The Ho Chi Minh Museum is located in Hanoi, Vietnam. It is a museum dedicated to the late Vietnamese leader Ho Chi Minh and Vietnam’s revolutionary struggle against foreign powers. It was constructed in the 1990s.
After 20 years of preparing and building, the Ho Chi Minh Museum was inaugurated on May 19th 1990, on the occasion of the 100th birthday of the President. Ho Chi Minh Museum has more than 120,000 documents, objects and films about President Ho Chi Minh’s life and revolutionary work. They are invaluable assets of the Vietnamese people in educating patriotism, studying and following Ho Chi Minh’s thought and moral qualities; and encouraging the Vietnamese generations to succeed faithfully and excellently his great revolutionary work.
Since then, the Museum was directly led by the Ministry of Culture and Information which created good conditions for the Museum to integrate with the preservation, culture and information profession throughout the country.
In years later, the Museum welcomed a million locals and international guests who came to visit, study or doing research on President Ho Chi Minh’s life and work. The educational work was carried out with various forms such as: introducing directly the documents and objects exhibited at the Museum; providing documents; cooperating with mass media institutions to establish education programs, etc on occasions of the country’s important ceremonies.
Along with promoting it is effect, the Museum continued to build infrastructure in order to make sure the Ho Chi Minh Museum will operate continuously for a long time. The Museum has a library about President Ho Chi Minh. It now has more than 6,318 book titles with about 20,000 copies. Documents Store house keeps more than 12,000 documents including many valuable documents. The Museum has already applied information technology in managing and helping readers, really becoming a liable address for many institutions, organizations and individuals to study about President Ho Chi Minh.
The work of collecting documents from local and international institutions and individuals is carried out regularly. Thousands of documents, pictures, objects continued to be supplemented, helping the exhibiting and introducing Ho Chi Minh’s thought, life and work more and more complete.
– Address: No. 19 Ngoc Ha, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam
– Open hours: Ho Chi Minh Museum open for visitors from 8am to 4:30pm every day of the week; Except Monday and Friday, when it is open 8am to 12pm.
– Tel: (84.4) 8463752 – 8463757
– Fax: (84-4) 8439837
– Website: http://www.baotanghochiminh.vn
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