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Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat)

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Address: 66 Nguyen Thai Hoc St, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
Phone Number: (84.4) 37332131
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This museum was opened in 1966. Though in need of updating, some...

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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Not the most exciting of art galleries,

As someone who isn't huge on art, this was very cool. Found out that I really like lacquer art, don't think I've seen it before. Like how the grouped things by time and talked... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
lindalok
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you want to have a look inside the creative/artistic minds of art from Vietnam over the years, you have to visit this gallery. Various art styles throughout the gallery and for such a cheap entrance fee at that! Only $1.30 Canadian!!! The day I toured the galleries, very few tourists were there and I could savour each gallery quietly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Amazing Vietnamese painters very reminiscent of the French impressionists. Cute still lives with local fruits. There is more old art in the history museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This excellent Fine Arts Museum is housed in two buildings that were once the French Ministry of Information. Treasures abound, including ancient Champa stone carvings and some astonishing effigies of Guan Yin, the thousand-eyed, thousand-armed goddess of compassion. Look out for the lacquered statues of Buddhist monks from the Tay Son dynasty and the substantial collection of contemporary art and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As someone who isn't huge on art, this was very cool. Found out that I really like lacquer art, don't think I've seen it before. Like how the grouped things by time and talked about the influence. Although, I wanted a bit more of those descriptions to learn more. The basement and exhibit by the gift shop can be forgotten,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

various fine arts on exhibition. nice place for those who appreciate and possibly find some ideas of creation

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building itself has a lot of character, and it is interesting to see the history of Vietnam through the evolution of their art.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely building, we went on a hot day and the place did not sell drinks, so our stay was not as long as it probably should have been. Admittance very cheap

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A brief overview of Vietnam's art from antiquity to the 20th century. Not very informative- the artworks were not described or explained in any way.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

located in hanoi vietnam,its a museum showcasing fine arts of vietnam from a range of historic periods...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very interesting to see Viet Nam's history through the eyes of artists. There are some very moving bronzes and stirring pictures here.

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