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  • Address: 97A Pho Duc Chinh Street, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Hours: Open Tues-Sun 9am-5pm
  • Admission: 10,000 dong

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Museum of Fine Arts Tours

The Museum of Fine Arts in Ho Chi Minh City is housed in a French colonial-era building that was once the mansion home of Chinese-born Mr. Hoa, the wealthiest man in Saigon at the time. As well as displaying fascinating modern art and historical pieces dating back to the 4th century, the building itself is of interest, with period details such as elaborate tiles, stained-glass windows, and even a working antique lift.

The museum is arranged across three levels and features a varied collection, including sculptures and ceramics, plus oil, silk, lacquer, and traditional woodcut paintings incorporating different styles. There is also a collection of ancient Buddhist and Hindu wood and stone figures, with larger statues scattered around the grounds and in the museum’s central courtyard (accessed via the rear of the building). 

Along with contemporary art, the museum features archaeological exhibits from across Asia, dating back to the Cham and Khmer eras. There is also a museum shop, with a good selection of prints available for sale.

Practical Info

The Museum of Fine Arts is located at Pho Duc Chinh Street, right near the Ben Thanh Market in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1.

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