Vietnam will open its first-ever science museum in the southern province of Dong Nai in 2018, VnExpress reported Friday.
Work on the site will begin in 2015 with an estimated investment of US$60-70 million in total.
Pham Van Sang, director of Dong Nai Science and Technology Department said the museum will possibly be located in an area of 250,000 square meters in Xuan Duong Commune, Cam My District.
The museum will have three main sections a static display section, a special exhibition section and an outdoor section, VnExpress reported.
The exhibits will include items on scientific history, as well as illustrations of achievements in all fields of science including geology, physics, chemistry, biology and environmental science, local media have reported.
"I hope the museum will foster passion for science and technology in the youth, especially students," Dr. Nguyen Quan, Minister of Science and Technology, told VnExpress.
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