Welcome to VWM!

The VWM is centrally located on Ly Thuong Kiet Street, near Hoan Kiem Lake and the Old Quarter on the most ancient street in the capital city with many French-style buildings.  Here, visitors will learn about the roles of Vietnamese women through the amazing and impressive exhibitions.

The women’s stories in the whole country are simple, but insightful. Love,  sacrifices, and silent contributions form the temperament, beauty and importance of Vietnamese women and their crucial roles in the past, present and future. The museum has been collecting, preserving and introducing these values, and heritages to domestic and international visitors in hope that everyone will love, respect and be proud of Vietnamese women!


Open Hours

From 8am to 5pm
Monday – Sunday


36 Ly Thuong Kiet St, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam


Apology to Vietnam from an American mother

One of among them is Mrs. Cecila M. Goto, a mother of an American navy soldier serving in Vietnam war, who has lived in torment nearly 20 years, until she completed her wish.

Permanent Exhibition

Discover more diversified information and attractive stories about culture and history related to Vietnamese women through our exhibitions!

The Vietnamese Women’s Museum is taking part in Museum Week for the 4th time.

The Vietnamese Women’s Museum is taking part in Museum Week for the 4th time, the museum will update all themes on the museum’s website and the other social media.

Museum’s collections

Distinct collections are reflected through Vietnamese women’s history, and their important contributions made to build and develop the nation.

Bottle lamp of Nun Dam Duyen

Bottle lamp of Nun Dam Duyen

With the spirit "All for the front, all for the nation's victory", nun Dam Duyen in Nam Ngan, Thanh Hoa province volunteered to be a courier twice though bonzes did not need to take part in the movement to carry food and weapon and other things to the Dien Bien Phu Campaign.

Press Release: Supplying the market of tomorrow Conference

Hanoi – November 10, 2013– The Embassy of the Netherlands in Vietnam, Vietnamese Women’s Museum, BoP Innovation Center and Fresh Studio present “Supplying the market of tomorrow,” a one day participatory conference at the Vietnamese Women’s Museum on November 19th.

Ties of Vietnam-Venezuela Friendship

Ties of Vietnam-Venezuela Friendship

During the wartime, the movement of friendship and support for Vietnam was seen everywhere in the world, particularly in Venezuela, a beautiful country in South America.