Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Museum is located on 97A Pho Duc Chinh Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. The museum was built in the late 1987 as a result of a decision made by the People’s Committee of the city, but it was not until 1991 that it was officially opened.
The building comprised of three floors. The first and second floors are the place where exhibitions of art works by Vietnamese and foreigners artists take place. On the third one are rooms for displaying the works from the 7th to early 20th centery, including Champa and Oc Eo art work, Vietnamese antiques (ceramics, red-lacquered and gilded products, mother-of-pearl inlaid wood, etc.), traditional handicrafts of the Vietnamese ethnic groups and Western art.