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Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

Nguyen Van Huyen road, Cau Giay district | Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 48360350
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As featured in 3 days in Hanoi and 1 other guide
Ranked #3 of 103 attractions in Hanoi
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Type: History Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is a unit under the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Hanoi City. Both a research centre and a public museum... more » Owner description: Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is a unit under the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Hanoi City. 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. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

not too far from centre of hanoi, there are many interesting ask and answers question around vietnam museum of ethnology, which i found very posive!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

We enjoy getting to know the history of the culture and location we are traveling in. The Museum was recommended to us by a travel guide. It was great to learn about the wide ethnic groups, living environments and lifestyles of the people.

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Tel Aviv
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

We visited in April 2014 with guides from Hanoi Kids. Having them along to explain the exhibits and answer questions made for a really positive and interesting experience. I'm sure we got far more out of it that way than we would have just wandering around on our own.

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Banbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Not far from Hanoi centre, this museum gives you a great insight into Vietnam, its culture, ceremonies and differing areas. There are a number of houses that have been built in the grounds of the museum which are very interesting. This museum is well recommended as a first stop before you launch into the wider Vietnam.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Fascinating place. Minimal charge to enter. Great historical display inside regarding the ethnic diversity within Vietnam plus an excellent outdoor display of regional houses and other exhibits. Something for adults and kids alike.

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Orange, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

A really concise way to understand the vietnamese culture. Of course there would be so much more but a wonderful introduction. Beautiful peaceful place to visit.

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Bunbury, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

What a wonderful cultural experience! In every respect this educational attraction fulfilled our expectations. Having visited museums the world over, we were still enthralled with the presentation and high quality of exhibits. We took countless photos, but choosing several to display here couldn't begin to capture the *timeless magic* conveyed by this experience. Do watch your head, if you're tall.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Museum well laid out . learned a lot about the ethnic minorities of Vietnam . Maps and tools used very effective

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

I go a few times every year. Number one place I recommend to visitors. Fantastic outdoor exhibits. Great place to bring kids.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

We visited with guides from the Hanoikids guide service and they were utterly fabulous. The housing exhibits were interesting but our guides bought it to life, especially for my boys.

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