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Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

Address: Nguyen Van Huyen road, Cau Giay district | Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 4 3756 2193
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Ranked #3 of 90 Attractions in Hanoi
Type: History Museums, Museums
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is a unit under Vietnam Academy of...
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Type: History Museums, Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is a unit under Vietnam Academy of Scocial Sciences. Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is both a research centre and a public museum exhibiting the ethnic groups of Vietnam. The mission of the Museum is scientific research, collection, documentation, conservation, exhibition and preserving the cultural and historic patrimony of the nation's different ethnic groups. The museum also serves to guide research, conservation, and technology that are specific to the work of an ethnographic museum.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

They have done a creative job of demonstrating the cultural history and architecture of the ethnic groups. Wander through the outdoor area to explore a dozen tribal home and buildings. You can walk in and really get a sense of them. Inside the building there are two floors of costumes, instruments, pottery, etc., along with a photo display that is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Old buildings and structures brought in from all over Vietnam. Well worth a visit when you visit Ha Noi

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful authentic village sets. Lot of pictures and beautiful costumes. You will learn about the various cultures of the region

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

This is a must-visit museum in Hanoi. Very unique. We love it very much. You can easily see lots of tourists here everyday.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

A good way to experience Vietnamese ethnology. Md ont miss either the gift shop, or the full sized home replicas outdoors.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

the outdoor space is great for family with young kids. there is also a nice cafe-restaurant in the gardens.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Worth a visit to have a better understanding of all the ethnic groups living around Vietnam. The outdoor buildings are excellent. Bonus if you get to see the water puppet show.

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Woodbridge, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Do not want to say too much since most of you have the information about this museum. However, if you are intereseted in the history and hill tribe, go there

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

My husband and I traveled to Hanoi and visited the Museum of Ethnology. I was surprised to discover that Vietnam had so many ethnic minorities, and that each group was very distinct from the others. It was fascinating to see each ethnic group's history, language origins, clothing, food, dance, and other cultural contributions. We had opportunities to walk into houses... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

You can get all things about Vietnam Ethnologies here, this museum shown me everything about the history of Vietnam

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