Vietnamese Women's Museum

Since being remodeled a few years ago, the Women’s Prison is one of Hanoi’s most interesting museums. Displays include video clips on various aspects of the lives of Vietnamese women, with themes of family, history, and fashion. The ground floor focuses on their role as street vendors, toting goods on bamboo yokes, while the second floor covers their role in the wars of liberation. The third floor shifts the emphasis on family life, and the top floor presents an eye-catching array of costumes worn by the country’s ethnic groups.

Since being remodeled a few years ago, the Women’s Prison is one of Hanoi’s most interesting museums. Displays include video clips on various aspects of the lives of Vietnamese women, with themes of family, history, and fashion. The ground floor focuses on their role as street vendors, toting goods on bamboo yokes, while the second floor covers their role in the wars of liberation. The third floor shifts the emphasis on family life, and the top floor presents an eye-catching array of costumes worn by the country’s ethnic groups.

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