Bảo Tàng Mỹ Thuật Cung Đình Huế (Royal Fine Arts Museum Of

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Hue, a thành phố in central Vietphái mạnh and also once the capital of Vietphái nam, is chosen to lớn be the first place to lớn visit in Vietnam by many foreign tourists. It is the place lớn take a glimpse of Vietnam’s history with many antique buildings và tombs of Kings and royals. Among many interesting places in Hue, the Royal Fine Arts Museum will surely spark off your trip as one of the earliest và largest museums in Hue.Quý khách hàng đã xem: Huế museum of royal fine arts

Location: 3 Le Truc street, Phu Hau district, Hue đô thị, Thua Thien HueOpening hours: 7:00 am - 5:30 pmEntrance fee: VND 150.000/ adult; VND 30.000/ children.

Hue was the capital đô thị for almost 150 years during feudal times, from 1802 to lớn 1945. On 24th August 1923, a decree was issued by King Knhị Dinh about opening a museum that was first called as Musee’ Knhì Dinc. The purpose of this museum is clearly defined.

For example, the fine arts works would reflect the talents of a country, describing political & daily events, social activities, and rituals,… The name of the museum has gone through 5 changes before it was finally called the Royal Fine Arts Museum until now. Since its establishment, it took the responsibility for reviving generations of hundreds of artisans who had contributed to build up the Hue royal court. Now, the museum is under the administration of the Hue Monuments Conservation Center.

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2. What To See in The Royal Fine Arts Museum?

The Royal Fine Arts Museum is situated inside Long An palace which is known as one of the most existing beautiful palaces in Vietnam giới. It covers an area of up khổng lồ 6.330 square meters.

The main showroom is called Long An palace. This building was built in 1845 under King Thieu Tri. Displaying the antiques, it is in the middle of the museum with an area of 1.200 square meters. Inside & outside Long An palace, you can find up to 16 collections with more than 300 items in different materials like gold, glazed terra-cotta, và porcelain. There are many royal antiquities that were used to serve Kings and the royals in the Nguyen dynasty. 


Long An Palace consists of 7 compartments, 2 annexes, and 128 pillars made of timbers. Every wooden part is beautifully carved with Vietnamese scenery, and the four sacred animals including rồng, lion, tortoise, và phoenix. You also can find over 1000 poems in Chinese scripts. Among mỏi these, there are 2 special poems which were composed by King Thieu Tri.

Many antique poetic & painting works, literary pieces, historical stories, & the Kings’ rules, … can be found here. It is a great source khổng lồ get a deeper insight into lớn Vietnamese history under the Nguyen dynasty as well as understand more about the 3 Nguyen Kings: Minc Mang, Thieu Tri, và Tu Duc. Long An palace is truly a wonderful combination of poems, paintings, và architecture that are clearly shown through meticulous woodne carvings.


The art works of the Kings & Nguyen royal families were made on many available materials lượt thích gold, silver, glass, stone, jade, leather, fabris, wooden, paper,… These items are well preserved lớn display in this museum. In addition, you can admire 80 objects of the Csay mê ethnic minority that were found 100 years ago in the ancient capital – Tra Kieu and O and Ly areas. They are considered the valuable objects of the world in general & the Far East in particular. Besides, you can also find a folding screen that was painted by the most talented painters 70 years ago. This shows the pictures of nearly 78 Hue women on the Ao Dai in different colors & designs.

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3. Activities of The Museum

The Hue Royal Fine Arts Museum has 16 display spots và preserves more than 10.000 artifacts. With its reputation, it has held many exhibitions, attracting the interest of both local and foreign tourists. For example, the 100th Anniversary of An Dinch Residence, One Destination – 5 Heritages, Capitals of Vietnam giới through Historical Periods, và Exhibition on Country names,…


To serve sầu the visitors better, the Royal Fine Arts Museum has planned to lớn organize plenty of community-based activities. In summer, children coming here will have a chance to lớn paint pictures of Hue và play royal games in the front garden of Long An Palace. On these occasions, children are often excited to ask about the objects on display.

Hue Royal Fine Arts Museum is planning to lớn build a special space for holding community activities. This will surely help lớn bridge the gap between the public and the museum và provide people better understanding about royal life.

3. How to lớn Get to Royal Fine Arts Museum

There are many different types of transportation to lớn get khổng lồ Hue đô thị. The most popular option is booking a flight to Phu Bai airport which is just 15 km from Hue thành phố. After that, you can take a taxi ride lớn the place which normally costs around VND 180.000. Or lớn save your money, you can take the bus for only VND 40.000.

Besides, travelling by train lớn Hue thành phố is also a great way. Though it takes a lot more time to Hue, it will bring you a better experience in Vietphái mạnh. You can see many beautiful places & go through different provinces of Vietphái mạnh.

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4. Travel Tips

So if you have time visiting Hue, don’t miss your chance khổng lồ visit the Royal Fine Arts Museum – one of the very first museums in Vietnam. The journey of exploring a part of Vietnamese history is waiting for you.