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Southern Women's Museum

200-202 Vo Thi Sau St Ward 7, Dist. 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
84-8 9325519
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One of the best museums of its kind - a lens onto Vietnam

Particularly for a free of charge attraction, the Southern Women's Museum was surprisingly well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Escapementality
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Today 18/05/16 I visited with my friends for our project,the objects in museum is good and the... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Khanh L
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200-202 Vo Thi Sau St Ward 7, Dist. 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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84-8 9325519
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"vietnamese women"
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"three floors"
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"worth a visit"
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"different perspective"
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"costumes"
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"role"
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"weaving"
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"contribution"
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"textiles"
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"society"
in 2 reviews
"wars"
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"exhibits"
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"freedom"
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"soldiers"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Particularly for a free of charge attraction, the Southern Women's Museum was surprisingly well curated and very interesting. Only two of the three floors were open, but these were supplemented by an additional exhibition of prison embroidery in an additional room outside. (This room was...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Today 18/05/16 I visited with my friends for our project,the objects in museum is good and the document is very clearly but the staff are very terrible only the security guard is quite good but the others staff are not,they didn’t explain to use and...More

Thank Khanh L
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

i visited with my daughter today. may 1, public holiday. at the time we were there, there were only the 4 of us in the museum so we basically had time to go through each exhibition. a bit stuffy and only 2 floors are open...More

Thank waget
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Not many visitors in this small museum, which looks at the active role played by Vietnamese women in the liberation movement. Many photos of women who were executed during the war or celebrated as heroes after the war. Another floor looks at the more mundane...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

As mentioned before, and in a way sadly, this museum is not frequently visited. I was one of 3 visitors and spent 1.5 hours there. Very interesting collection of textiles - from the thread making, through dying, weaving, finished garments and the traditional (Ao Dai)...More

1  Thank efrat-exploring
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This museum is fantastic. It's a must see if you are interested in history and Woman's movement. It's free, and I was only one of two people there at the time. Very interesting and important photographs, wartime history, ethics's, textiles & customs Southern Vietnamese woman...More

1  Thank Funrun75
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Gives a good description of life in Vietnam for women through the years . It offers a nice tribute to the women and the role they played during different generations.

1  Thank easterntreker
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

This museum is a 20 minute walk from the Independence Palace. I mention that as it may be easier than going by taxi. Ours dropped us off at a nearby hospital! None in the area spoke English and we don't speak Vietnamese. They indicated that...More

1  Thank Roland D
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful museum about women is Vietnam. There are exhibits on women's fashion since 1900, traditional women's work such as weaving and creating silk, and women's involvement in the wars and resistance. There was a 3rd floor that was closed when I was...More

1  Thank Caroline P
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

Interesting small museum away from crowds. Costumes are the most interesting - it is free. See the Marie Curie school on the way - interesting history

1  Thank Ewen_Sharon
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