Vietnam Women’s Museum

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Vietnam Women's Museum
Vietnam Women's Museum

Despite being a patriarchal society, Viet Nam still reserves a special, if not sacred, place to honour Vietnamese women.

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About the Vietnam Women’s Museum

Despite being a patriarchal society, Viet Nam still reserves a special, if not sacred, place to honour Vietnamese women. Not only is October 20th is made Vietnams Women day but there also exists a museum dedicated to women.

The museum displays rather recent history of women, such as women and ethnicity; women and the national struggle; Vietnam women association and the feminism; women and traditional costumes; and womens cultural traits expressed through handicrafts.

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There are also frequent exhibitions on contemporary women, such as women working as street vendors or womens place in the family. The Vietnam Womens Museum is definitely worth a few hour visit, especially for those keen on learning about culture and gender.

The museum is located at 36 Ly Thuong Kiet, Hanoi. You can visit the museum website: http://www.womenmuseum.org.vn for more information.

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Useful Information

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  • Location: Hanoi
  • Best for: Family, couple, solo
  • Entrance: 30,000
  • Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm