Photo: At the History Museum.

Museums and galleries in Hue

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While you could argue the tombs dotting the landscape around Hue are in their own way museums, Hue is no slouch when it comes to the more traditional variety of museum. Here are some of our favourite museums and galleries in Hue.

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Hue Royal Antiquities Museum If you have time to see just the one museum in Hue, this should be it. Established in 1923, the museum contains a stunning collection of items, lovingly presented within an equally lovely building. Presentations include traditional clothing, bronze wares, musical instruments and ceramics. The museum is right by the citadel. No photography is allowed within and you need to take your shoes off before entering. Allow an hour.

No photos allowed inside Hue Royal Antiquities Museum. Photo taken in or around Museums and galleries in Hue, Hue, Vietnam by Stuart McDonald.

No photos allowed inside Hue Royal Antiquities Museum. Photo: Stuart McDonald

Nearby is the History Museum, whose collection is nowhere near as impressive, but war junkies may find the outdoors display of war booty, including cannons and aircraft of some interest. If you are already in the area, swing by for a look, but don’t miss the Royal Antiquities Museum. Allow ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 400 words.)

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