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Hanoi Police Museum

While on a history trip around Hanoi, check out the Hanoi Police Museum, where you will get to learn about the history of Hanoi’s police force through fascinating photographs and exhibits.

A comprehensive display labelled in Vietnamese, French, and English is neatly laid out in this single-story building to help tourists understand the history of Hanoi’s police force through the years. The museum is divided into several rooms — one room explains about the police uprising from 1946-1954, another portrays the fight against the CIA from 1954-1975, one controversial room shows how the police fought to destroy socialisation in Vietnam, while the last room explains the state of the police force today. Other interesting things to see in this museum include photographs, documents, various dioramas, and an interesting display of police uniforms. Visiting this attraction will surely make you appreciate Hanoi more.



The Hanoi Police Museum is located at 67 Ly Thuong Kiet, Hanoi.


Opening Days and Hours

Opens daily from 8:00 to 17:00.


Entry Fee and Bookings

Entrance to this attraction is free.


How to Get There

  • Fly to Hanoi via AirAsia, Korean Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Thai Airways, and Vietnam Airlines.
  • From Hanoi, board a mototaxi to Hanoi Police Museum.


Suggested For

  • Solo travelers
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Groups of friends


Time to Spend

Average time to spend in this attraction is one hour.


Popularity and Best Time to Go

Best time to visit Hanoi Police Museum is between 9:00 and 11:00.



Some of the dining places you should try when you visit Hanoi Police Museum include Kimono Japanese Restaurant, Namaste Hanoi, Cong Ca Phe, Jaspas Restaurant, San Ho, Antique Cafe, and Papa Joe’s.


Nearby Attractions

  • St. Joseph’s Cathedral
  • Old Quarter
  • Hoan Kiem Lake
  • Temple of Literature
  • Ho Chi Minh Museum



Hanoi Old Quarter Hotel, Thaison Palace Hotel, Angel Palace Hotel, Hanoi Rocks Hostel, Hanoi Holiday Diamond Hotel, Golden Cyclo Hotel, Chic Boutique Hotel, and Hanoi Buddy Inn are some hotels offering accommodations near Hanoi Police Museum. Rates range from USD 25 to USD 120.

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