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Address: Nguyen Van Huyen road, Cau Giay district | Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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+84 4 3756 2193
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8:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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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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Our tour didn't give us nearly enough time

We had only about 50 minutes when we probably could have spent half a day (or more). Luckily we started in the outdoor portion where they had full-sized houses from some of the... read more

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Peoria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had only about 50 minutes when we probably could have spent half a day (or more). Luckily we started in the outdoor portion where they had full-sized houses from some of the 57 ethnic groups in Vietnam. They were fascinating and my wife and I ended up spending all but 10 minutes of our brief time visiting the houses,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great museum with lots of information on the dress and way of life of all the different groups of Vietnam . There are also dwellings and a water puppet show on the grounds.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Museum on Ethnology was the first place the we visited upon our arrival to Vietnam and it was a good place to start. It provides a good understanding of the Vietnamese culture.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can view traditional houses and artifacts from the many different ethnic groups of Vietnam here. The cafe which employs disadvantaged youth provides tasty food at a very reasonable price, too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I enjoyed the real size traditional houses in the museum's garden. I even took a 20 minute nap in one of the houses when everyone was watching the show outside and it was the best nap ever. Beside the traditional houses, the museum offers information about the different ethnic groups in Vietnam, their lifestyle and culture. I think it is... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good museum to better understand the evolution of the Vietnamese people, and the different ethnic groups that comprise it. You'll see artifacts, dress, sample lodging, etc. It is a worthwhile visit.. not exciting... but worthwhile.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It is both indoor and outdoor museum. The outdoor museum have samples of the Vietnamese houses and how they lived while the inside shows how the different tribes lived. Its a nice visit just to understand their culture.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a quick run through the 54 ethnic minorities and how they live; very nicely organised. Very impressive are also the ethnic houses built in their yard; you are not likely to see them all in your tour otherwise, truly impressive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is our favorite museum in Vietnam. It is well organized, informative. Staffs are all very friendly and enthusiastic. Luckily we spent haft day there otherwise 1 or 2 hour may not enough. We were so happy. Please do not miss the Gia Rai tomb house and long house there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was really good to get a handle on the ethnic diversity of Vietnam. So much to learn. A good start for a trip of only a couple of weeks.

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