Hanoi Museum to open next month

Hanoi’s newest museum, in the shape of an inverted pyramid, is set to open next month.

Hanoi Museum, Thanh Nien News 12 Sep 2010

Hanoi Museum to open with 50,000 relics on show
Thanh Nien News, 12 September 2010

The Hanoi Museum, exhibiting 50,000 relics, will open on October 6 in celebration of the city’s 1,000th anniversary on October 10, local news website VnExpress said Sunday.

Ngo Thi Thanh Hang, deputy chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee, said construction of the museum was basically done.

Work on the VND2.3 billion (US$118,000) museum started in May 2008.

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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