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Red Terror Martyrs Memorial Museum

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Address: Bole Road, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Phone Number: +251- 11-5156197
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lovely to see how Ethiopia has pass all this tribal history and get here, great stuff in there that you really learn how one contry survived all this and become such a great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

lovely to see how Ethiopia has pass all this tribal history and get here, great stuff in there that you really learn how one contry survived all this and become such a great country.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The entrance is by donation. Pay the cost of a guide, otherwise you will be at a loss to interpret what you are seeing. This museum is dedicated to a horrific period in the history of Ethiopia that needs to be remembered.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am inspired to do some research on the history presented. A small but very well presented display. Shocking, graphic, beautifully laid out. Definitely worth visiting. A great learning and teaching tool.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

lovley to see how ethiopia has come from history, great stuff in there, amazing how pictures r still there

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

quite graphic and shocking to realise this happened in Ethiopia. well presented museum, our tour guide had actually been imprisoned during the Derg so we had first hand accounts - very moving.

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Halkidiki Region, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is in a location that is not easy to get to unless you take a cab and we just happened upon it which was fortunate. it is small and easy to get around, it costs nothing to get in but you can not take any bags in and have to give them to the security at the front... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very moving museum which covers critical event in Ethiopian history. Well displayed information - both photos and items.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As someone who lived through part of this, I wanted to pay my respects to those who suffered. As far as I know it was a truthful, balanced presentation of the subject.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a well curated experience and a worthwhile trip if you are in Addis. You should definitely take up the offer of a guide - our guide was a former revolutionary and was locked up by the regime during the military dictatorship. He explained the history and added some of his own perspectives which was invaluable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit here brought back so many memories of our visit to Cambodia's killing fields. The story of man's inhumanity to man is shockingly the same. The graphic photos and cases filled with human remains tell their own story, but our visit was made even more real by the fact that we were shown round by a survivor of the... More 

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