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Museum of Trade Ceramics

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Address: 80 Tran Phu St., Hoi An, Vietnam
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Hoi An flourished from the 16th to 18th century largely due to its export...

Hoi An flourished from the 16th to 18th century largely due to its export of ceramics, the history of which is chronicled in this museum.

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Interesting history of this region

The museum has some interesting information on the history of hoi an and ceramics. They offer information in vietnamese, engkish and french. They had a good range of cermaics and... read more

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Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The museum has some interesting information on the history of hoi an and ceramics. They offer information in vietnamese, engkish and french. They had a good range of cermaics and fragments that have been recovered from digs in the region. This region has an interesting history as a major trading port in the 17th and 18th century with a lot... More 

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San Marcos, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really liked the wooden building. The inside was somewhat boring, basically the history of Hoi an trade with other countries such as Thailand and China. Has some decent looking pottery pieces.

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malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Take time to read the posters, which describe the archaeological digs for ceramics in the old houses of Hoi An. Some of the excavated porcelain are displayed, including some salvaged from a shipwreck. The building itself is also a fine example of traditional Hoi An houses.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Struggling to remember much about this attraction other than pieces of broken pottery. The house itself was quite interesting and what attracted us inside but once inside, quite disappointing.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice building poor content. You will see the all museum in 5 mins. No really lots of stuff to see. No much explanation about the museum and items displayed.

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We had a quick look ( < 10 mins) through the Musueum of Trade Ceramics. A few displays (other than all the broken ceramics) were OK but neither of us was enthused with heaps of pieces of broken pottery.

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Stirling, Scotland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Liked this historic house / museum as it felt more authentic and there was not the major retail dimension to the visit. Free to wander around the museum (no obligatory 'guided' tour). Interesting ceramics collection and short video about the history and architecture of Hoi An.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Very little museum but well maintained and the house is a must for Ancient house lovers We were lucky as not many tourists were here so we could have many explanations from locals

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Pottsville, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

We arrived in Hoi An and did a quick walk around the ancient town but we were pretty tired from our previous work commitments in Hanoi. We had a quick peek in the door and as I had hoped to do some drawings of a few specific pieces (I'm an artist) we thought we would return next morning. Arrived to... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

The building signposts weren't visible when I visited, as the entirety was covered in hoarding. Hope it reopens soon, as it sounded quite interesting from other reviews.

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