The best way to delve into Vietnam history from prehistory to present is on this Hanoi Museum Day Tour. This tour is the great combination of top famous museum in Hanoi including History Museum housed in colonial French style or Women Museum. If you art-lover, Fine Art Museum should not be missed in this tour.
 

Duration: Full day
Departure date: Daily
Start/End: Hotel in Hanoi/ Hotel in Hanoi
Tour type: Private tour

 
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Pick up at hotel in Hanoi, we will have full day exploring some of the most interesting museums in Hanoi. We first visit History Museum which is behind the Opera House. Here we will have short stop outside the theatre, which is considered one of the most beautiful French-style buildings in the city. On arrival at History Museum which housed in French colonial style, our Museum-guide will show us the history of Vietnam from the prehistory to the present.

Hanoi History Museum

Hanoi History Museum

Continue to the Woman Museum, one voted among the best 10 things must-see sites in Hanoi by the Tripadvisor, the museum house more than 1000 exhibits, photos and objects show the role of Vietnamese women from the past to the present, in the war and in their daily life. The next museum is the Fine Arts Museum which first opened since 1966 and also is one the most important museums in Hanoi that house the country’s contemporary arts like paintings, sculptures, traditional arts. With a little luck, we may see one Art Exhibition which is regularly operated in the museum.

Hanoi Fine Arts Museum

Hanoi Fine Arts Museum

After lunch in a restaurant near the museum, we will drive to the Museum of Ethnology, which is widely acknowledged as the best in the country and has an extensive display dedicated to Vietnam’s 54 Ethnic minority peoples. The last museum in our tour today is ‘Hoa Loa Prison Museum’. Hoa Lo is also known as the ‘’Hanoi Hilton’’ and was where former US presidential candidate John McCain was incarcerated for over 5 years. We end our tour at around 4.30 at the hotel.

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

What’s Included?

  • English speaking guide (other language/s upon requested)
  • Entrance fees & permits for places listed in itinerary
  • A/c Transportation with experienced driver
  • Lunch at local restaurant (please advise if you have special request for food)
  • Reasonable supply of bottled of water

What’s Excluded?

  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional activity costs
  • Others not mentioned