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The Vietnamese Women’s Museum held a ceremony on May 17 in Hanoi to receive roughly 500 artifacts donated by Mark Rapoport, a doctor from the United States, and his family.

Hue to have new museum about the Huong River

A museum of ancient pottery will open at the end of this year in the central province of Thua Thien Hue. The museum will be filled with pieces collected by Vietnamese-born German Thai Kim Lan.

Digital technology bringing museums back to life

The museum sector is making use of the advancements of the Fourth Industrial Revolution to attract visitors. Bui Hoai Son, Director of the Vietnam National Institute of Culture and Arts talks on this issue.

Da Nang museums attracting domestic visitors with free entry policy

Due to COVID-19, museums around the country have welcomed substantially fewer visitors. 

Vietnamese farmers’ creativity to be showcased in museum

A plan to construct a museum specialised in the agriculture of the Mekong Delta has been approved by the People’s Committee of the southern province of Vinh Long.

Museum boosts preservation of national treasures

Currently, 140 of 164 recognised national treasures are being preserved and displayed in museums nationwide, while the remainder are located in monuments and religious facilities. 

Palaeontology museum unearths Central Highlands history

Hoang Thanh in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak's Buon Ma Thuot city cautiously cleans rocks while surrounded by thousands of fossilised snails, molluscs and wood. All of them date back hundreds of millions of years.

Quang Ninh Museum runs effectively

Quang Ninh Museum is known for its innovative operating system that reduces the stress or need from the public budget. It has set a prime example for new and improved operation ways can result in positive outcome.

Museum shows work by first female graduate of former Indochina Fine Arts College

 VietNamNet Bridge – The HCM City Fine Arts Museum is hosting a permanent exhibition showcasing work by female painter Le Thi Luu, the first Vietnamese woman to graduate from Indochina Fine Arts College 

French photographer to build Co Tu museum in Quang Nam

French photographer Rehahn plans to build a Co Tu Museum offering information on the ethnic group living in the mountainous areas of Quang Nam Province in the centre of the province’s Tay Giang district.

Museum to display Doi Moi period objects

 VietNamNet Bridge – After nearly 30 years and 13 new houses, the enamel washing basin and Russian-made pot Dang Van Chu bought is still well preserved.

VN museum presents rich Asian cultures

An exhibition entitled "A Glance at Asia" at the Viet Nam Museum of Ethnology is showcasing rich cultures in Asia through original items.

Old carvings excite scientists

 VietNamNet Bridge – Around 20 big stones with figures carved on these and dating as far back as 16th or 17th century have been discovered recently by scientists from the Yen Bai Province's museum.

Famous figures tower over City artist's sculpture garden

Located in a small alley in District 10 in HCM City, the garden in the small house owned by sculptors Nguyen Sang and Lai Thi Kim Thanh is like an outdoor museum, featuring 500 statues of famous figures, both Vietnamese and foreigners.

War invalid has a message for the future

 VietNamNet Bridge – Lam Van Bang, honoured as one of 10 outstanding citizens of Ha Noi this year for founding the Museum of Revolutionary Fighters Imprisoned by Their Enemies

Farmer’s museum attracts foreign tourists

 VietNamNet Bridge – Tran Cong Khanh, colloquially known as “Sau Khanh’ from the southern province of Ben Tre, has spent dozens of years and a lot of money on collecting antiques.

Museum displays fight for sovereignty

 VietNamNet Bridge – Adjusting his glasses, Nguyen Huu Thao peers closely at the large stained and rusty pieces of coast guard ships on display at the entrance to an exhibition hall of the Viet Nam Military History Museum (VMHM).

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 Street music performance on the Han River stage; Vietnamese paintings on display in France; Grand ceremony prays for peaceful nation; HCM City to turn Nguyen Hue into pedestrian-only street next year

HCM City seeks recognition of 46 national treasures

 VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City authorities have asked the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to recognize 46 items as national treasures, including an ancient seal, several banknote zincographs, Roman coins, king clothing...

Folk tug of war seeks UNESCO recognition

Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam has directed relevant agencies to join in compiling a multi-national dossier of the traditional Tug of war to seek the UNESCO's recognition as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of humanity by 2015.