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Southern Women's Museum
Ho Chi Minh City Top 6 in Must-Visit Museums

32 Reviews
Liked by 1
Closed Open on Mon-Thu,Sat-Sun,7:30am-11:30am,1:30pm-5:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: 200-202 Vo Thi Sau St Ward 7, Dist. 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Phone: +84-8-39320322 +84-8-39325690

What people are saying:

I was one of the only people visiting this museum when I went here on a Saturday afternoon. I don't know why. This excellent museum should come second after the War Museum as the story of the women fighters was a significant part of the Vietnam War story. The first floor has two exhibitions - one with many versions of the "Ao Dai", the traditional Vietnamese dress for women, throughout the years, and the second part was a room with the traditional weaving and production techniques of numerous ethnic groups in the south of Vietnam. The second floor is dedicated to the war and all the women who served. They have photos of women's groups who supported the women's army in Vietnam, mug shots of some of the women who were imprisoned, and a lot of information which for me was a nice addition after having visited the War Remnants Museum the day before. Most signs are in English/Vietnamese. And it's free! Open until 5 p.m.

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TripAdvisor(64 reviews)TripAdvisor
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  • kk62

    Undergoing a revamp

    This is a very interesting museum from a number of perspectives. The various floors hold differing themes. The history and evolution of the native dress is immensely interesting. Once again, the floor...

    Reviewed on /Date(1582877214000+0800)/
  • r0landbrunner
    Zürich, Schweiz

    interesting, but not exiting

    the Southern Women's Museum is pretty traditional, about the role of the Vietnamese woman in war and family, the cloths etc. Mostly photos of female heroes and alike. not really a must see, but if you...

    Reviewed on /Date(1578693534000+0800)/
  • Baci2312
    Altona, Hobsons Bay, Greater Melbourne, Victoria

    Worth a look

    Currently undergoing much needed renovations, once complete will be a must see, If the ao dai display is an indicator of what's to come. At this point if you are short on time you could perhaps miss ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1576166420000+0800)/
  • DavidDean78
    Adelaide, Australia

    Interesting museum but lacks impact

    This could be a wonderful “boutique” museum dedicated to the women of Vietnam. There are fascinating stories of the role of women in the struggle for unification and a wonderful range of clothing and...

    Reviewed on /Date(1574291664000+0800)/
  • kathyh6642017
    Bellingham, Washington

    Women's Museum

    This is an interesting place and well laid out. It was interesting to us as American's. We found it nice that the females, who play such an important role, are recognized. It was unfortunate that the ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1572009263000+0800)/

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