Museums in Saigon

Museum stores more than 20,000 documents, exhibits and films, in which more than 1,500 documents, artifacts, films have been applied to introduce in eight thematic exhibition frequently. In 35 years, the Museum has welcomed over 15 million visitors at home and abroad.

Opening hours: From 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
(The ticket counter is closed at 4:30 pm)
The Museum is open daily (including Tet and other holidays)
Add: 28 Vo Van Tan, Ward 6, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: (+84) 08 2203 0682 – (+84) 28 3930 6664

Entrance fee: VND 40,000

Fito Museums – are a couple of first private museums in Vietnam which are devoted to the Traditional Vietnamese Medicine & Pharmacy.

Nearly 3,000 items relevant to traditional Vietnamese medicine dating back to the Stone Age.
An instruments used to prepare a traditional medicine: knives, grinders, mortars and pestles, pots and jars.
An objects found in a traditional pharmacy: scales, cabinet, advertising boards, stamps, tea pots, bowls and other ceramic articles.
A books and documents on traditional Vietnamese medicine.
All museums are equipped with modern audio-visual technology, which regularly shows “A Century of Health Care Experiences” – a documentary film about the history of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine.


41 Hoang Du Khuong Str.,
Ward 12, Dist 10, HCMC, Vietnam
Tel: 028 38642430 – 0986900267 (Thanh Hằng)
Tuesday – Sunday from 8:30AM till 5:00PM.
Monday closed.
Adults: 120,000 VND.
Children (less than 1.2 m): 60,000 VND.

The Fine Arts Museum of HCMC is set inside an exquisite French colonial villa. The first floor hosts rotating exhibits of contemporary art and the second floor features sketches, paintings and statues, many of which focus on resistance to colonial rulers. The third floor shows older works from Vietnam’s history. Check out the antique working elevator that slowly glides its way up the floors.

From Monday to Sunday: 8:00AM – 5:00PM
Add: 97a Pho Duc Chinh, Nguyen Thai Binh Ward, District 1, HCMC
Phone: 028 38216331

Entrance fee: VND 30,000

To understand the history and culture of a land, a country, the first place to visit is Museums – A place to preserve and promote the value of local cultural heritage. The History Museum is a fascinating destination full of such features.
Coming to the History Museum, you will admire the beauty of its building – an ancient architecture built by the French nearly a century ago (1929) with the “innovative Indochina” style. Just 365 steps walking around the Museum, visitors can go through thousands of years of history and culture of Vietnam, understand about the cultural characteristics of the Southern land through a system of permanent exhibition rooms and special topics. The selected collection from over 43,000 documents and artifacts of the Museum, including 12 national treasures introduced at the exhibition rooms will be priceless gifts of historical and cultural knowledge.

Add: 2 Nguyen Binh Khiem, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Phone: (84) (028) 3829 8146 – 3829 0268

From Tuesday to Friday:

Morning: 8:00 – 11:30

Saturday and Sunday:

Morning: 8:00 – 11:30

Afternoon: 13:00 – 17:00 

Entrance fee: 30.000 dongs/ticket

This museum was originally the residence of the Governor of the States and the supreme court and later changed its name. Designed of French neoclassical architecture with beautiful sculptural motifs, Ho Chi Minh City Museum is also a great spot if you love photography.

Not only attracts visitors with its styles, but this museum also displays many valuable artifacts and offers fascinating information. With nine galleries, each room will take you to a historical period and help you fully understand the development of Ho Chi Minh city.


Address: 65 Ly Tu Trong Street, District 1


Opening hour: 8:00AM – 5:00PM
From Monday to Sunday

Entrance fee: 30,000 VND

This museum is dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments of Vietnamese women. The first floor is the most accessible to foreign visitors, with excellent signage in English and French, and displays of traditional crafts and ao dai, Vietnam’s elegant national dress. The other two floors feature photos and stories of notable Vietnamese women in history, as well as the role of women during wartime. Most signage is in Vietnamese.

Add: 200-202 Vo Thi Sau, District 3, HCMC

Phone: 028-3932 7130
Hours: 7.30-11.30am & 1.30-5.30pm
No Entrance fee

Nicknamed the ‘Dragon House’ (Nha Rong), this former customs house was built by the French authorities in 1863. The museum houses many of Ho Chi Minh’s personal effects, including some of his clothing, his sandals and spectacles. Information is available in English. It’s on the waterfront, just across Ben Nghe Channel from District 1; reach it on foot by heading south along the Saigon River then over the bridge.

Add: 1 Ð Nguyen Tat Thanh, District 4

Tuesday to Sunday

Hours: 7.30-11.30am & 1.30-5pm

Entrance fee: VND 10,000

The Ao dai Museum on Long Thuan Street, District 9, was built and designed by fashion designer Sy Hoang. It opened in 2014 and is one of two private museums in Ho Chi Minh City.


Entrance fee: VND 50,000

206/19/30 Long Thuan, Long Phuoc Ward, District 9, Ho Chi Minh City
Contact: 091 472 69 48
Opening hours: 8:30 am – 17:30 pm



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