Hoi An Museum of Folk Culture

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  • Hoi An Museum of Folk Culture
  • Hoi An Museum of Folk Culture
  • Hoi An Museum of Folk Culture
  • Hoi An Museum of Folk Culture
  • Hoi An Museum of Folk Culture
  • Hoi An Museum of Folk Culture
  • Hoi An Museum of Folk Culture
  • Hoi An Museum of Folk Culture
Location

Hoi An, Vietnam

Address

No. 33 Nguyen Thai Hoc street, in Hoi An ancient town, Vietnam

Prices

entrance ticket for Hoi An ancient town is 120.000 đ/person

Opening hours

on weekdays and closes on the 20th of each month for professional maintenance

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The museum belongs to the Relic Preservation Center of Hoi An and is located at 33 Nguyen Thai Hoc street, in Hoi An ancient town. This is the first place in the country that has a museum on this subject. It is the largest wooden two-storey house in the ancient town with a length of 57 meters and a width of 9 meters.

This museum has collected over 600 objects, but only displays about 500 of them. 90% of these objects are original, sorted by topics: folklore, traditional occupation, traditional clothing, folklore games etc. The exhibition is special as this is the first time such a collection of original objects has been displayed. All more than 100 years old, the objects depict the local daily life: Vietnamese family customs, Chinese family customs, songs and dances. This museum has made it possible for all these to be introduced to the public.

The Museum of Folk Culture has been open since March 3rd, 2005. More than ten thousand visitors (both domestic and international) visit the Museum each year. It is open on weekdays and closes on the 20th of each month for professional maintenance.