Inside Ton Duc Thang Museum Ho Chi Minh City

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Ton Duc Thang Museum, Ho Chi Minh City Overview

Located in District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City, Ton Duc Thang Museum celebrates the peace-loving President Thang' life and achievements. Eight display wards showcase photographs and artefacts from Duc Thangs upbringing, education, his presidency and his 15 year-stay at the Con Dao Prison. The Museum is a must-visit for history buffs.

Ton Duc Thang Museum is dedicated to Ton Duc Thang, the first president of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. It was built on his 100th birthday as a mark of respect in 1988. He was the first Vietnamese to receive the Lenin Peace Award and also the only Vietnamese to participate in the anti-war activities of 1917. This museum showcases photographs and artifacts that depict the life of Ton Duc Thang. There are 8 well-organised galleries here, depicting different phases of the President's life, as well as the struggles and works undertaken by him. The Ceremony room has records of his childhood including pictures of his hometown and school in An Giang and O Moi Boat Station. The most interesting is the Con Son Pearl Exhibition Room which houses gruesome illustrations about the 15 years he spent in Con Dao Prison.This museum is a great place to get an insight into the life of this Noble leader.

How to Reach Ton Duc Thang Museum

Ton Duc Thang Museum is located on Ton Duc Thang Street, 500 meters away from Bach Dang Harbor Garden. You can either take bus numbers 3, 19, 45 to Cong Tuong Me Linh Bus Stop or bus numbers 56, 88 to Ngo Van Nam, both a short walk to reach Ton Duc Thang Museum

Inside Ton Duc Thang Museum Ho Chi Minh City
Ton Duc Thang Museum in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (Source)

Ton Duc Thang Museum is a perfect to explore the history of Vietnam through the eyes of its first president. This museum with all its artifacts and photographs is a worth a visit.

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