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I would rank this as THE top museum in Addis just because of Lucy.
It seems the Etnological museum is worth visiting, but we decided on this one and the Red Terror Martyrs museum.
Happy with these choices.
The museum is an interesting place to learn about evolution.
It was especially exciting to see Lucy and other early humanoid skeletons. Although Lucy wasn’t as complete as i thought she’s be, it was still an eye opener to see the first ever discovered humanoid....More
There was a lady with grey hair at the desk at the entrance who takes the money for the tickets. She and all the other people there were soooo helpful when we asked questions about Addis Ababa and where to find things. Thank you to...More
The highlight of this museum is the replica of the 3.5 million year old skull of 'Lucy'. Her discovery in 1974 proved that our ancestors were walking earlier than we had thought.There are also some interesting stone statues of females.
The museum is laid out...More
This place is a main attraction in the city. Start downstairs with Lucy if you wanna best the crowds/school kids. It’s affordable and easy to navigate. The Lucy restaurant next door has great food that’s varied and has a nice atmosphere.
At times the lighting was poor, and the interpretitive signs were not always translated or even present. It seemed like the museum is under-funded based on the condition of the displays and the building. Nevertheless I am very glad I went. I learned a lot...More