Living space of a middle class family in Hanoi before 1954 is reproduced at the house No 87 in Ma May Street.
This typical house in Hanoi old quarters before 1954 was built in the 1890s.
The reproducer wants to highlight a living space of a middle class family with many generations living together.
The kids' bedroom next to the living room
A typewriter, a telephone and other things in the bedroom
Household utensils are chosen carefully to make the house look like the real one in the past
The kitchen at the end of the house
According to Professor Hoang Dao Kinh, Vice President of the Vietnam Association of Architects, the reproducer paid much attention to the kitchen which is most important to a Vietnamese house. The exhibits include pots, pans, bowls, plates, a cupboard and also popular dishes of Hanoians at that time.
A drinking water tank and a bronze basin next to the kitchen
Narrow and steep staircase to the second floor
The altar in a room on the second floor
Grandparents and parents teaching children here
The elderly's bedroom at the back of the second floor
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