Fine Arts MuseumCurrently Closed
- Address: 97 Pho Duc Chinh, Nguyen Thai Binh, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City
- Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +84-838294441
- Ticket Price: 10000 VND
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum, Specialty Museum
Fine Arts Museum - Review
Although the museum is not as majestic as the other museums in Vietnam, the Fine arts museum is indispensable for those who are keen to learn about Vietnam’s rich arts and culture. The museum celebrates Vietnamese people and works towards preserving and collecting fine artworks from all around the country. There are three floors full of exhilarating talent and masterpieces.
Fine Arts Museum Information
- Combine the Fine Arts Museum with a visit to Ben Thanh Market and Le Cong Kieu St (Antique Street) - all accessible on foot.
- Photography is prohibited.
Fine Arts Museum Ticket Prices
- 3000 VND for Child Entry.
How To reach Fine Arts Museum by Public Transport
- Nearest Bus stops: 163 Ham Nghi, 134 Calmette.
Restaurants Near Fine Arts Museum
- Tan Lac Vien Restaurant
- Do Re Mi Restaurant
- Hinh Ai Lien Restaurant
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Things to Know Before Visiting Fine Arts Museum
49.62% of people who visit Ho Chi Minh City include Fine Arts Museum in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
38.85% of people start their Fine Arts Museum visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Fine Arts Museum
80.88% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Fine Arts Museum
Fine Arts Museum Trips
Fine Arts Museum, Ho Chi Minh City Reviews
Really great museum dedicated to modern art, most of it from the 2000s. It primarily showcases painting - hung on walls, resting on easels - across the ground and first floors. The second floor isn't currently being used for displaying artwork. Only beautiful spiral stairwells connect the different storeys. No lifts, so not fully accessible. Especially outside and in the middle of the various rooms in this lovely old building there are pieces of sculpture - again quite modern, but unlike most of the paintings more symbolic and abstract. The paintings are very rarely shown with the date they were created, but sometimes one can see the year inscribed by the artist in the corner of her work. The titles of the works of art are in Vietnamese, so no English, but that in a way makes it more interesting to look at. The first floor has a cupola, but in terms of artwork displayed in this specific space it's not so interesting. On the first floor especially there are abundant benches on which one can sit to gaze at the myriad paintings in this museum. The rooms don't seem to be arranged thematically at all, just put together at random. But considering the number of artists displayed here maybe that's not such a surprising thing. I visited expecting to pay an entrance fee, but strangely I din't see any attendant at all, even looking for one from one of the first floor balconies. There also didn't seem to be any CCTV either. I really hope they do something about both, since it would be nice to see this place and the artwork contained within to be safeguarded.
Really worth to visit. Very good price for ticket. You can see not only the paintings from famous Vietnamese artists but also the very unique architecture of the building. But there is a small issue. The lights in there are not really good and the way they install them are quite bad too. It was a pity for me. But anyway, 5 stars for a good place to come and enjoy.
The museum is in a beautiful, French colonial style building, one of the few still standing in the center of Saigon. We haven't been inside, but visited the Art Cafe on its premises. It's a quiet cafe with good coffee, the kind of place you would expect at a museum.
At first I wasn't convinced, as some pictures were not what I would consider 'fine art' but as I progressed round I encountered a wide variety of styles from many artists, so I think it covers most people's taste. The ticket prices was great value, so I'd say it's very much worth a stroll through if you have an hour or 2 to spare in the area.
I like visiting art museums in every place, country or town I visit. Im not an art aficionado but can appreciate it. The fine art museum costs 30K to enter and was very interesting. There is art pre and post independence and has more classic paintings and some sculptures. There is a section dedicated to foreign artists and modern art. Very good display but wished there was an audio guide or tour to go with the visit.