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Address: 19 Ngoc Ha St | Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam
Phone Number: 84 4 846 3572
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: Existing in the same complex with "Uncle Ho's" mausoleum, the Ho Chi Minh...
Existing in the same complex with "Uncle Ho's" mausoleum, the Ho Chi Minh Museum provides a comprehensive overview of his life and leadership for Vietnamese independence from the early 1940s until his death in 1979.
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A little bit of history does not hurt

As any museum it has was it needs to have. You can see what this man did for his country and then you will understand why they loved him so much. It's very cheap to get in... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Bogota, Colombia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

As any museum it has was it needs to have. You can see what this man did for his country and then you will understand why they loved him so much. It's very cheap to get in (25.000 VND = 1.20 USD) It's worth it if you're in the area but don't cross the whole country to go there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

I have had a war overload after being in Vietnam for 4 weeks. Go here if you are interested in Vietnam history and avent been in Vietnam fo too long.

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Surrey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

no denying this man was important to the modern vietnam, BUT This museum is a completely biased view on this man, his regime and his legacy. The people in the north regard him as an infallible Saint. This diminishes ( obviously) as you travel south. Unless you are a political history fan avoid. We did the lot, mausoleum, palace and... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A modern building, with a very modest entrance fee - we caught a taxi from out hotel and arrived at the museum, not sure what to expect, but found that we actually learnt more about Ho Chi Mihn than we thought - the museum is all about him and his work to liberate Vietnam and his vision for a united... More 

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Very bizarre collection of exhibits and artwork that didn't really tell me any more about Ho Chi Minh himself and is a very weird contrast to the solemnity of the mausoleum and the beauty of the presidential palace. If you are on your way out of the mausoleum it's worth a visit if only to concoct your own reasons for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Most museums in Vietnam weren't that nice. However, Ho Chi Minh, the most revered man in Vietnam has a beautiful museum. It is multileveled and is right next to the One Pillar Pagoda, the Presidential Palace and of course, the mausoleum. It at least has English, is clean and is nicely done. While I don't revere Ho Chi Minh as... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Ho Chi Minh is a revered figure here and this museum tells the visitor a lot about his life and the liberation of Vietnam. The museum is modern and fills several floors. I actually found the second floor a bit dizzying--a combination of the way it was lighted and what seemed at points to be a jumble of displays. But... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Actually part of the mausoleum tour, you visit the museum afterwards. Although the displays are a version of the truth, I wish that the displays were more reflective of both sides of the history. Interesting to see, but like all museums I have been to in Hanoi, take this with a grain of salt. Actually, take a sack.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Just have your kleenex ready. I have never been into a museum with so many people and it be that quiet and everyone is engaged in the photos and displays. It is a quick reality check into the wars that have been fought and the sacrifices served. I will agree that some of the signage is a bit pro vietnamese... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Good to visit to understand and appreciate the struggle of the Vietnamese , Lesson in History More local visitors than Foreign Tourist

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