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Address: Algeria St Piazza Haile, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Phone Number: 251920747162
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It's there...inside the University!

Hard to find, it's hidden inside the University. But keep at it and you'll be happy when you see it. A life cycle approach to presenting the different aspects of life and people... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Interesting but def not well curated. The artifacts are not very well shown, it is a bit messy and under protected. It is a pity since it is where you can see Lucy!

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hollande
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The presentation of the exposition is interessant. Possible to compare different ethnies. There is enough explanations, most of all of the main practices, and not to many.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Hard to find, it's hidden inside the University. But keep at it and you'll be happy when you see it. A life cycle approach to presenting the different aspects of life and people in Ethiopia.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Evolution of Nomadic. History of Ethiopia is well described. Educational spread by renowned educationists are things to be self enlightenment.

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This former palace building houses a rather small, but very interesting museum of lives in Ethiopia. It is a good place to learn about different aspects of lives in this wonderful country. The exhibits have detailed explanations, but having a guide made it much easier for us.

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Soesterberg, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Great museum for African standards. Some great things are displayed inside. Unfortunately they had some problems with the lights in most of the rooms at the time we visited. But overall a very interesting place with also a nice garden.

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Khartoum
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

Have seen many beautiful things and took photos with lucy first and a very old car and many historical music farm tools and clothes

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

There is a lot to see inside this little museum, but to fully appreciate it, you need to hire a guide. It's quite dark inside and the presentation could be better, but at least they managed to put it all here so that one day if they have funds and a real curator, it will be top notch. I was... More 

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Brier, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Unfortunately they were suffering a power outage while we were there so some rooms were too dark to see, but they had very interesting displays on various regional customs and church artifacts. I very much enjoyed the preserved bedrooms and bathrooms from the imperial era.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Set within Haile Selassie’s former palace and surrounded by the beautiful gardens and fountains of Addis Ababa University’s main campus is the enthralling Ethnological Museum. Even if you’re not normally a museum fan, this one is worth a bit of your time – it’s easily one of the finest museums in Africa.It’s well worth coming to this museum twice; once... More 

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