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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” (112 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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36 Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Hang Bai Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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"important role"
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"women street vendors"
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"several floors"
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"worth a visit"
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"american war"
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"great insight"
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"ethnic groups"
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Reviewed yesterday

Loved this museum. Well explained and divided into themes. Easy to find and in close walking proximity to the prison museum - another recommended stop

Thank hoppiewanderer
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We followed the Trip Advisor review advice and took the audio tour of the museum. Very interesting to see Vietnamese history from a female perspective. Interesting sections on clothes their participation in the wars and home life. My favourite exhibit was actually in the grounds...More

Thank VanessaRoad
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth the visit. Full of interesting facts and artefacts of the lives of the many native inhabitants of Vietnam. A haven from the bustling, polluted streets of Hanoi.

Thank Traveller57England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you have a bit of time to visit Hanoi you should pay a visit to this museum and use the audioguide. I came in almost by chance and I got impressed by how much I could learn about the culture of this amazing country....More

Thank Irene S
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Loved this museum which focuses on the women of Vietnam and consequently gives insight into marriage, family, children and food. Brilliant explanations of the numerous tribes and displays of fantastic costumes and textiles. A really lovely visit and a real connection to the day to...More

Thank walksfar91
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Perfectly located in the right city center. New style of exhibition that most of other museums in Hanoi don't have. Information are well presented in Vietnamese, English and French. You'll learn about Vietnamese history and culture - not only about Viet, but also about other...More

Thank Pham G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We only had 3 nights in Hanoi and highly recommend this museum for its excellent information and layout. We used the audio guides and they were very useful but the display write ups were great too. It may be called the Women’s Museum but it...More

Thank Lynn H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great museum giving some really interesting background and history to women's role in Vietnam. Some great examples of different traditional dress and customs.

Thank lc1985_12
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a big fam of my lonely planet guide. It is my bible whilst travelling,however today I disagreed with it for the first time. This attraction is one of the top places to visit in Hanoi, I would have to disagree... Non attentive staff,...More

Thank georgelovell9
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we would highly recommend a visit to the Women's Museum. It offers a comprehensive history of Vietnamese women and their struggle for independence and equality. Excellent.

Thank Hal H
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TessAntwerp
February 22, 2018|
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Response from njjoaner | Reviewed this property |
We used the audio guide and it took me about 2 hours and my friend closer to 3. The time will also depend on if you want to read every thing. You may not be interested in all aspects covered. It well worth the time and... More
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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.
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Xc N
October 30, 2016|
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Response from Emma M | Reviewed this property |
It was 30 000 dong/$1.30 US
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