Top 10 best museums for your Hanoi group tours


If you have a whole week visiting Hanoi, museums will be ideal options for Hanoi group tours. Not only can they enrich your knowledge about Hanoi but they will also help you spend more time with your family and friends.

Ho Chi Minh Museum


Ho Chi Minh museum

This is always on the top of the best museums in Hanoi. Ho Chi Minh Museum is the place where President Ho Chi Minh’s exhibits are kept and preserved. You will have a chance to see every detail of his life. The items that he often used every day as well as his articles and outstanding literary works are all displayed in this museum.

  • Location: Number 19, Ngoc Ha Street, Ba Dinh District
  • Open from 8 am to 5 pm.

Vietnamese Women’s Museum


Vietnamese Women  Museum

Women are always the symbols of supreme sacrifices and dauntlessness in Vietnam. Therefore, all of the materials about Vietnamese women are exhibited here, which is a way to honor mothers and wives. You will be surprised at the image of heroic Vietnamese women during wartimes and battles against foreign invaders.

Moreover, the vast contributions of women to the socialist revolution in Vietnam will definitely interest you.

  • Location: Number 36, Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Hoan Kiem District
  • Open from 8 am to 5 pm.

Hanoi Museum


Hanoi Museum

There is one place where unique cultural traits in the capital of Vietnam are shown. It is Hanoi Museum. You will easily see the exceptional beauty of Hanoi – an over-1000-year-old city in this museum.

Most of the exhibits here are from Ly, Tran, and Le Dynasty. Some others are exclusive things that you can only find in Hanoi, one of which is the bones of the turtle in Hoan Kiem Lake. Also, you will be able to see colorful paintings about Hanoi in the old times.

  • Location: Pham Hung Street, Nam Tu Liem District
  • Open from 8.30 am to 5 pm.

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology


Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

This is the destination where tourists can have the best overview of the history and cultures of 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam. The museum is about 4 hectares and divided into 3 main areas. Visiting it, you will have an opportunity to discover the common practice of all Vietnamese ethnic groups, such as how their daily life is or how they have weddings and funerals.

Especially, each group has its own type of house and you can see them as well. For examples: stilt houses, and communal houses.

  • Location: Nguyen Van Huyen Street (opposite Nghia Do Park), Cau Giay District
  • Open from 8.30 am to 5.30 pm.

National Museum of Vietnamese History


National Museum of Vietnamese History

The best place where you can have group tours in Hanoi is National Museum of Vietnamese History. You will have a better understanding of ancient, medieval, and modern times in Vietnam by looking at the exhibits. Each of them has different marks of different periods due to the development of culture, human mind, and workmanship.

The museum keeps a part of the unique culture of people living in Vietnam in general and in Hanoi in particular.

  • Location 1: Number 1, Trang Tien Street
  • Location 2: Number 216, Tran Quang Khai Street
  • Open from 8 am to 4.30 pm

Museum of the Revolution Fighter arrested imprisonment


Museum of the revolution fighter arrested imprisonment

Unlike other museums, the Museum of the Revolution Fighter arrested imprisonment is private-owned. It is the spot where the endless physical pain of the Vietnamese soldiers who were prisoned during wartimes are shown. You will have a chance to witness the crime of the colonists in the old times. Especially, the savage methods that they used to interrogate the soldiers are vividly revealed.

  • Location: Nam Quat Hamlet, Phu Xuyen Town.
  • Open from 8 am to 4 pm.

Vietnam National Museum of Nature


Vietnam National Museum of Nature

Established in 2006, Vietnam National Museum of Nature is the place where the natural values of Vietnam are comprehensively preserved, exhibited, and advertised. Since it was opened by Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, the museum has accepted hundreds of animal samples, many of which are extremely valuable such as opah fish, enormous whale, or bones of a fossil crocodile.

This museum is the best option if you visit Vietnam with your children. They will have a chance in a lifetime to observe and find out the magical changes in nature at different times.

  • Location: Building A20, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet Street
  • Open from 8.30 am to 4.30 pm.

Vietnam Military History Museum


Vietnam Military History Museum

You will find over 16,000 exhibits about Vietnam’s wars in this museum. A great number of them are precious, particularly the MiG21 jet fighter and the T54B tank. Furthermore, Hanoi Flag Pole is situated inside the museum – a famous landmark recognized as a national architectural construction of history in 1990.

When visiting the museum, don’t try to get what the exhibits are. Let them guide you. The historical events that happened in Vietnam will slowly appear in front of your eyes.

  • Location: Number 28A, Dien Bien Phu Street, Ba Dinh District
  • Open from 8 am to 4.30 pm.

Geology Museum

You will find the geological samples in this museum following 3 themes: the geological history of Vietnam and the Earth, the geology and minerals in Vietnam, and the specialized collections. There is a large number of geological as well as paleontological samples and minerals preserved here. Many of them are from Northwestern Vietnam.

The museum is just like a huge collection of natural masterpieces.

  • Location: Number 6, Pham Ngu Lao Street, Hoan Kiem District.
  • Open from 8 am to 5 pm.

Vietnam Fine Arts Museum


Vietnam Fine Arts Museum

Visiting this museum in Hanoi tours, you will have a thorough view on the developing process of fine arts in Vietnam. Numerous large collections of sketches, documents, Champa sculptures, statues of Buddha, and folk paintings are displayed here. Although the materials and exhibits in the museum are a little simple, each of them has its own exclusiveness and will help you have the best Hanoi group tours.

  • Location: Number 66, Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Ba Dinh District
  • Open from 8.30 am to 5pm.

Author Since: Jan 16, 2019

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