Quang Ninh Museum – Library is located in the Column 3 cultural complex in Hong Hai Ward, Halong City, Quang Ninh Province. This is one of the key works of celebrating 50 years of establishment of the province (30/10/1963 – 30/10/2013). Quang Ninh Museum – Library has many valuable exhibits with beautiful space and unique architecture, so this place is a tourist destination attracting crowds of people and tourists to visit.
2. The special formation and architecture of the Quang Ninh Museum – Library
The Quang Ninh Museum – Library was built with an area of up to 24.000m2 and has a total investment of up to 900 billion VND, designed by the famous Spanish architect Salvador Perez Arroyo.
Quang Ninh Museum – Library consists of three blocks connected by a system of bridge for the museum, library and seminar, display area. Built upon the idea of a mineral characteristic of Quang Ninh that is coal, Quang Ninh Museum – Library is a work as a beautiful symbol of the most beautiful coastal road in Halong.
Quang Ninh Museum – Library was built quite special with the installation of up to 14,000 m² of tempered glass with the ability to prevent self-breaking due to heat changes and the architectural methods that make the building like a huge mirror reflecting the image of the beautiful Halong Bay.
3. Layers in the Quang Ninh Museum – Library
You will be amazed at the entrance to the ground floor of the museum, where visitors can admire the model of sailing and whale skeleton.
Stepping up to the first floor, the first impression of the visitors is seeing the extremely unique architecture with the layout of the columns displayed in the form of pipes made of the most modern materials such as tempered glass railing or like the steel frame system.
In particular, each of these pipes represents a specific area of marine reproduction, marine ecosystems, geology, endemic fauna and flora, and insects.
And visitors will be amazed as witnessing the scene of the ocean before the eyes when looking at the fabric covering the rocky mountains of Halong Bay with the technology showcases the water effect that visitors are extremely interested.
Stepping up to the second floor of Quang Ninh Museum – Library, visitors will feel that this place looks like a giant wooden boat, which contains many historic values of Bach Dang battle, of the anti-French resistance war or Buddhist culture of Truc Lam Yen Tu, especially there are traces of the prehistoric times.
Coming to the Quang Ninh exhibition area of against the French war, tourists will immediately see the forest cover as the image of the heroic Dong Trieu area. Beside the anti-French resistance warfare area, tourists are impressed when entering the reconstruction of the anti-American war with the aircraft built in large space makes people remember the glorious resistance of the air force.
Especially for many visitors to spiritual culture space associated with Yen Tu and Truc Lam Zen, tourists will be witnessed many valuable objects along with a model of extremely unique Dong pagoda, in addition to big screen showing live images from the relic and scenic Yen Tu 24/24h and beside is the space of the Tran Dynasty relics in Dong Trieu.
The third floor is a place to display the economic achievements and cultural identity of the peoples of Quang Ninh province. Tourists will see many objects used in mining activities, the images of Uncle Ho visiting and working in Quang Ninh, especially the image of imitation coal industry, the coal mining system with wooden columns, trailers …, causing visitors experience many things about this industry.
At this floor, the entire history of the coal mining industry in Quang Ninh is re-imagined from the Nguyen Dynasty until the French colonial period and until now, all are clearly outlined here. A 1: 1 coal mine simulator with columns, wagons, mine workers are working … with simple images have set up a dynamic and true space to every detail makes visitors think they are entering a mine in Quang Ninh.
Coming to the exhibition space of culture, visitors will feel the life of 14 ethnic groups in Quang Ninh from ethnic minorities to large ethnic groups such as Kinh, San Diu, Hoa, Tay, Dao … This place is built with the design of simple roofs, indigenous furniture, wooden pillars in the middle of the house.
Come to the last space of the Museum where there are many images of Uncle Ho to Quang Ninh, the images show Quang Ninh was honored to have Uncle Ho visited 7 times and other historical documents of the land Quang Ninh, this really means great in educating young people today.
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