The Museum of Vietnamese History, also known as the Bao Tang Lich Su, is a treasure trove rich in the country’s most prized artifacts. The museum houses various items starting from its ancient times more than 300,000 thousand years ago up to the 1930’s when the Communist Party of Vietnam was founded.
The museum was built in 1929 and was originally called the “Musee Blanchard de La Bosse”. Up until year 1956, it was renamed to the Saigon National Museum. By 1975 and after a few hefty renovations, the museum expanded and was officially named the Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Vietnamese History. [Read more…]