Museum of Trade Ceramics museum dedicated to the history of ceramics in Hoi’an

Last Update: 24th October 2020
With the efforts of local Chinese and Japanese descendants, Museum of Trade Ceramics is built to commemorate the history of hundreds of years of ceramics trade in Hoi An. It was originally built in 1858. The facade of the wooden museum is very common just like other residential houses.
Museum of Trade Ceramics Fast Facts
  • Name: Museum of Trade Ceramics
  • ​​​Location: 80 Tran Phu Street, Hội An
  • Things to do there: History of Ceramics in Hoi An, Photography
  • Who visits: History Lovers, Photographers, Culture Lovers
  • Time required: 30 x minutes

What to expect at the Museum of Trade Ceramics

Museum of Trade Ceramics doesn’t stand out in Hoi An. The items there were made between the 8th and 18th Centuries. The variety is not so rich. Most of them come from China, Vietnam and Japan. There are also many cultural objects from the Middle East and other places. They witnessed good development of trade in Hoi An, and also demonstrate the prosperity of ceramics trade in Southeast Asia hundreds of years ago.
The museum has damaged ceramics as well as complete ones to appreciate. It is not crowded with visitors. If you are interested in ceramics, you could stopover it and enjoy a quiet surrounding there. In addition, the second floor is a good spot to overlook the bird’s eye view of the Hoi An Old Town.

Best time to visit the Museum of Trade Ceramics

You could visit it any time during the opening hours.
You could visit it around the year.


How to get to the Museum of Trade Ceramics

You could take a direct bus or train to Hoi An from Da Nang. And then walk to the museum. Alternatively, just rent a vehicle to the town from Da Nang directly.


Additional Museum of Trade Ceramics Travel Advice

  • Opening hours: 07:00 – 17:30.
  • Then entrance to the Museum of Trade Ceramics is included in the ticket for the Hoi An Town.
  • Please keep quiet in the museum.

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