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Address: Nguyen Van Huyen road, Cau Giay district | Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 4 3756 2193
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is a unit under Vietnam Academy of Scocial...
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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The Museum of Ethnology is a little bit hard to get to. That said, we were glad we made the trip (about 30 minutes by cab, which costs $5-6--both depending on traffic). The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The Museum of Ethnology is a little bit hard to get to. That said, we were glad we made the trip (about 30 minutes by cab, which costs $5-6--both depending on traffic). The museum includes extensive examples of different ways of life (from clothes, to tools, to art and religion) amongst the many different identities of Vietnam. We particularly enjoyed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

A great display of different peoples, artifacts and photography. A very pleasant atmosphere inside and out. Lots of interest and fabulous traditional houses in the gardens. Definitely go there!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This Morning we visited the Museum in Hanoi. In about two hours you can see and experience a lot and, learn a lot about the People which live peacefull together in this beautiful Country. Inside, as well as outside we enjoyed our visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The area offers examples of how 14 different cultures of Vietnam build their houses and live. It's a great immersive experience for a low entrance fee. It takes some time to walk through but is definitely worth the time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

It is clearly one of the most famous museums in Vietnam and it deserves that name. At is a big museum with a lot of outdoor activities for children and many houses that are rebuild in the museum park. And not just rebuild, they are not copies. The Nhà rông, a big community house is built by the ethnic group... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Very interesting and gives good understanding of the many minority groups and ethnic diversity of Vietnam. We probably would have enjoyed even more if we weren't so affected by the heat.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If you are into learning about the different ethnic groups of Vietnam and Asia, then this museum is perfect for you. Very informative, good exhibits. It does lack air conditioning though (they only have it at the entrance to the museum) so on the day I was there at least it was very hot while walking around the museum. Would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Fantastic snapshot of traditional Vietnam. Love to sit and watch the couples who come here to have their wedding photos taken. Always interesting and worth the effort to get there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Interesting museum of the variety of Vietnamese peoples and cultures. Particularly liked the outdoor exhibits of houses and meeting places that were typical of the people. Also a water puppet show and exhibit. Building and expanding the museum might have more open now. Definitely worth a few hours of exploring, experiencing and learning.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A very interesting insight into the numerous groups that make up Vietnam today and a fascinating outside exhibition. Indoors there is no air conditioning so you would not want to dally too long. We had an excellent guide who picked out the important places to look.

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Address: Address: Nguyen Van Huyen road, Cau Giay district | Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 4 3756 2193
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi

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