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Fine Arts Museum

97A D Pho Duc Chinh, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
829 4441
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Half-Day Ho Chi Minh Art Tour
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The Fine Arts museum is a restored home with sixteen showrooms displaying paintings, pottery, sculpture and even some weapons.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average24%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“modern art” (41 reviews)
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97A D Pho Duc Chinh, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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829 4441

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

The Fine Arts Museum of Ho Chi Minh City is well worth a visit. It's one that grows on you as you go around. It has a long way to go to catch up with it's equivalent in Hanoi where the climate controls makes for...More

Thank Nigel G
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I think I enjoyed this exhibit more because of the beautiful old building it is housed in. Nice surrounding gardens and easy to get to from Ben Thannh Market area.

Thank jenny H
Reviewed 4 August 2017

It is a series of 3 buildings with different exhibitions in each one. The main centre is not free but there are more exhibits. The building itself is not that well maintained but the artwork is very impressive. It gives you an idea of the...More

Thank wondering_UK_nomad
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

I visited after a tiring morning. Still I enjoyed the paintings, mostly about Vietnam's struggle for independence. But, the artifacts in Building 3, from 1st to 20th Century was my highlights.

Thank Mani M
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Built in the early 1930s, this building is a wonderful example of French architecture. I probably enjoyed the building more than the art if I'm being honest. Apart from a few exceptions, we found the art to be all very muted in colour. the subject...More

Thank Mr_Mrs_Melbourne
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Every building has a story and specific energy. The Fine Arts Museum of Ho Chi Minh city definitely has a strong one. The building of the museum is a piece of art itself and for the travelers who are in search of beautiful architecture and...More

Thank Haykuhi T
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended. We are here twice. An oasis of calm amongst the chaos of the city. The art museum was closed but the cafe was worth the walk anyway.

1  Thank Kimberley S
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The Fine Arts Museum is a MUST! An incredibly beautiful and historic building, showcasing the Vietnamese history and culture. Grand elegance, especially for an evening private event.

Thank lynWollongong
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

The building is beautiful and deserves a visit by itself! The painting in exhibition are irregular, some very good, most of then just ok. After your visit, I recommend a cafe or tea at the art cafe. Great place and coffees

Thank Carol O
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

It is located around five minutes walk from Ben thanh market. I went there on 19 June 2017. The square in front of the building was under renovation. The appearance of the building was attractive. There were water colour paintings and oil paintings inside the...More

1  Thank Wingc633
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I think John P is correct: I remember that the museum closes for one hour around lunch time. In case you are there at that time, there are pleasant restaurants close by, from the simple but tasty food stalls inside Ben Thanh... More
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Open : 9am-5pm Tue-Sun. Closed on Monday.
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