggles and victory of Uncle Ton. The first room shows gifts he received during his presidency from many nations. The upstairs rooms show portraits made from various materials. The main room displays...More

1  Thank Nigel G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The entree is free. If you don't know the history, it may be time wasted for you. One thing I experienced is that many of the museums close during lunch time sometime between 11am to 1:30pm. So plan accordingly.

1  Thank Niranjan H
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Uncle Ton was the president of North Vietnam after Ho. Apparently he is loved by the people even if unknown anywhere else in the world. Not many customers in the morning and the exhibits were hagiographic and mundane other than their connection to Uncle Ton....More

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

The exhibition is helping the viewers an overview on the formed situation of Vietnam National Assembly as well as the great contribution of Uncle Ton to the resistance war and national construction, gradually building people's democratic regime in Vietnam

2  Thank Điền L
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Because this museum was close to where we were staying, and had walked by the entrance a few times, we decided to check it out. Fortunately at no cost. Over a couple of storeys, the architecture and view of the river from the second floor...More

Thank geromam
Reviewed 9 September 2015

A museum about Ton Duc Thang. "About who?" you would say? Yes exactly. This summarises well the interest that you would have to go to this museum if you are not a passionate and really smart expert of Vietnam's history. This is a collection of...More

1  Thank Fabiodelsgn
Reviewed 6 March 2015

The museum has a rich collection of over 600 items, photos and documents related with the life of the former president of Vietnam. This museum, dedicated to the President Ton Duc Thang, who is commemorated as a great fighter and model patriot, is an important...More

1  Thank Charlise B
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Found this museum by default and its well worth seeking out, it's situated in the waterfront and very easy to miss, look out for the"zest cafe" and it's next door. No entry charge and as the only visitors we got a private viewing. It's is...More

4  Thank ggmck186338
Reviewed 27 May 2014

This review is late. We stumbled upon the Ton Duc Thang Museum while walking along Ton Duc Thang Street. It is a small museum in honor of one of Vietnam's leader. There was nobody there when we visited so we took our time looking at...More

3  Thank pinoytraveller2
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