The Hoi An museum is one of the most important museums in Vietnam that portrays the vibrant history of the country. The museum is home to exquisite collection artefacts, works of art and other exhibits. Read on to know more about this ethnographic museum.
The Museum was established in 1989 and was first located at 7 Nguyen Hue Street and the building that was used as the museum is the Quan Am (Guan Yin) Pagoda. After being relocated, the museum today stands at 10B Tran Hung Dao Street.
The Artefacts and Art collection
The museum is home to a collection of over 335 exhibits that includes pottery, ceramics, bronze, iron, paper, wood, etc. Most of the artefacts showcased here belong to Champa and Dai Viet period and some of the artefacts here even date back to the prehistoric times.
Other facts and attractions
The Hoi An city itself is marked as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and it is worth a stroll before you visit the museum. The old museum was Located inside the Quan Am Pagoda which is one of the most distinctive buildings in the city that boasts a traditional architectural design and this also a place worth visiting,
Getting there and Accommodations
Located on the banks of the Thu Bon River, The Hoi An museum is one of the easily accessible places in the city. The museum is located amidst Hoi An old town hotels which can be a good accommodation choice to save some money. If you are looking for a comfortable place to stay and you are not concerned about spending some extra bucks you can stay at a luxury resort the likes of Anantara Hoi An Resort.
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