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Museum of Trade Ceramics

80 Tran Phu St. | Minh An, Hoi An, Vietnam
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Definitely worth a little visit, located in a beautiful old traditional home and very well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tim D
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A little disappointing, unless you're a ceramics buff

A limited collection of ceramics for the enthusiast and some historical records too, but you'd need... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2018
EHinOz
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Hoi An flourished from the 16th to 18th century largely due to its export of ceramics, the history of which is chronicled in this museum.
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80 Tran Phu St. | Minh An, Hoi An, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth a little visit, located in a beautiful old traditional home and very well decorated and later out. Enjoyed the views from the balcony there and had fun educating myself on the local history and seeing some of the machinery that had been used...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

A limited collection of ceramics for the enthusiast and some historical records too, but you'd need to be keen to get much out of the ceramic collection as a layman. However, the ancient house is stunning and well worth a visit in its own right.

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

This museum is also housed in a traditional style Vietnamese style with two stories surrounding a lovely courtyard where every thing feels quiet and serene. The length of time trading in ceramics on the river was amazing. I enjoyed seeing the remains of a sunken...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Went here as part of a guided tour of Hoi An. The guide explained the history of the place and this made it more interesting than it would otherwise have been. I liked looking at the old ceramics and the old carved wood was amazing....More

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

The collection of ceramics in the Museum of Trade Ceramics is only small but nonetheless interesting and the history information makes for interesting reading. The building itself is fabulous. It is a very beautiful building constructed in the traditional Vietnamese architectural style. It is a...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

This is a small museum with limited collection. It helps to explain the trading history of the region. However, the quality of the ceramic is quite average, mainly for everyday use. There are no exceptional pieces there.

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Spent over an hour here, so much of interest to read about the history here and lots of broken pots. Thoroughly enjoyed it and well worth the ticket.

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We viewed this museum as one of five key sites that were part of the Ancient Town visitor pass (we could access any of the sites during our stay in Hoi An). The museum housed a wide range of pottery and ceramics that had been...More

Thank Marina C
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

The model boat is fun and the history of trading in hoi an is actually more interesting than the history of the houses, in my opinion. Worth a ticket.

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

Always very interested in ceramics whether chinese or vietnamese went therevtwice. We enjoyed the lay out and the objects presented. One of my vietnanese students also visited and was very positive about it . A very ontersting place for all who have a heart for...More

Thank Peter V
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