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This wonderful unique French-Indochina Art Deco colonial building is worth pay a visit. It was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
shuetshen
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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Could be so much better....

Stunning building, but poorly maintained. Other reviews have mentioned the lack of English... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
vpexplores1
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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The Fine Arts museum is a restored home with sixteen showrooms displaying paintings, pottery, sculpture and even some weapons.
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97A D Pho Duc Chinh, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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829 4441
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This wonderful unique French-Indochina Art Deco colonial building is worth pay a visit. It was built around 1930s for a wealthy Chinese family Hua. Those details and the spatial arrangements make it a masterpiece of the last century. 胡志明美术馆前身是上世纪三十年代建造的私宅,中法风混搭的ArtDeco殖民地建筑,很有独特的气质,比馆藏的当代艺术品好看些许[调皮]

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank shuetshen
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went here after visiting the cu chi tunnels. Arrived just after 4 and they advised that it closed at 5 (not 6pm as on google). For $2 I figured it was still worthwhile. Unfortunately at 4.45 they told us it was time to get...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank BronwynL108
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The art collections are set in a beautiful 1930's building. There are many styles of art here, one of my favourite was the art studio workshops on the ground floor where you can buy pieces. At 30k VND it's very cheap too. I highly recommend...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Northerener100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sad to say when we went it was closed during hours when it should have been open. The outside was very nice and would have loved to see the interior. It looked like it had been closed for some time and was very dirty inside...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank happydevo55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Late flight gave us a chance to go here. The building itself is worth seeing as is art in main building. The lacquer paintings are especially attractive. The other 2 buildings less interesting, though in one when we were there was an exhibition of photos...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank chairmanglasgow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning building, but poorly maintained. Other reviews have mentioned the lack of English information, but there is hardly more in Vietnamese. Some lovely installations and quality souvenirs in the gift shop. Behind the 3 museum buildings there are several galleries with pieces for sale; great...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank vpexplores1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three galleries in three buildings nicely done in an old mansion. No elevators so you will be walking up to three stories using stairs. And no air conditioning, so can be pretty warm. Also, they closed the coffee shop so you will need to go...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CorvallisCowboy
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

I found it relaxing to stop here, after walking trough the city. It was peacefull and the air was not too hot inside. There was some interesting art work reflecting the countrys history. The museum seemed not so well kept, which is a shame.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Outi-on-a-Holiday
Reviewed 31 January 2019 via mobile

Nice architectural but it's is such a shame the building is not well care nor mantain apart from the repaint of exterior. Art work not well conserve, some obvious damage by the weather and temperature. Cheap entrance fee though, but overall a disappoining experience Full...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Luluislander
Reviewed 30 January 2019

Museum provided an interesting look into what they would consider "fine art". Entered on a very warm and humid day anticipating a "fine art museum" that protected their artwork (and visitors) with air conditioning. It's an open air museum and to be honest the architecture...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Leti B
21 August 2018|
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Response from Alice L | Reviewed this property |
30k for an adult. 15k for a child(6-16 ages). Under 6 ages for free
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waget
6 July 2018|
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Response from fairy087 | Reviewed this property |
I do not think it is regular or for public...there is certainly no information. You would have find out as you go! It is School holidays at the moment so you might find there is something but whether there is a place is... More
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Jen C
7 November 2016|
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Response from RayAnh72 | Reviewed this property |
I think John P is correct: I remember that the museum closes for one hour around lunch time. In case you are there at that time, there are pleasant restaurants close by, from the simple but tasty food stalls inside Ben Thanh... More
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