If you have the opportunity to visit Da Nang tourist destination, down the romantic Han River, admire the magnificent coastal city and famous bridges, you should visit the Cham Museum Da Nang, where keep relics of the sculpture art of the kingdom of Champa, to listen to the echoes of time in each precious artifact.
Table Of Contents
- 1. Cham Museum Da Nang Introduction
- 2. Cham Museum in Da Nang Location
- 3. History of Cham Museum Da Nang
- 4. What to see in the Cham Museum in Da Nang
- 5. Cham Museum Entrance fee and Opening hours
- 6. Regulations when visiting the museum of Cham sculpture in Da Nang
- 7. How to get to the Cham Museum Da Nang?
1. Cham Museum Da Nang Introduction
Cham Sculpture Museum Da Nang is the largest museum displaying Cham artifacts in Vietnam, directly under the Danang Museum. This is a museum built by the French, specializing in collecting, storing, and displaying the relics of the Cham kingdom found in Cham towers and citadels in the southern central coastal provinces from Ha Tinh to Binh Thuan and the Central Highlands provinces.
2. Cham Museum in Da Nang Location
Located at the corner of Bach Dang and Trung Nu Vuong streets, on the banks of the Han River, Cham Museum Da Nang Vietnam is currently the largest Cham museum in our country, is the pride of the people of there. Not to be missed by tourists when coming to Da Nang City.
3. History of Cham Museum Da Nang
Cham Museum was started construction in July 1915 with the help of French scientists of the Ancient Far East School and officially inaugurated in 1919. The museum has witnessed many ups and downs of time and history, in order to get today’s appearance, it has also undergone many repairs, remodeling, and completion.
Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture owns nearly 2,000 very precious and small artifacts of Cham sculpture found in Cham towers and citadels in the Central Highlands provinces and the South Central Coast. There are nearly 500 artifacts on display inside the museum, 187 exhibits on the garden grounds, and more than 1,200 artifacts are currently stored in stock.
4. What to see in the Cham Museum in Da Nang
4.1. My Son gallery
This is a gallery of archaeological artifacts from the My Son Sanctuary, Quang Nam, about 40km from the center of Da Nang, the gallery currently holds 18 artifacts of 3 different groups, which is the group located in the main tower. , the group is located in the sub-tower and the group of decorative artifacts on the forehead or on the tower wall.
The artifacts on display in the My Son gallery of Da Nang Cham sculpture museum must include the Shiva statue, the Ganesha statue, the Brahma birth, the monument, the inscription.
4.2. Tra Kieu Room
Tra Kieu Room is a gallery of artifacts collected from Tra Kieu, Duy Son commune, Duy Xuyen district, Quang Nam province – the first capital of the Champa. The Tra Kieu Room of Cham museum in Da Nang holds more than 43 works of the VII-VIII and XI-XII centuries, the artifacts to be mentioned are Shiva, Vishnu, the monument, the creative capacity, etc.
4.3. Dong Duong Room
20km from the My Son valley, there is the Buddhist center of Champa people located in Dong Duong village, Thang Binh district, Quang Nam province. Dong Duong Room has Buddhist sculptures bearing some influences of India and China but still bold indigenous elements, so it is extremely unique and rich in the impression of Cham art.
At the Dong Duong room of Da Nang Museum of Cham sculpture, you will see 21 works of Dong Duong tower, here you will see a very unique Champa-style bodhisattva statue with Buddha statues, Deva statue, Dharma protector, church, etc.
4.4. Galleries of Thap Mam, Binh Dinh
This gallery was built to preserve and archive ancient artifacts of the Champa people in Binh Dinh province. This gallery has 67 extremely delicate sculptures of the Cham Binh Dinh dating from the XII century to the XV century.
5. Cham Museum Entrance fee and Opening hours
To visit the Cham Museum in Da Nang, you have to buy entrance tickets. It costs VND 10,000 ( USD half dollars) for kids, students and VND 60,000 (USD 3) for adults.
Cham museum Da Nang opening time is between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. every day. So to get the highest excitement, you should book Da Nang City Tours via Culture Pham Travel.
6. Regulations when visiting the museum of Cham sculpture in Da Nang
– Do not climb, sit on the platform display, do not touch the artifacts in Cham Museum.
– Do not bring toxic substances, explosives, weapons, flammable substances, oversized furniture, and other dangerous items into the Museum.
– When entering the gallery of the Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture, you are not allowed to smoke, wear raincoats, and remember to dispose of trash in the prescribed place.
– Do not use flash to take pictures, do not use a tripod in Cham Museum Da Nang.
– Do not paddle trees, break branches, or pick fruits when coming to Cham Sculpture Museum Da Nang.
– Do not laugh and make loud noises when visiting the museum.
7. How to get to the Cham Museum Da Nang?
Located at the corner of Bach Dang and Trung Nu Vuong streets, on the bank of the Han River, so it is very easy to get to this museum. You can take a taxi, drive a scooter with helmets, take a public bus, etc. If you not only want to visit Cham Museum Da Nang but also visit all the highlights in the city, you should book the Da Nang City Tour Full Day via Best Hue City Tour Travel. Your happiness is our highest target.