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DESTINATIONS Ho Chi Minh Friday, 25 September 2015

Southern Women’s Museum in Ho Chi Minh city

Southern Women’s Museum is a familiar destination for the locals and foreigners when travelling in Ho Chi Minh city.

Southern Women’s Museum in Ho Chi Minh city
Southern Women’s Museum in Ho Chi Minh city

In the past, it was Nguyen Ngoc Loan Palace. In 1984, it was used to be the traditional house of Southern Women. It became Southern Women’s Museum from 1990.

Southern Women’s Museum in Ho Chi Minh city

The museum now is saving and displaying more than 16.000 artifacts, documents and pictures. There are more than 10.000 books in the library. The exhibitor includes 3 floors with 8 rooms and the following subjects:

-       Women Movement -  Vietnam Women’s Union Assembly

-       Vietnamese women’s tradition

-       Commemorating Ho Chi Minh president

-       The fighting of Southern Women in US and French wars

-       Southern women’s clothes and accessories

-       Southern women’s daily life

-       Traditional dresses of Southern women

-       The houses in 3 areas of the South: the Eastern, Western, and highland

Artifacts in the museum 
Artifacts in the museum 

Besides, there are a lot of thematic exhibitions, such as:

-       Weaving and traditional weaving productions of Southern women

-       Southern women’s jewelries in 17th century

-       The kitchen of Southern women

-       Southern wedding at the end of 19th century

-       Rural market in the Southern at the beginning of 20th century

Part of an exhibition
Part of an exhibition

Nowadays, the museum is cultural and educational central of women to reserve and promote women’s tradition.

More information:
Add: 202 Vo Thi Sau street, precinct 7, district 3, Ho Chi Minh city
Opening hours: 08:00 – 11:30 & 13:30 – 16:30
Free entrance
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