Sapa museum – A place keeps the characteristic of the town

Sapa museum – A place keeps the characteristic of the town

24-02-2017 17:16 Posted by: Thao Tran
Before entering Sapa’s villages, you should visit Sapa museum firstly to learn more about the culture, life and beliefs of people and get a great trip then.

For those traveling to Sapa to explore the culture,traditions here orthose who want to know generally about the culture, this is the place where they should firstly visit in Sapa after arriving here.

sapa museum

Sapa museum is the place which preserves the beauty of tradition of Sapa people (dulichdaiviet)

Located right in the town of Sapa, Sapa museum opens free all weekdays from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm.  Museum in Sapa is an impassable destination talking about tradition and history of Sapa.

sapa museum-entrance

Antique entrance of the museum (dulichdaiviet)

Inaugurated and operated based on model of a French – Arcachon in 2007, Sapa museum now keeps and preserves approximately 200 artifacts as well as models, publications and documentary films about the life and history of peoples living here.

sapa museum-house

Unique houses of ancients in the past (dulichdaiviet)

You can walk to Sapa Museum from Lao Cai center. In Sapa museum, you will see objects or reappeared images of the life, culture, religious practice and even costumes of Hmong, Giay, Xa Pho,Ha Nhi and Dao ethnic  groups.

sapa museum-item

Beautiful brocade items are made by clever hand of artists here (dulichdaiviet)

This is one of the most famous Vietnam tourist spots which is placed in a complex house on stilts with moderate area.

The first floor is used to showcase artifacts and documents related to the life and beliefs of H'Mong and Red Dao ethnic people. You'll see a lot of arts and crafted items which are meticulously crafted in deep tradition as a reminder of a glorious time of handicrafts. It is also a new direction for the life of  villagers in Sapa.

sapa museum-custom

A simulated wedding of Dao Do ethnic (dulichdaiviet)

In addition, you can see dummies simulated customs, ceremonies, or weddings of tribes, houses featuring for each ethnic minorities, daily items and jewelry of ancient people.

sapa museum-souvenir

There are many unique souvenirs that you can freely choose for yourself (dulichdaiviet)

There are also small areas exhibiting brocade items, materials, etc., you can choose a small gift when you leave here.

When visiting Museum in Sapa, you will have to praise for its creation and meticulous art of ethnic groups as well as be surprised at the culture and customs of the ancient people. Although the development of modern life has spread to many remote mountainous areas, ethnic minorities in the town still try to preserve and promote their nice tradition and identity.

Read more: Guidance for a Sapa trekking tour in detail you should take note!

Read more