Ho Chi Minh Museum

Posted by oanhnt at 04-04-2010 06:12:11

This museum is located near Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum. It was completed on 19 May 1990 for the anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh's birthday. The museum is a four-story building covering a total area of 10,000m2 and designed in the shape of a lotus flower as a symbol of President Ho's noble character.

The main showroom displays 117,274 documents, articles, pictures and exhibits illustrating the historical events that took place during President Ho Chi Minh's life, as well as important events that occurred in the rest of the world since the end of the 19th century.

The museum contains other rooms such as a library, a large hall, meeting rooms and research rooms.

Since its opening, the museum has welcomed millions of local and international visitors. It is open daily from 8am to 11am and 1.30am to 4.30pm. Photography is forbidden. Cameras and bags must be left at the reception.

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