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A small museum in the Ancient town with ceramics from excavations and ship wrecks predominantly... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2019
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Built in 1858, the building housing the Museum of Trade Ceramics is an elegant example of... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2019
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Hoi An flourished from the 16th to 18th century largely due to its export of ceramics, the history of which is chronicled in this museum.
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80 Tran Phu St. | Minh An, Hoi An, Vietnam
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Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

A small museum in the Ancient town with ceramics from excavations and ship wrecks predominantly 18C and from Hoi An Not a long visit

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank hem0116
Reviewed May 6, 2019

Built in 1858, the building housing the Museum of Trade Ceramics is an elegant example of traditional Vietnamese workmanship which has been kept in first-class condition. There are many antique pieces exhibited including some from a ship wrecked in nearby waters in 1733 and pottery...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 22, 2019 via mobile

Unless you're especially interested in ceramics and archaeology there isn't very much in the exhibits to hold you (definitely don't bother with the audio tour). But the house itself is lovely, and a better example of an ancient Hoi An house than the much-touted Tan...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Visited Museum of Ceramics. It has a wide collection of ceramic artefacts from all over Asia showing the rich past history of Hoi An as a trading port.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pkh_travels
Reviewed June 30, 2018

I love Asian ceramics, so delicate and beautiful, so I had big expectations for this museum. What they have here is a very limited collection of mainly broken, dull pieces of ceramics from archeological digs. The best thing about this museum was the central courtyard...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank chuckymustdie
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth a little visit, located in a beautiful old traditional home and very well decorated and later out. Enjoyed the views from the balcony there and had fun educating myself on the local history and seeing some of the machinery that had been used...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 260timd
Reviewed May 9, 2018

A limited collection of ceramics for the enthusiast and some historical records too, but you'd need to be keen to get much out of the ceramic collection as a layman. However, the ancient house is stunning and well worth a visit in its own right.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank EHinOz
Reviewed May 7, 2018

This museum is also housed in a traditional style Vietnamese style with two stories surrounding a lovely courtyard where every thing feels quiet and serene. The length of time trading in ceramics on the river was amazing. I enjoyed seeing the remains of a sunken...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed March 27, 2018

Went here as part of a guided tour of Hoi An. The guide explained the history of the place and this made it more interesting than it would otherwise have been. I liked looking at the old ceramics and the old carved wood was amazing....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank CheekyLondon
Reviewed February 20, 2018

The collection of ceramics in the Museum of Trade Ceramics is only small but nonetheless interesting and the history information makes for interesting reading. The building itself is fabulous. It is a very beautiful building constructed in the traditional Vietnamese architectural style. It is a...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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June 30, 2019|
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Need to buy an old town ticket which costs $5 and get you into all the museums