Vietnamese Women's Museum – “The most interesting place to visit in 2012” as voted by travelers on TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel website

15/11/2012
On September 24th, 2012, the Vietnamese Women's Museum was honored to receive the “Certificate of Excellence for the year of 2012” from TripAdvisor.

The Vietnamese Women's Museum (VWM) is an entity under the Vietnam Women's Union that has been open to the public since October 1995. It has made ​​an effective contribution to the introduction, conservation, and promotion of cultural values and traditions of the Vietnamese women. From 2003 to 2010, the VWM underwent a renovation project to upgrade the permanent exhibition system, renewing the research content, approach methods, themes, and displays.

After seven years of implementing the renovation project, in October 2010, the VWM launched a new and modern-style exhibition system featuring three themes: Women in family, Women in history, and Women’s fashion.

The VWM also introduced additional thematic exhibitions created using an anthropological approach and participation from the community to reflect contemporary life and many different groups of women in society. Examples of these exhibitions include: street vendors, stories of single moms in Tan Minh, Worshiping mother goddess: pure heart – beauty, Shining night etc.

Nearly two years after re-opening to the public, the VWM has been visited and highly appreciated by local and foreign tourists. This is due to the great efforts made in improving the content, quality, and image of the museum to provide an exceptional experience to the public. The Vietnamese Women’s Museum is honored to receive the “Certificate of Excellence for the year of 2012” as voted by travelers o­n TripAdvisor, a leading reputable travel website. This website provides a forum for travelers to leave comments and their opinions o­n places they have visited and travel-related services that they have used.


This distinguished certification was awarded to tourist destinations approved by TripAdvisor experts that received the greatest positive feedback from travelers o­n the TripAdvisor website. To receive this certificate, tourist sites and services must receive at least 4 stars (
˜˜˜˜) out of a total of 5 stars (˜˜˜˜) based o­n the comments of visitors shared o­n the website as well as the number of comments received in the last 12 months. The Vietnamese Women's Museum has a 4 ½ star rating (˜˜˜˜º) and is honored to be ranked first among 80 attractions in Hanoi o­n TripAdvisor.

For the Vietnamese Women's Museum, this certificate is a testament to the success of efforts made to improving the content, quality, and image of the gender museum in delivering a unique experience to visitors. The following feedback shared o­n TripAdvisor, as provided by visitors to the Vietnam Women’s Museum, represents the most vivid thoughts and feelings about the Vietnamese Women's Museum:

Amazing - be sure to visit

(Reviewed 25 September 2012)

This museum shows, in great depth and colour and detail, the many diverse aspects of o­ne truly amazing story: the story of the strength, diversity, beauty, resilience, and good will of Vietnamese women through the ages.

Well worth a visit

(Reviewed 28 September 2012)

This is a great museum, well presented, fabulous stories and displays. We have so much respect for women in Vietnam, tough yet gentle souls. Critical to the culture of Vietnam. Go and see it you won't be disappointed.

Definitely worth a visit

(Reviewed 20 October 2012)

We found the exhibits easy to navigate and found them to be highly informative, giving us a real insight into all aspects of women's lives in Vietnam, both now and in the past. Recommended

Contact information:

Vietnamese Women's Museum
Address: 36 Ly Thuong Kiet Str., Ha Noi, Vietnam
Tel: (+84-4) 38259936 - 39361869
Email: info@baotangphunu.org.vn
Website: www.womenmuseum.org.vn
Opening hours: 8.00 am - 5 pm, everyday

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