Dục Thanh School was built in 1908, during the Duy Tân movement, an anti-French and pro-independence society in Vietnam, of Phan Chu Trinh to expand people’s knowledge. This is a private school with the most progressive teaching content in Bình Thuận at that time, founded by Nguyễn Qúy Anh and Nguyễn Trọng Lội (son of patriot Nguyễn Thông). The school taught Vietnamese alphabet, besides it also teaches Chinese characters and French characters. The school also spread the spirit of patriotism for the young generation.
Dục Thanh School imprinted with President Hồ Chí Minh
In September 1910, Nguyễn Tất Thành (later President Hồ Chí Minh) had stopped to get a job here. At the age of 20, he was the youngest teacher at the school. He taught Vietnamese alphabet, Chinese characters and also physical exercises. However, in February 1911, he left Dục Thanh School and continued to pursue his passion.
On May 19, 1983, on the occasion of President Ho Chi Minh’s 93 birthday, the Ho Chi Minh Museum was constructed in Phan Thiết.
The museum includes a total of historical and cultural works such as: Dục Thanh school relic, the Museum of President Ho Chi Minh and his monument, on an area of 7,000 square metres with many intesting things to see.
– The museum displays more than 890 showpieces relating to the life and work of the President, especially those about his youth.
– The school still intact include royal house – where the teacher and pupil boarding; Crouching anyway; star fruit trees backyard.
- Address: 39 Trưng Nhị, Đức Nghĩa Ward, Phan Thiết city, Bình Thuận Province.
- Opening hour: daily from 7 Am – 17 Pm.
- Entrance fee: free