Timings : 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Time Required : 1-2 hours
Entry Fee : VND 40,000
The Museum of Cham Sculpture is dedicated to Cham Art, displaying an assorted collection of over 300 pieces based on the same. Almost all the artefacts date from the 5th to the 15th century. The Chams were in fact, the indigenous populace of Vietnam. It exhibits sculptures and images of Lingas, Apsaras, Garudas, Brahma, Vishnu, Ganesha and Shiva. Before turning into a museum, this place was known as 'garden of sculptures', and since then, it has been expanded twice. It also consists of collections from My Son, Tra Kieu, Dong Duong, Binh Dinh, Quang Tri and Kon Tum.
Located in Hai Chau District in Da Nang, the building of the Museum of Cham Sculpture soulfully merges the French, colonial and Cham influences in its architecture. It was founded in the year 1915, by the Ècole Française D'Extrême Orient. The best way to see the museum is to hire an MP3 audio guide for about 20,000 VND.
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