Hoi An Gem Art Museum – Journey into the Brilliant World of Hoi An

Famous for its ancient houses, winding streets and peaceful atmosphere, Hoi An ancient town also contains a hidden gem hidden in the heart of the old town – Hoi An Gem Art Museum. This place is a paradise for those who are passionate about the splendid and brilliant beauty of gemstones and want to discover the story of the history and culture of Hoi An ancient town. This article will help you explore every aspect of this museum, from its history, unique collections, to the most effective way to visit.

Hoi An Gem Art Museum – Place to Store Gem Treasures

Located at 130 Nguyen Thai Hoc, Minh An ward, Hoi An city, Hoi An Gem Art Museum is a must-see destination for domestic and foreign tourists. Established in 2013 by Mr. Duong Ba Dung – a veteran gemstone collector, the museum is home to more than 600 gemstone samples in the form of rare prototype natural crystals, along with sculptures, Valuable reliefs and jewelry.

According to the latest information we updated in 2024, Hoi An Gem Museum is currently temporarily closed. We will update visitors with the latest opening times at the museum. However, in this article we will take tourists into the brilliant world of Hoi An through the images we collected.

Bảo tàng đá quý Hội An

Figure 1. Hoi An Gem Art Museum

Diverse and rich gemstone collection

Stepping into the museum, visitors will be overwhelmed by the colorful world of gems. This place displays rare gemstones from all over Vietnam such as Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, Spinel, Beryl, Tourmaline, Peridot, Zircon, Garnet, Aquamarine, Topaz, Quartz, Jade. Each stone has its own unique beauty, containing stories about its origin, characteristics and value. With about 400 gemstone sculptures located here, they represent many themes and materials, crafted through the master hands of Vietnamese jade carving artists.

Một số hình ảnh đá quý tại Bảo tàng đá quý Hội An

Figure 2. Images of gems inside the museum

Mr. Duong Ba Dung was the first person in Vietnam to open a gemstone import-export appraisal room in the 90s of the last century. Mr. Dung was honored to be awarded a medal by the State recognizing his many contributions in the field of jade. of Vietnam in 2005.

With the timeless material of precious stones, the hieroglyph makes a deep impression with the shape of a skull – the symbol of death. The work evokes viewers’ thoughts about life, the law of life and death, and eternal desire. The collection of reliefs on tektite (meteorites) is presented in the form of a map of Vietnam, introducing the landscape and typical cultural nuances of the regions, through traditional and modern sculptural motifs, grand.

Tác phẩm đầu lâu nổi bật tại Bảo tàng Đá quý Hội An

Figure 3. Outstanding work “Skull” at Hoi An Gem Art Museum

Hoi An Gem Art Museum is also the place to launch the exquisite gemstone jewelry collection of talented and beautiful designer Duong Nga – Mr. Dung’s daughter. Duong Nga’s success in the field of art can be compared to the flowering of a family with an artistic tradition.

Bà Nga Dương - con gái ông Dũng

Figure 4. Ms. Nga Duong – Gemstone jewelry designer (Photo: Internet Collection)

Lost in the world of elite art

Hoi An Gem Art Museum is not only a place to display gems but also a place to preserve the historical and cultural values ​​of Quang Nam. Visitors will learn about the traditional gem mining and processing process, as well as the unique cultural beauty of the local people. In the museum there are documentary images of the process of mining gemstones. Visitors can preserve these very unique images at the museum.

Hoi An Gem Art Museum – Ideal Destination for Travel

With a luxurious, modern display space and a team of professional and enthusiastic staff, Hoi An Gem Museum promises to bring visitors the best sightseeing and shopping experiences. This place is an ideal destination for those who love the beauty of gemstones, want to learn about history, culture and shop for unique souvenirs.

Hoi An Gem Museum is not only a place to display gems but also a place to preserve the historical and cultural values ​​of Quang Nam. Visitors will learn about the traditional gem mining and processing process, as well as the unique cultural beauty of the local people.

Không gian khác bên trong bảo tàng đá quý Hội An

Figure 5. Other spaces inside Hoi An Gem Museum

Some notes when visiting the museum:

  • Maintain order, do not joke or make noise in the museum.
  • Do not touch the exhibits.
  • Only take photos in permitted areas.
  • Maintain general hygiene and dispose of trash in designated places.
  • Comply with museum instructions and regulations
  • You should wear polite, discreet clothing when visiting the museum.
  • Avoid bringing bulky items that can easily collide with exhibits
  • Bulky luggage should be returned at the museum’s luggage counter.
  • Only bring necessary items such as wallet, phone, camera,…
  • Visitors can shop for souvenirs at the museum shop.
  • The museum has a cafe and restaurant area for visitors to rest and relax.
  • It is recommended to spend at least 1-2 hours to fully visit the museum.

Hoi An Gem Museum is not only a place to display beautiful gems but also a place to learn about history, culture and art. Unfortunately, for some reasons, the museum is temporarily closed, you cannot visit this museum to have interesting and useful experiences. With what we have written above, we hope visitors will be able to imagine the collections available at Hoi An Gem Museum. In order not to waste time exploring the history and culture of Hoi An ancient town, you can visit other museums in Hoi An such as:  Hoi An Trade Ceramics Museum, Hoi Sa Huynh Cultural Museum An – Preserving Cultural Heritage For More Than 2000 Years, Hoi An Folk Culture Museum, Hoi An Traditional Medicine Museum…or Hoi An Silk Village.

After hours of strolling around exploring the ancient beauty and rich cultural heritage of Hoi An, let the famous specialty restaurant in Hoi An, Anabas Restaurant, bring you a special culinary experience. Can not forget. Located right in the heart of Hoi An ancient town (29 Street Phan Chu Trinh, Minh An Ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam) Anabas Restaurant is proud to be the ideal destination to enjoy the typical specialties of this land , from Hoi An chicken rice dishes, cao lau, banh xeo, to fresh grilled fish dishes, all made from fresh ingredients and special family recipes. Each dish is a fascinating culinary journey, taking you from the elegant and gentle to the rich and warm taste. Anabas Restaurant – Where Hoi An cuisine and culture blend together. We look forward to welcoming you!

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