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Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

Nguyen Van Huyen road, Cau Giay district | Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 4 3756 2193
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Nguyen Van Huyen road, Cau Giay district | Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This museum display the various ethic in Vietnam. They even display the few real size housing of different tribe. A very education if you want to learn about Vietnam

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Don't miss this one. Two cab drivers didn't know where to go and both wanted to take us to the crowded Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (6km away) so make sure you have the exact address with you. The Ethnology Museum did NOT close for lunch....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are going to be spending any time in Vietnam, especially in the North, it would behoove you to visit this wonderful museum. There are two buildings: one dedicated to Vietnam, and the other to the rest of Asia. This museum is a fantastic...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our guide took us to the museum and explained the exhibits it is a modern museum and very interesting well worth a visit , a local restaurant by the museum was also very good and not expensive

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Reviewed 5 days ago

There's also a cafe in the grounds with a fine selection of local and western food that is run by a charity that trains disadvantaged kids in the restaurant trade.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is a bit out of the way, the taxi cost about 250 Dong one way from the old town, but the most interesting museum seen in Hanoi, and the best one for children. We spent 2 hours... and should have been longer but it...More

Thank Brigid G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Always visit here when I am in Hanoi. Take the time to examine the exterior displays of minority group casing. Some renos occurring at level two at the second - therefore not so many displays at the second - however well worth a visit.

Thank Mcleod B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great to enjoy in case you love to understand more about Vietnam minority organizations. This museum displays all types of equipment, clothing, mode of worship, arts for various group types. Outdoor of this museum has housed prototypes in real size. You also can enter the...More

Thank Florri F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought this was just another Museum but its unique in itself and lots of stories goes with it. You can see how previous people live and how they live and you learn to appreciate what we have now .

Thank Tess S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent over an hour visiting the museum looking at the various buildings which represents the different ethnic groups villages. It provided great insight into this part of Vietnamese culture.

Thank John W
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Irene O
February 17, 2018|
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Response from Mikhail123 | Reviewed this property |
What on earth does this question have in connection with the ethnology museum ?
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MeganOnTheMap
May 30, 2017|
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
如果你能能夠讀英文那就沒問題。但在這裏的說明也是很間單,如果你有導遊的話就比較長細。
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Jenni J
November 28, 2016|
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Response from Kate A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, lt was not quite easy. I took a public bus no. 14 from hoan kiem to the museum just google map your location & destination and you can see the public bus number around the city in Hanoi only show them where you will drop... More
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