Located in the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
complex at No.19 Ngoc Ha Street, Ba Dinh
, the Ho Chi Minh Museum is one of the largest museums in Vietnam. The museum displays many artifacts and documents about the life and personality of President Ho Chi Minh. The museum was inaugurated on May 19th
, 1990 on occasion of the 100th
anniversary of Ho Chi Minh president’s birth.
With an area of 18.000m2, including used 13.000m2, the Museum building is square beveled corner block, 4 floors with an ethereal white lotus symbol, reminiscent of Lang Sen (Lotus Village), his hometown.
The center sets the bronze statue of Ho Chi Minh with 3.5 meters height and 3 tons weight.
Ho Chi Minh Museum stores more than 12 thousand documents, artifacts, original film about the life and revolutionary career of President Ho Chi Minh
. This is an invaluable asset of the Vietnamese in the education of patriotism, moral of President Ho Chi Minh.
The outer space displays themes and sections in order to supply and deepen the display profile which associated with Vietnam’s revolution to the world revolution in the overall process of global revolution.
Next to the building, there is a circular artificial lake with a diameter of 18m with bonsai natural stones taken from Hoa Lu (Ninh Binh), contributing to making the scene more lively and close. Around the museum, there is a fresh space covered with green trees.