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“A bit tired”
Review of Hoi An Museum

Hoi An Museum
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Ranked #77 of 133 things to do in Hoi An
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The Quan Yin pagoda houses this history museum that contains artifacts covering two thousand years of Hoi An culture.
Reviewed February 21, 2013

The museum is set in a lovely old building, but the displays and written explanations are a bit tired and dusty and in need off a good clean up. A peaceful spot to spend half an hour.

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Reviewed December 26, 2012

I think it would have been better if I were part of a tour group. It's filled with artifacts, but small placards that don't do it much justice. Other groups had tour guides, but I was reluctant to join because I didn't know if these were hired private guides and I would be imposing.

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Reviewed December 17, 2012

Good place to learn about Hoi An. Take about an hour to look through slowly all the stuff. There is even an early 19th century map by the British on the region!

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Reviewed December 11, 2012

A nice quick overview of the towns history, set in a beautiful old building. If you have a spare 15 minutes then why not.

Thank Dave S
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Reviewed September 23, 2012

4 floors, intro, geography, history, war, culture. It's a new building and not much advertised.
Most of the displays are surprisingly well done; most, but not all. I'm not much interested in the war stuff, so I walked quickly thru that floor. I liked the 4th floor which is about Vietnamese culture the best.( fishing, agriculture, baskets, tribes...) The museum is free, but it is really really HOT. You can buy bottled water, unrefrigerated, from the locked, unplugged refrigerator case behind the front desk for 10,000.

Thank justmaybe
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