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Vietnamese Women's Museum

36 Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Hang Bai Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 4 3825 9936
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Focused on the contribution of women to Vietnam's history and culture, this museum highlights their roles in Vietnam's many military conflicts as well as in commerce, including features on female street vendors, women's role in the family, and more recently, single mothers in Vietnam.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
36 Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Hang Bai Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 4 3825 9936
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great museum on the role of women in the war, different marriage traditions, typical work etc. all the labels and explanations are also in English and French. Cool photo exhibition on outside. Lots of fans going so a nice break from the heat. Good gift...More

Thank Caroline R
Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum is has 5 floors and is something that everyone must go and see. The interior is beautiful and shows many historical influences that women have played in Vietnam as well as the current influences. It costs 30,000 dong to go in which is...More

Thank Amira K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely museum with thoughtful exhibits. Good signage in English and French with historical perspective. Nice gift shop and cafe on site. Very reasonable at 30k entrance price. We spent about 1.5 hours very leisurely.

1  Thank jenabaintheworld
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Definitely recommend a visit here. It explains so much about the war and the role of women during it. Very well presented too

1  Thank Veryan Y
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really inspiring and informative Absolutely loved the photography exhibition of these courageous and very special women

1  Thank Jane M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went as a part of our tour, and found this an interesting diversion. There were displays throughout the smallish building, and we did not need much more than the 30 odd minutes we had here. A big focus on women involve in the war,...More

1  Thank Kelvin L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited here with another family. 4 kids all up. The kids and adults found the museum really interesting, there was something for everyone from examples of traditional clothing to stories of inspirational Vietnamese women.

1  Thank Brett K
Reviewed 5 days ago

The museum was an interesting cultural and historical experience in Hanoi! We paid an entrance fee and also received the audio for translation. Unfortunately, it was extremely hot and the place only had fans rather than AC, thus we recommend to dress lightly. The museum...More

1  Thank John L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited today after reading all the great reviews. My first museum in Hanoi. It was an excellent starting point. Definitely take the audio guide - the wonderful nuggets of information and stories are just beautiful. I spent 3 hours here. Around the corner is O'Learys...More

1  Thank Neel5
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visit this museum for insight into Vietnamese family life and particularly the lives of women. The video of female street traders was fascinating and eye-opening and that alone was worth the entrance fee. Take some time out of busy Hanoi for some quiet time in...More

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Jessica M
26 June 2017|
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Response from Deninicknat61 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does. Make sure for the little extra you do the audio as it is well worth listening to the stories.
Xc N
30 October 2016|
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Response from Emma M | Reviewed this property |
It was 30 000 dong/$1.30 US
5 September 2016|
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Response from Kevin J | Reviewed this property |
I think it is 8am to 5pm. I recommend the morning if walking in August.