Located at 10B Trần Hưng Đạo Street, Hoi An museum used an area about 800 square meters for displaying 880 documents and artifacts in total. The collection is distributed in four exhibition spaces: History and Culture, Revolutionary History, Ascent from hardship and Art Gallery.
The exhibition of History and Culture: displays 335 documents and artifacts, introduces the geography, history and culture of Hoi An through 3 periods: The pre-proto history period, The Champa period and The Đại Việt – Đại Nam period.
The exhibition of Revolutionary History: displays 377 documents and artifacts, reflects the fight of Hoi An citizens in the anti- American and French resistance wars.
The exhibition of Hoi An ascent from hardship: displays 130 documents and artifacts, presents daily and social activities of Hoi An people during hardship period after liberation 1975.
Art Gallery: displays 38 paintings by 18 artists, portrays the natural sceneries and daily life in Hoi An.
- The exhibition of History and Culture:
Displaying over 300 documents and artifacts, the exhibition is an introduction to the Land and the People of Hoi An through 3 periods: The pre-proto history period, The Champa period and The Đại Việt – Đại Nam period. The collection of The Đại Việt – Đại Nam period contains many of documents and artifacts proving that Hoi An was the most bustling International Commercial Port Town in Vietnam and the Southeast Asia. As the most important economic region, Hoi An was one of the main centers for cultural exchange of the Nguyễn Dynasty in Vietnam.
- The exhibition of Revolutionary History:
Hoi An was early perceived Marxism-Leninism. “Vietnam Revolutionary Youth Association” – a predecessor of the Communist Party of Vietnam – was established in October 1927 in Hoi An.
Hoi An was one of the four earliest local provinces all over the country to take control in the August Revolution 1945. In the anti French resistance war, the famous Nam-Ngãi war zone was established in Hoi An with the cooperation of Quang Nam people. Hoi An also made contribution to the triumph of the 1975 Spring Offensive of Vietnam.
- The exhibition of Hoi An ascent from hardship:
More than 100 documents and artifacts are on display at the exhibition of “Hoi An ascent from hardship”. The collection introduces about Hoi An after liberation 1975 until before Đổi Mới (Reform) 1986. After war, Vietnamese people lived in a peaceful life, happily reunited with family. However, the consequences of war still were there: moulder farmlands, destroyed villages, thousands of the unemployed, lack of foods and clothes. Facing those difficulties, Hoi An citizens have united together to build and develop the economic, culture and social life.
- Art Gallery:
Sited on an area about 150 square meters of the third floor, the collection displays 38 paintings by many famous artists in Vietnam such as: Hà Lý, Lưu Công Nhân, LôKa, Nguyễn Văn Ký, Nguyễn Thị Tâm, Nguyễn Phi Long …and Japanese artist Goto Katsumi. The paintings drawing media includes oil painting, pen, gouache, spray paint, lacquer, watercolor…The collection portrays the natural sceneries, old walls with green moss, small roads in town, peaceful rivers… and daily life in Hoi An
Address: Số 10B, Trần Hưng Đạo, Hội An, Quảng Nam
Opening time: 7h00 – 17h00 everyday
Entrance ticket required
Tel: 0235 3861638