Museum of Da Nang was founded in 1989 and was originally located in Le Duan Street. In 2005 it was relocated to 24 Tran Phu Street where it officially opened on 26 April 2011.
Address: 24 Tran Phu street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang
Price: 1 USD
Open time: Open-hours (everyday): 8:00 – 17:00
Visit duration: 01h00
Best time: Good for travel: First time visit
Price range: 1.00 USD
The Museum of Danang is located inside Dien Hai Rampart, the national historical monument marking the first fighting of Da Nang soldiers and people against the French – Spanish Coalition Forces (1858-1860). The construction for the museum began in April 2005 and completed in April 2011.
With a display area of 3000m2, the museum introduces more than 2,500 items of valuable objects and documents on the subjects of Natural and social history of Da Nang; History of the revolutionary struggle; War remnants of U.S Army in Da Nang and the surroundings; Cultural characteristics of ethnic groups in Da Nang and Quang Nam.
Tel: 0511.3886 236 – 0511.3898 495
Facebook: Bao Tang Da Nang (Museum Of Danang)
As they enter the museum, visitors will be impressed by a large sail-shaped relief representing Da Nang’s founding history.
1. Applying fee for all organizations, individuals (domestic and international) visiting Bao Tang Danang
2. Free entrance fee for– Children, Students– Da Nang and Quang Nam Citizens– The Elders (from 60 years old) according to Elder Law– The disabled according to Disability Law– Diplomatic Guests
3. Entrance Fee: 20,000 VND/person
4. Applied from 01 June, 2015
5. Time: Weekdays (Except Monday)
– Morning: 7.30 – 11.30
– Afternoon: 1.30 – 4.30
What to explore:
The first floor displays Da Nang’s prehistoric times and its culture, the construction and development of the City, and the local traditional craft villages such as the Nam O fish sauce making village, Tuy Loan rice paper village and Non Nuoc stone carving village.
The second floor houses exhibits on war crimes and the aftermath of the various wars fought on Vietnamese soil, especially relating to the French and Americans in Da Nang.
The third floor showcases the cultural features of minority ethnic groups in the central region, especially Da Nang. Also on this floor is a 30-seat cinema where visitors can view documentaries on Da Nang’s history and culture.
How to get there:
From airport: 4 km away, go by motorbike or bicycle
From train station: 2 km away, go by motorbike or bicycle
From Hoi An ancient town: 30km away, go by taxi or bus
Insightful for Local Archaeology and History
An attraction not to be missed
Worth a visit