Dong Thap Museum is located on Nguyen Thai Hoc street, ward 4, Cao Lanh city, Dong Thap province is an indispensable destination in the sightseeing itinerary of tourists near and far. The museum is a place to introduce cultural and cultural values of Dong Thap people in life, activities as well as the majestic history of Dong Thap Party Committee and people in the struggle for national liberation.
Currently, Dong Thap Provincial Museum owns more than 30,000 artifacts, including 3 national treasures, many rare and precious collections such as lamp collection, Buddha statue, pottery, bronze collection, costume, collection Audiovisual collection, antique furniture, infantry guns, especially the Oc Eo cultural gold collection is recognized with the national record … Dong Thap Museum has the highest number of national treasures compared to other provinces and cities. by the Mekong River.
Traveling to Dong Thap, visiting the museum you will see French architectural buildings, this is the headquarters of the former French officials such as: Cao Lanh street, then the provincial military headquarters. Kien Phong (stork palace, district palace, barracks, detention center) … Previously, Cao Lanh district was evaluated by the French as an administrative geographical location serving military, political and economic strategy. important in Cochinchina.
For the people of Dong Thap, Cao Lanh district is the gateway to the Dong Thap Muoi area – the resistance base of insurgents, every house, every yard, every tree line here bears traces of revolutionary history. in two periods of national liberation struggle.
With the history and tradition of revolutionary struggle in this place, in 1978 the People’s Committee of Dong Thap province decided to choose this relic cluster as the provincial museum conservation agency to make this place a place of education. education for generations today and tomorrow.
The museum was built on an area of about 11,000m², facing the bank of Cao Lanh river, quiet and romantic, divided into 2 zones: the gallery and the outdoor area.
The showroom consists of 2 floors with an area of over 1,400 square meters used to show 03 themes: Nature – Country – People of Dong Thap; The war against the French; the resistance against America. In addition to the three main subjects, the museum also displays a collection of excavated artifacts at the Go Thap archaeological cultural and historical relic and many precious antiques collections donated by the people.
The outdoor area displays spoils during the war such as aircraft, warships, large guns … Especially Mic 17 aircraft, by Colonel – Hero of the People’s Armed Forces Nguyen Van Bay, His hometown son Dong Thap used to shoot down many enemy planes.
When coming here, visitors feel a harmonious and comfortable space, and at the same time learn more about the history of the beautiful land of Dong Thap.
With rich content combined with the form of scientific aesthetic display, the museum has become an attractive Dong Thap tourist destination, contributing to promoting the image of the Red Lotus land to domestic and international tourists. .
Opening hours: All days of the week
– Morning: from 7am – 11:30
– Afternoon: from 13:30 – 17:00
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