Quang Ninh Museum and Library

Location: In the complex of cultural works in Cot 3 Area, Hong Hai Ward, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province.
Characteristics: The building has unique architecture, charming space and plenty of valuable artifacts.

Architecture

(TITC) - Designed by Spanish architect, Salvador Perez Arroyo, started to build in the end of 2012 and completed in October 2013, Quang Ninh Museum and Library is located on an area of nearly 24,000m² with a total investment of over VND 900 billion. It includes 3 blocks of museum, library and convention connected together by an overhead bridge system. Inspired by the icon of coal, a typical mineral of Quang Ninh Province, the building is a symbol on the most beautiful coastal road in Ha Long City. Especially, the building is assembled with 14,000m² of glass that has resistant to temperature changes. Thanks to specific architecture, the building looks like a giant mirror reflecting the image of the world natural heritage, Ha Long Bay.

 

Museum

As soon as entering the ground floor of the museum block, visitors will have the chance to admire a whale skeleton and sailboat models. The first floor features tubular displaying columns made of modern materials such as steel frame, tempered glass and especially the covering fabric with images of Ha Long Bay combined with light projection technology to make visitors feel like walking in a miniature space of Ha Long Bay. The second floor is designed according to a wooden boat to introduce Quang Ninh Province through periods of prehistory, proto-history, Bach Dang victory, resistance war against French Colonial and American Empire, and Truc Lam Yen Tu Buddhism culture. In the third floor, visitors will visit display spaces of economic achievements, cultural identities and characteristics of ethnic groups in Quang Ninh Province; images of visits of President Ho Chi Minh to Quang Ninh; and artifacts used in mining, especially coal industry.

 

 

Library

Besides the museum, the library block is also designed in a modern style, of which the ground floor stores over 100,000 book titles of all fields. The first floor consists of conference rooms, rooms for children, a screening room, a theater and a coffee shop. The pendent floor has room for businessmen, display room of books and newspapers, foreign language book room, internet room... The second floor is composed of general reading rooms, reading rooms for the disabled, a general book warehouse with over 200,000 titles and a conference rooms with the capacity of over 60 people.

 

Connected with famous attractions in Quang Ninh Province such as Bai Tho Mountain, Tran Quoc Nghien Temple, Long Tien Pagoda, Hong Gai Church, Ha Long Marine Plaza, Vincom Ha Long Trade Centre…, Quang Ninh Museum and Library is a specific tourism product containing the values of daily lives of local people.

 

Opening time: 8.00am - 11.30am and 1.30pm - 5.00pm (except Mondays and holidays).

Fare: adults: VND 30,000/person; children: VND 10,000/person

Thu Giang

ALBUM
NEARBY DESTINATIONS
Trong Mai Islet

Quang Ninh

Tuan Chau Island

Quang Ninh

Ha Long Bay

Quang Ninh

Sung Sot Grotto

Quang Ninh

Ba Vang Pagoda

Quang Ninh

WHERE TO STAY
Halong Dream Hotel

Add: 10 Ha Long St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3849 009/ 3844 288

Ha Long Pearl Hotel

Add: 162 Ha Long St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3640 888

Golden Hotel

Add: Dong Hung Thang St., Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3511 098

Hotel Eden Ha Long

Add: Hamlet 2, Tam Dao Town, Tam Dao

Van Hai II Hotel

Add: 8 Ha Long St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3848 834

Novotel Ha Long Bay

Add: Ha Long Road, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3848 108

79 Luxury Ha Long Hotel

Add: 152 - 156 Bai Chay St., Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3848 798

Blue Sky Hotel

Add: Dong Hung Thang St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3647 647

Hoang Gia Hotel

Add: 1A Anh Dao, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 451

Muong Thanh Ha Long Hotel

Add: 7 Block 20 Dong Hung Thang Zone, Bai Chay Ward, Halong City

Tel: (84-203) 3812 468

Ngoc Mai Hotel

Add: Hau Can St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 123

Morning Star Hotel

Add: Tuan Chau Island, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3842 350/ 3842 359

Sao Bien Hotel

Add: Group 19- Zone 4, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3844 448

Hoang Long Hotel

Add: Hung Vuong St., Ka Long Ward, Mong Cai City

Tel: (84-203) 3881 011

Ha Long Palace Hotel

Add: 1 Block 20 Dong Hung Thang Zone, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3619 819

Truong Giang Hotel

Add: Hau Can St., Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3844 908

Luxury New Star Ha Long Hotel

Add: Cai Dam, Bai Chay, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3841 298

Thanh Binh Hotel

Add: Group 9- Zone 4A, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3847 592

Seaside Tuan Chau Hotel

Add: Tuan Chau International Cruise Ship Terminal, Ha Long

Tel: (84-203) 842 988

Thanh Nhan Hotel

Add: 9 Group - 4 Area, Bai Chay, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 974

WHERE TO EAT
Bien Mo Floating Restaurant

Add: 35 Ben Tau St., Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3828 951

Nang Tam Vegetarian Restaurant

Add: Yen Tu's telpher station, Uong Bi City

Tel: (84-203) 3661 027

Hong Kong Restaurant

Add: Ha Long St., Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3847 591

Thien Trang Restaurant

Add: 7 Tran Phu St., Cam Pha City

Tel: (84-203) 3862 467

Tuyet Tuyet Restaurant

Add: Khu 8, Cai Rong Townlet, Van Don Dist.

Tel: (84-203) 3874 256

Quan Hai Lau Restaurant

Add: Bai Chay St., Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3847 037

Cong Doan Restaurant

Add: Bai Chay Tourist Centre, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3846 780

Bien Xanh Restaurant

Add: 8 Le Thanh Tong St., Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3825 112

Anh Duong Restaurant

Add: Group 6, Yet Kieu Ward, Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 6293 666

Ha Long Wonder Restaurant

Add: 98 Ben tau Hon Gai St., Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3811 279

Phu Dong Restaurant

Add: 6A Le Thanh Tong St., Ha Long City

Tel: (84-203) 3656 339