Kon Tum Museum – An impressive tourist destination in Kon Tum

Kon Tum Provincial Museum was inaugurated and put into service for visitors in August 2012, a project to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of Kon Tum province (February 9, 1913 – February 9, 2013), located Right at the beginning of the gateway to the center of Kon Tum city, next to the gentle, windy Dak Bla river. With many rich and attractive display contents, a spacious and airy campus and beautiful, poetic landscape, the Museum has become an attractive tourist destination for domestic and foreign tourists. to Kon Tum.

March 4, 2013

With more than 20,000 artifacts – documents, photos, and scientific documents on display, the museum has shown typical and unique features, reflecting the history and culture of ethnic groups in Kon Tum province. In addition to being displayed at the Kon Tum Museum, ethnographic artifacts have been displayed in provinces and cities nationwide such as Lam Dong, Gia Lai, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City… The displayed artifacts include value for research and scientific research, the most prominent of which is the Paleolithic collection. When visiting the museum, visitors cannot help but notice the richness and diversity of the collection of ceramics, jewelry and various types of production tools from ancient times, especially the collection of artifacts. from the Lung Leng archaeological site. Through the results of scientific research, history of formation and development, Kon Tum is considered a legendary land, archaeological findings have proven that this was once an ancient land, where prehistoric people chose to live. as a place of residence.

Learning about the customs and cultural characteristics of indigenous peoples is also one of the interesting things for visitors to Kon Tum Museum. Here, visitors will have the opportunity to fully learn about unique living customs and traditions, along with festivals, traditional crafts and admire the national cultural artifacts on display. Quite complete and lively.

April 4, 2013

Coming to the Kon Tum Museum is also an opportunity to review the heroic traditions of the nation as well as see the contributions of the people of Kon Tum province in the two resistance wars against the French colonialists and the American imperialists. the work of building and defending the fatherland. The images and artifacts here have also made a strong impression and feelings of pride in viewers about a long, persistent and heroic revolutionary struggle of the people of Kon Tum province.

Coming to the nature display, visitors will admire vivid images of beautiful waterfalls, large lakes, the majesty of the great mountains, the diversity and richness of precious minerals. and rare flora and fauna species, especially Ngoc Linh Ginseng, an endemic medicinal herb in Vietnam and the world that is being built into a national brand product. A highlight that nature bestows on Kon Tum is the Mang Den Plateau, with its wild, majestic beauty and special climate (average annual temperature 18-20 degrees Celsius). invested and developed into one of the national key tourist areas; images of daily life and innocence of indigenous people in traditional costumes of the Gia Rai, Banar, De Trieng, Xe Dang, Brau, and Româm people.

On the journey to explore tourist attractions in Kon Tum city, after visiting the museum, tourists go down Dak Bla river to visit Kon Tum Prison where the iron, resilient and indomitable will of the soldiers is marked. communists in the struggle against French colonialism, where the first Communist Party cell of Kon Tum province was born in 1930.

Currently, the Museum has become a tourist destination for tourists from near and far on their journey to explore the Central Highlands, explore the three-border land of Vietnam – Laos – Cambodia, in addition to visual sightseeing, tourist attractions. Guests can also watch documentary and scientific films, access and exploit information, documents and images through the national intangible culture data bank that has been invested in and has the ability to connect. with 14 regional satellite stations nationwide to systematically promote and introduce the traditional cultural values ​​of the community of 54 Vietnamese ethnic groups in general and of Kon Tum province in particular.

To propagate, introduce and promote the image of Kon Tum land and people, in recent times, Kon Tum province has organized thematic exhibitions to serve visitors and those in need. research, study, and those who love the land and people of Kon Tum to maximize the value of education, learn history and culture through information, documents, images and artifacts displayed and introduced. presented at the Museum./.

Van Phat