The Museum of Cham Sculpture in Da Nang is a place to store, preserve, and display many ancient artifacts of the Cham Pa ethnic culture. If you are interested and want to visit the Museum of Cham Sculpture, don’t miss the useful information about ticket prices, opening hours, and history in the article below!

Introdution To The Museum Of Cham Sculpture

The attraction is located at the corner of Bach Dang and Trung Nu Vuong streets, right on the banks of the Han River. The ChamPa Art Museum is the largest museum of Champa cultural values in our country and is the pride of the people of the coastal city of Da Nang.

History and Unique Architecture of the Museum of Cham Sculpture

The first building of the Museum was built in 1915 by two French architects, Auclair and Delaval, who agreed to design it. In addition, it was suggested by Henri Parmentier, the former dean of the Department of Archeology at the EFEO (French School of the Far East of the Ancients) at that time. Today, after many years of war, the architecture of the building is still almost intact without any renovation or modification.

The Museum of Cham Sculpture in Da Nang

When you visit the Museum of Cham Sculpture, you can not only learn about Vietnam’s history through antiques. But more than that, you can also immerse yourself in the wonderful architectural space that harmonizes French and Asian features.

In the mid-1930s, the first expansion of the Cham Pa Sculpture Museum was carried out. The purpose is to turn the space of the old museum into thematic galleries such as Tra Kieu room, Dong Duong room, My Son room, and Thap Ma room, and form corridors named after landmarks such as Kontum, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh, and Quang Nam, which exist to this day.

The last time was in 2016, when this place had fully restored buildings and upgraded the exhibition areas. In addition, there is space for performances, educational activities, and service areas.

The Massive Volume of Antiquities the Museum Keeps

The Museum of Cham Sculpture in Da Nang

The Danang Museum of Cham Sculpture owns nearly 2,000 large and small artifacts. All have been collected from many artists as well as from many parts of the country.Among those precious artifacts, there are nearly 500 objects currently on display inside the museum, 187 objects on display outside the museum’s garden grounds, and more than 1,200 objects currently being carefully stored inside the warehouse and not yet put on public display.

Explore The Cham Museum in Da Nang

Dong Duong is a Buddhist center located about 20 kilometers south of My Son Valley in Champa. Dong Duong Gallery offers visitors Buddhist sculptures. You will be surprised as well as delighted with the sophisticated carvings. A little bit of China and India, but also a lot of Champa.

Visitors to the Dong Duong gallery can view 21 artworks from the Dong Duong tower. Especially the Bodhisattva statue, the Deva statues, the Indochinese altar, etc. Even though it is only a small part, it is enough for you to imagine the magnificence and grandeur of this temple complex and Buddhist monastery.

My Son Gallery is an area dedicated to artifacts discovered and collected at My Son Sanctuary, Quang Nam. My son’s room houses 18 artifacts from three different groups.The group of artifacts discovered in the main tower, the group of artifacts discovered in the auxiliary tower, and the group of artifacts decorated on the front door or on the walls of the ancient tower
In the My Son gallery of the Cham Sculpture Museum, there are outstanding and attention-grabbing artifacts. must be mentioned as: the statue of Lord Shiva; the statue of God Ganesha; the birth of Brahma;…

Thap Mam Room – Binh Dinh

Thap Mam Room—Binh Dinh is a gallery that houses all ancient artifacts associated with the Champa people of Binh Dinh province. Thap Mam Room holds a total of 67 exquisite sculptures. shows the very own culture of the Cham Pa people. The ancients are almost well preserved, remaining intact. despite dating from the 12th to the 15th centuries.

Tra Kieu Gallery displays antiques from the first capital of the ancient Champa people. The Tra Kieu Room of the Cham Sculpture Museum currently holds more than 43 ancient works and artifacts. It dates from the VII–VIII and XI–XII centuries. All the unique artifacts must be mentioned, such as Shiva, Vishnu, the altar, creative power, etc.

Notes to Know When Going to The Museum Of Cham Sculpture

When visiting the Danang Museum of Cham Sculpture, you should note the following to ensure a comfortable visit:

  • Without any action or impact on the artifact
  • Do not smoke; use raincoats; and remember to throw trash in the right place.
  • Do not use flash to photograph artifacts. Do not bring or use tripods for shooting at the Cham Sculpture Museum.
  • Preserve the landscape in and around the museum.
  • Walk lightly, speak softly, and do not laugh or make loud noises during the tour.

The Museum of Cham Sculpture is listed as one of the top one exhibition museums in Vietnam. If you’re traveling in Da Nang, remember to visit this interesting place. Don’t forget, if you need to book tours, hotel rooms, or air tickets, please contact Da Nang Tours City immediately with the information below: