Cham Museum

Cham Museum

Situated in the heart of the city, the Museum of Cham Sculpture is the first museum to have been built by the French in 1919.

It features French architectural style in the early 20th century and some unique structural characteristics of Cham towers in the central region.

The museum is now home to over 400 artifacts, including many national treasures and pieces of various-sized Cham sculpture.

Cham Museum an oasis in the heart of Danang

Cham Phong Le tower relic is located in Group 4, Hoa Tho Dong ward, Cam Le district, is one of the important Cham tower relics with historical and cultural value in Danang city. Chronicle The site was identified by researchers around the 10th century and preserved by the Champa until at least the 12th century.

Since more than 100 years ago, the French built plantations on the site of the monument, so some stone sculptures were collected by the French and brought to Tourane Park (located by the hand must present Cham museum). These works were put on display in Museum Henri Parmentier (now the Museum of Danang Sculpture Sculpture). The collectible works include linga, the corner decorative reliefs, the Shiva Tympan sheet dance, the three reliefs of the Vishnu god, … are the rare sculptures of Champa art.

From 2011 to 2018, Danang Museum of Cham Sculpture in collaboration with the History Department, Hanoi University of Social Sciences and Humanities conducted three excavations and obtained many valuable artifacts. On this occasion, the Museum of Cham Sculpture presents 76 objects with many materials such as stone, quartz, ceramics … Artifacts including animal statues such as lions and elephants; decorating the roof like a statue of people praying, snake gods, fire ears, statue heads, god birds, tower temples, door pillars, there are also many leaf nose tiles, sculpted bricks …

Cham Museum Aerial View
Cham Museum Aerial View

Nhan aims to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the inauguration of the Danang Sculpture Museum (1919-2019), from January 28, 2019. The Danang Museum of Cham Sculpture opened the thematic gallery, and the ancient relics of Cham Phong Le tower 2011 – 2018.

Address: No. 02, 2-thang-9 Str, Danang City, Viet Nam

Phone / Fax: (84-236) 3574801 – (84-236) 3572935

Email: btdkc@danang.gov.vn / gdtt-baotangcham@danang.gov.vn

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