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Da Nang Museum: Where keeps thousands of precious historical artifacts

18/02/2023 4051 views

Da Nang Museum is a cultural heritage place that preserves the history of Da Nang’s regional lifestyle. On this attraction, tourists can witness the Da Nang’s refinement of the formation and development of this wonderful city in Vietnam.

Da Nang Museum

Da Nang embodies the traditional & modernized beauty of central Vietnamese people (Source: Collected)

As you visit Da Nang, besides enjoying the blessed majestic landscape and indulging in the characterized cuisine, Da Nang Museum could be a perfect place to bring the understanding of local people and fulfill your planned trip. The museum is a significant cultural and historical destination and one of the top places to visit in Da Nang. If you are a historical art lover, don’t forget to go through this article.

1. An overview of Da Nang Museum

  • Location: 24 Tran Phu Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang City.

Da Nang Museum is situated inside the Special National Monument of Dien Hai Citadel, which is in the center of Da Nang city, near all famous tourist attractions such as the Han market, My Khe beach, Dragon bridge, etc. Upon entering, visitors will be greeted by a large glass sail shaped building representing the coastal city reaching out to the sea, among a green campus featuring the historical Nguyen Tri Phuong statue, commemorating his sacrifice.

  • Opening hours: Weekdays & Weekends (except Monday) 
    • Morning: 07.30 AM – 11.30 AM
    • Afternoon: 01.30 PM – 04.30 PM
Da Nang Museum

An overview of Da Nang Museum (Source: Collected)

1.1. The Establishment and development of Da Nang Museum

Built in 1989, Danang Museum preserves historical, cultural, and social relics from Da Nang origin to the developed city in central Vietnam. 

More than 2,500 valuable objects and documents are displayed within the 3000 square meter exhibition area of the museum relating to the Natural and Social History of Da Nang. The collection also includes 1,900 original artifacts and many valuable documents gathered since the liberation. Da Nang Museum’s history remarks on the rebellious struggle of Vietnamese people, the war remnants of the US Army & the surrounding area in Da Nang, and the ethnographic minority of Da Nang and Quang Nam.

Da Nang Museum

More than 2,500 valuable objects and documents are displayed in Da Nang Museum (Source: Collected)

1.2. Transportation and distance to Da Nang Museum

  • Da Nang city’s attractive destinations are pretty close, easy to reach, and not too crowded. Tourists with no difficulty get in place around 05 within 15 minutes.
  • From the airport, estimated 4,9km, take 15 minutes.
  • From the peninsula, estimated at 17,3 km, take 30 minutes.
  • From Hoi an Ancient, estimated 28,9 km, take 45 minutes.

For your safety and not getting lost, you should get a taxi, and show the driver your destination address. Or you can choose a much more fun way to experience Vietnam culture by renting a motorcycle which requires you to follow the Law on Road and driving skills.

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The must visit roads when traveling in Da Nang (Source: Collected)

1.3. Best time for visiting Da Nang Museum

Two distinct seasons in Da Nang city: the wet season is overcast and rainy, the dry season is hot and sunny. The best time for sightseeing at Da Nang Museum is from late December to late March.

1.4. Other Da Nang activities in Museum

Da Nang Museum is equipped with audio guides with preferring language, display facilities, and modern lighting. Guides and narrators are also well-trained for visitors, available and free at Museum. Aside from displaying artifacts, Da Nang Museum offers theme exhibits, and invites local historians to share their stories, all to convey an intangible learning of Vietnam’s independence and peace.

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Explore more accompanied service in Da Nang Museum (Source: Collected)

2. What to explore in Da Nang Museum on your trip?

The solemn space in the Da Nang Museum building resembles a big arm embracing the sea, evoking the land of Da Nang. An image of five sails sits at the center of this space, symbolizing the coastal city reaching towards the sea, on which reliefs depict: Da Nang – the country’s history.

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Model of relief with 5 sails about the history of Vietnam and Da Nang (Source: Collected)

2.1. Artifacts of Da Nang from prehistoric times to the present

The 1st floor: A wide variety of artifacts is shown here that provide full information about Da Nang ecosystems, geology, heat production, climate, and hydrology. Through the use of primitive materials, the development of traditional agricultural, handicraft industries, the integration and development of Da Nang, typically the art of producing rice paper Tuy Loan, fish sauce Nam O, and Non-Nuoc stone carvings. Da Nang Museum’s prehistory collections include antiquities, tools used by ancient fishermen, craftsmen, and the economic development of the seaport life

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The collection of Da Nang prehistoric antiquities (Source: Collected)

2.2. Artifacts of Da Nang through wars against France and America

The 2nd floor: Da Nang has been honored as a heroic city, having opened the front against France and America intensely, carried out patriotic movements through many uprisings, and organized grassroots parties. The floor contains many touching stories and painful pictures, but it also illustrates how Da Nang people dignify independence. Da Nang people, in particular, left behind artifacts that demonstrated the brave war they fought.

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Historical artifacts of the revolutionary struggle in Da Nang (Source: Collected)

2.3. Artifacts and images of ethnic communities in Da Nang and Quang Nam

The 3rd floor: Visitors can directly explore & observe the spiritual life through the materials of costumes and accessories. Artifacts related to typical life services, such as labor tools, weaving, and knitting represent the art style, the thinking of social groups, and the lifestyle of the cultures of Da Nang – Quang Nam ethnic communities. Visitors can learn about the entertainment directly through the mountainous region’s typical instrumental presence.

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Vietnamese’ ethnic communities cultural development artifacts (Source: Collected)

3. Ticket fee of Da Nang Museum and related things to know

  • Entrance fee: 20,000VNĐ/ person
  • Free for citizens of Da Nang, Quang Nam
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Da Nang Museum received a thousand sightseers (Source: Collected)

4. Regulations of Museums in Da Nang for visitors

Etiquette tips for visiting Da Nang museums:

  • Visitors would be required to put hand luggage in the lockers depending on outlet safety rules.
  • Be careful with your valuable belongings.
  • Do not touch & keep a distance between the artwork, avoid damaging historic artifacts.
  • Food & drink, pets are not allowed.
  • Dress appropriately and maintain good manners.
  • Photos are being taken without a flashlight.

More historical places to visit in Da Nang:

  • Cham Sculpture Museum in Da Nang: 2 Thang 3 Street, Binh Hien, Hai Chau, Da Nang.

Cham Museum is the oldest one since it was first established in 1919, more than 2,000 artifacts including many national treasures stored over the past century from the Cham Kingdom.  

  • Military Museum in Da Nang (Ho Chi Minh and the Fifth Military Zone Museum): 78 Le Duan Street, Thach Thanh, Hai Chau, Da Nang.

The museum highlights life-size copies of Ho Chi Minh’s house informing the ordinary life of Ho Chi Minh. There is also a display of local revolutionaries’ artifacts who fought against two colonists. Its lovely campus with historic genetic scenarios draws thousands in and outbound.

  • Fine Art Museum in Da Nang: 78 Le Duan Street, Thach Thanh, Hai Chau, Da Nang.

One of the museums in Da Nang features more than 1,000 contemporary art pieces from leading artists in the categories of oil painting, oil painting, lacquer painting, sculpture, graphic. The traditional Vietnamese folk arts from war collections have been displayed from famous handicraft villages such as Kim Bong carpentry village, Thanh Ha pottery village, etc.

  • Da Nang 3D Museum Art in Paradise: Lo 10, Tran Nhan Tong Street, Tho Quang, Son Tra, Da Nang.

In addition to valuable artwork, Art In Paradise Danang offers fun and touching ideas. The museum offers a wide variety of artistic indoor entertainment. 3D Art Museum is the sixth museum in the Art in Paradise Global Group, The Largest 3D Museum Group in the World.

  • Dong Dinh Museum in Danang: Suoi But, Hoang Sa Street, Tho Quang, Son Tra, Da Nang.

Its name is taken from a type of areca palm growing in Son Tra nature reserve. A lush garden and pretty lily ponds invite visitors to soak in the tranquility of the Vietnamese countryside. Ancient antiquities, works of art, fisherman life, and ethnography are divided into four sections in this museum tour.

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Explore more the Top 5 Museum in Da Nang Vietnam (Source: Collected)

Beside Da Nang, Hoi An Ancient Town features an outstanding culture that covers all-town ancient yellow and the vestige of majestic Hue among the captivating scenery. Make sure not to miss out on this short day trip, which will immerse you in the memories of the ancient capital’s delicate and poetic.

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