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Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

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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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Beautifully laid out museum! Our guide was very informative. Enjoyed the exhibits and amazed by the number of native tribes living in Vietnam.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Beautifully laid out museum! Our guide was very informative. Enjoyed the exhibits and amazed by the number of native tribes living in Vietnam.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

I never expected that I would find such a great museum with amazing ethnological exhibitions here. It's very knowledgable and eye-opening. You will see Southeast Asian people from different ethnic groups, their languages, unique cultures and lifestyles which are very interesting and there are lots of beautiful photos of hilltribe people. Such powerful photography. It's a bit far from Hanoi... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Must go to this Musueum. Important information about Viet Nam & its various ethnic groups. Ensure you visit the "houses" outside in the garden as they are amazing & will appreciate how they lived & still do.

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Affligem
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We loved this museum a lot ... Museum was a brilliant outdoor museum that takes you through the different histories and buildings that they used to use, some are still built this way. Visited the museum with our children 15 and 20 years Old.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

What an informative and interesting museum. The outside consisting of full scale constructions of various styes of housing used by the ethnic minorities is by far the best part and depending on your degree of interest could take up to 3 hours to explore. The inside exhibits consisting of examples of tools, clothing, religious artifacts, musical instruments etc.is also well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Best to go on a sunny day, as there are outdoor "houses" to visit. Very interesting to see the different ethnics in Vietnam and learn their cultural differences.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I didn't read up on this museum but went on the advice of a local. I spent hours there, with easy to read info on the ethnic groups that make up Vietnam. Loved the houses that you can explore.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Very traditional type of museum, artefacts and reproductions of items grouped by indigenous group, all a bit same-y no aircon or truly special exhibits - not something I would recommend unless you are truly rooted in ethnology

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This was absolutely brilliant, an outdoor museum that takes you through the different histories and buildings that they used to use, some are still built this way. Pay special attention to where the daughter in law has to sleep, quite funny. Best with a guide.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Well-rated, this museum is in two parts. Inside there are lots of exhibits but they become a little monotonous. The other bit, outside, is the highlight with lots of reconstructed full size buildings from different ethnic groups in Vietnam. Worth making the effort to climb into the ling house in particular.

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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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