Hanoi to spend $37 mln on museum displays

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Hanoi City's government has agreed to invest VND 775 billion (US$37.2 million) in the content design of Hanoi Museum, Tuoi Tre newspaper reported Sunday.

 

According to the report, the investment will be spent for the museum's four floors and an outdoor exhibition area.

 

At the first floor's hall, the museum will feature images of the legendary dragon which is considered a symbol of the capital's 1000-year history and culture.

 

Whereas, the second floor will be home of Hanoi's nature during pre-Thang Long period, and the third will display artifacts representing the capital's history from the 11th to 20th century, Tuoi Tre said.

 

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The highest place will depict Hanoi during French colonism period and the Vietnam war, as well as the pursuit and building of socialism until doi moi period.

 

The content design will be carried out by Story INC from New Zealand and invested by the capital's Department of Construction.

The project is expected to finished by December 2014.

 

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