JavaScript is off. Please enable to view full site.

Vietnam to build comprehensive nature museum system

Friday, January 23, 2015, 20:15 GMT+7

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has given the go-ahead for a project to develop the Vietnam National Museum of Nature into a system of such facilities by 2025.

The Vietnamese Academy of Science and Technology had proposed such a project and the premier already approved it, according to the government’s news portal.

The existing Vietnam National Museum of Nature, located in Hanoi, will be turned into a leading research institution that plays a leading role in helping others in the system of national nature museums regarding research, collection, preservation, and exhibition of specimens.

The institution is also expected to raise visitors’ awareness of nature protection.

A new museum will be constructed either in the Quoc Oai urban zone in Hanoi’s Quoc Oai District, or the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in the Dong Mo tourism site, situated in the capital’s Son Tay District.

To cover an area of 32 hectares, the museum will include indoor exhibition sections, stone and geological parks, and lakes and aquariums.

The project is to be implemented in three phases spanning from this year to 2025.

Established in December 2012 in Cau Giay District, the current Vietnam National Museum of Nature has collaborated extensively with scientists from research institutions, universities, and agencies throughout the country, according to the museum’s website.

Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to get the latest news about Vietnam!

TUOI TRE NEWS

More

Read more

;

Photos

VIDEOS

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta celebrates spring with ‘hat boi’ performances

The art form is so popular that it attracts people from all ages in the Mekong Delta

Vietnamese youngster travels back in time with clay miniatures

Each work is a scene caught by Dung and kept in his memories through his journeys across Vietnam

Experience summer sand-boarding in Mui Ne

Sand-boarding, a popular activity amongst local children in the coastal tourism town of Mui Ne in south-central Vietnam, is attracting hundreds of tourists to the Red Sand Dunes

Young maple trees given better protection as Hanoi enters rainy season

The trees are currently growing well, with green leaves and healthy branches.

Hunting skinks for food in southern Vietnam

Skink meat is known to be soft, tasty, and highly nutritious.

Latest news