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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“family life” (106 reviews)
“audio guide” (92 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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 3 days ago

Interesting place to spend a few hours especially on a hot afternoon. The audio tour was a worthwhile addition and not that expensive.

Thank marcnels0n
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a wonderfully curated museum. They have amazing English audio guides and it's really so informative. What blows you away is really the content of the museum. Women in Vietnam have had such a rich history. I had no idea how involved women were...More

Thank Tasha S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was quite an eye opener despite Vietnam being a very patriarchal society this museum goes on to show the vital role is women as guerrillas fighting in the war and the sacrifes they made. It explains the marriage ceremony and the role of the...More

Thank Crystal C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Covers a lot of different aspects of Vietnamese women's life. Not huge, but quite varied. Also great just to see a museum centered around women! Worth a visit.

Thank Evan I
Reviewed 4 days ago

A visit to the Vietnamese Women's Museum offers insights that help the visitor appreciate and make sense of the culture and history of Vietnam. Take time to explore, read, and also to watch the video presentations. The most interesting part for us (a group of...More

Thank Blonde V
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We watched some films on the street vendors here that ruined us. So sad. The museum itself is wondeful! My favourite of all in Hanoi, but I wanted to cry every time I saw a street vendor for the whole week after. 😔 Such a...More

Thank lovelefox
Reviewed 5 days ago

Some spectacular photos currently displayed in a temporary exhibition ("Ageless Beauty") at the entrance. A whole museum to celebrate the contribution made by Vietnamese women to their country's progress and achievements. As far as I know, the only museum of its kind in the world....More

Thank BainesTraveller
Reviewed 6 days ago

With the family and friends and delighted by the vibrant atmosphere and intelligent layout and content, providing an absorbing visit

Thank Pradiphat
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

3 levelled building with a theme on each. The traditional family life, marriage practices and after birth practices were interesting but the best bit was reading about the roles of Vietnamese women in the revolution, French invasion and American war. I had no idea about...More

Thank Bec R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great museum, well worth a visit to gain an insight into the life of Vietnamese women. It also has a very reasonably priced gift shop selling handmade items

Thank Kati S
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Jessica M
June 26, 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
October 30, 2016|
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Response from Emma M | Reviewed this property |
It was 30 000 dong/$1.30 US
September 5, 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.