Lam Dong Museum
Located on a hill at No.4 Hung Vuong street, 3km from Dalat city the Northeast, Lamdong museum is the place displaying the historical objects of the locality, especially the cultural traditional objects of Lamdong province.
Overview of Lam Dong Museum in Dalat
The museum Has 9 showrooms displaying the contents like: The stages of history; the archaeological objects, the models of shelters, the tools for hunting, the traditional handicraft villages, traditional costumes, traditional festival and the objects of the two resistance wars.
Lam Dong museum keeps and display many collections of stone gongs which have been found in Lam Dong province. These include B’lao stone gong (Bao Lam district), Dinh Lac, Lien Dam, Hoa Nam, Son Dien stone gongs (Di Linh district). These proved that their life developed to a high rank. They could be sensitive to the interest and the beauty.
Coming to Lam Dong museum, visitors will find out about “Cat Tien archaeological site” or “Holy Land Cat Tien”, the valuable heritage of the ancient kingdom which was buried in the ground for thousands years ago. Cat Tien archaeological site was recognized as a national historical site in 1997.
Beside that, Lam Dong museum displays and introduces burial sites which were excavated in Lam Dong such as Dai Lang, Dai Lao(Bao Lam district), Da Don (Lam Ha district) and many artifacts such as collections of ceramic, farming tools, jewelleries, ect. Basing on the burial custom and artifacts, scientists can deduce that the owners of these sites were ethnic minorities in Lam Dong province. Their socio – economic development had the advantages enlarged their relation with many areas in Vietnam.
With the plan to attract more tourists, they will build the museum as a place for cultural center; 04 stilt-houses of the Ethnic groups like Ma, K’ho, Churu will be displayed. Besides, they also show the traditional handicraft like: pottery, weaving or organizing Buffalo-stabbing festival, Gonf performance, etc. on special occasions.
Besides, tourists can directly see more stes of Dan Da ( Lithophone-an ancient musical instrument) of Di Linh and B’Lao with their dates of 3,500-3,000 years; architecture vestiges of P’Roh (of Don Duong) and Cat Tien (of Cat Tien district); archaeological excavated from the tombs of native people in Dai Long (of Bao Lam district), Dai Lao (of Bao Loc city) and Da Don (of Lam Ha district).
The museum gathers nearly 10,000 items made from pottery, porcelain, copper and iron which valuable in the Southeast Asia. Lamdong museum management board has been trying their best to make it more and more special.
– Add: No. 4 Hung Vuong street, ward 10, Dalat city, Lamdong province.
– Tel: 0633.822.339 – Website: http://baotanglamdong.com.vn