Hue Royal Antiquities Museum is one of the most attractive museums in Vietnam. We can see overview of Hue’s royal life in the past. The museum is in a nicely maintained building constructed over one century ago. Definitely worth a visit for you.
Hue Royal Antiquities Museum is located at No. 3, Le Truc St., Hue City. It’s in Long An Palace, inside the Citadel, which is a beautiful complicated built structure of wood with 128 columns.
The decoration is extremely artistic and elegant. Artifacts in the museum were collected and stored from 1913 till now. The number of artifacts has about 10,000 units, mostly royal furniture, royal daily implement, imperial furniture, artwork in the palace … made by many kind of materials like: gold, silver, jade, bronze, ivory, glass, fabric, paper, …
Also, Hue Royal Antiquities Museum has stored thousands of local produced artifacts, gifts from Ministry of Foreign Affairs of other countries..
After visiting Hue Royal Antiquities Museum, we understand part of royal life in the Nguyen Dynasty, how talented and creative of Vietnamese artists that time was.