The thematic exhibition “Marks of land reclaiming in South Vietnam through the museum objects” is organized to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Museum of Ho Chi Minh City (1978 – 2018), and particularly mark the 320 years’ historic formation and development of Ho Chi Minh City (1698 – 2018). Through the exhibition, the Museum introduce the precious artifacts, as an important source of historic materials which contributes to reflecting the history of Southern land reclaiming.
Year 1698 saw the birth of the City, when Commander-in-chief Nguyen Huu Canh was dispatched to the South for inspection with mission of making Gia Dinh sub-province, and establishing the first administration in the South. During its 320 years’ establishment and development, the City has always asserted its position as an important economic, cultural, and political center and urban area, playing a great role in the economic and cultural development and exchange, in South Vietnam, nationwide and in the region.
Time: 8.30 AM 16/8/2018
Address: Museum of Ho Chi Minh City, 65 Ly Tu Trong Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1.