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Good exhibits on Khmer and Chinese contributions to the Mekong Delta's development, also interesting is a small exhibit on local watercraft.
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No 1 Hoa Binh Street, Tan An Ward, Ninh Kieu District, Can Tho 92000, Vietnam
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

Very few history museums keep me interested for more than an hour, but this is one of them. Spanning hundreds of years you got a real sense for the history of the city, all the difficulties the people endured, how they fared during different occupations...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jandc5744
Reviewed May 20, 2018

Free admission, small museum, many old photos of the Vietnam war, reflecting the US military operations in the Mekong Delta. Small boats used to patrol the small but numerous waterways in the Delta. Few of the exhibits have English translation. Museum contains many old objects...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank telcom3
Reviewed January 30, 2018

A small museum in a reasonably interesting building. Lots of old and oldish implements and things to look at, lots of old imagery. Unfortunately only about half the museum has English translations for displays. It is free, so definitely worth a visit if you are...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Al M
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

Currently including a special exhibition being 50 years from the TET offensive in 1968 this museum is an interesting peek into the 20c history of the delta. Some but not all captions are in English.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 4, 2018

The museum tells the story of some of the things that went on in this province during the Vietnam war. There are many old objects of life in the Mekong Delta.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Kurt N
Reviewed November 28, 2017

A very modern museum with a great deal of helpful English signage. Tells the history of the Mekong Delta's people through their many wars and conflicts. Also nice history of local ethnic groups, costumes, work and artifacts. Don't Miss It if down in Can Tho.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank David B L
Reviewed October 22, 2017

The museum is free, convenient if you're in central Can Tho, and moderately interesting. There are amusing dioramas and some artifacts, professionally oresented. Nothing outstanding, nothing that you can't miss. Best items are the photos of Can Tho in 1900 and 1920.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Charon666
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

As is free its worth a walk around if you're in the area. Majority of photos have english translation but not the exhibits. Was interesting to learn more about the revolution and over throw of the French. Good to see Vietnam is investing in research...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank r0sslynf
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

We went on a Friday when it's supposedly closed. Was open 6am til 11am and free of charge. A decent ethnographic display of Vietnamese history with a strong focus on the different wars with Cambodia, America and China. Limited English signage apart from outside where...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank KirstieC
Reviewed May 3, 2017

The museum displays some models like a Chinese drugstore with the herbalist giving herbals for the patient, ancient objects of Oc Eo culture and photos about the wartime and the history of Can Tho. Actually there are a lot of things to see just the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Tra Linh C
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