Over 400 artifacts and almost 10 relics, restored with 3D technology, reflecting the history of 1,300 years of continuous development of Viet Nam, through periods of Dai La, Dinh, Ly, Tran, Le, are on show at the National Assembly (NA) House’s two basement levels.
Covering an area of 3,700 m2 in the NA’s two basement levels, the exhibits are displayed in an archaeological stratigraphic principle (chronological order). Highlights and historical stories featured in each display detail the cultural value of the heritage during that period of time.
The works on display at the 2,000m2 second level basement date back to the early Thang Long period, in the seventh to ninth century
The walkway for visitors was designed in the centre of the exhibition space room
Visitors feel as though they are standing in the middle of an excavation site as they discover the vestiges of 17 wooden architectures, seven water-wells and many relics and daily utensils from the Dai La period, or the Dinh – Pre Le dynasty period
Metal utensils of the Vietnamese in pre-Thang Long period
The ‘Binh Minh Thang Long’ (Dawn of Thang Long) picture is made from pieces of broken bricks and tiles, which were unearthed at the excavation area
The 1,700m2 first level basement introduces artifacts dating back to the Thang Long period, or the Ly, Tran and Le dynasties, between the 11th and 18th century
The 42 light column system highlights the architecture of the palace structure in Ly dynasties, with 42 pillars, which were reconstructed under the floor
The exhibits include architectural materials and daily utensils
Visitors are also invited to watch films on the Ly dynasty’s architecture in a 60-people screening room located on the second basement.