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Address: Nguyen Van Huyen road, Cau Giay district | Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 4 3756 2193
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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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Interesting Museum worth visiting.

Entrance fee is 40k VND per adult which is really cheap. Closed on Monday and Friday afternoons like a lot of other museums in Hanoi so be wary. An interesting insight into the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Entrance fee is 40k VND per adult which is really cheap. Closed on Monday and Friday afternoons like a lot of other museums in Hanoi so be wary. An interesting insight into the many ethnicities that live in Vietnam. The recreation of the traditional houses in the outside grounds is stunning! You can easily spend a good few hours walking... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a surprise. Our guide was particularly good on this visit. Very interesting to here about all the different cultures. The external exhibits are a must see even if it is warm. The different styles of houses are really interesting. Give this place a visit you will not regret it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place for children and kids to see around, taking pictures, have a pinic on the lawn hills. Lots of things to see, the best museum in Hanoi so far!!!

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Hoi An, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an amazing and incredible museum. I did not know exactly what to expect....but...the information given about all ethnic groups is fantastic and also honours them. The displays are also very very good. Walking around outside and looking at traditional houses etc is just beautiful and absolutely great for photos. I highly recommend to visit and, most importantly, LEARN.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this museum with 3 young kids, they loved the little houses set up so you could walk around inside and see how people lived. Was a great way to spend a few hours.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A visit to this museum will vastly improve your knowledge of Vietnamese history and culture with a fascinating variety of stories to tell of local folk, trade and crafts.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I enjoyed the extensive collection of south east Asian art, and the descriptions were quite good. The staff could have been a little more helpful - the seemed inattentive and uninterested in the visitors and didn't offer any guides in English for the main building which contained information on the minority groups of Vietnam. The outdoor reproductions of traditional housing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a place where youcan have a look to different cultures in Vietnam based on the multiethnical old culture

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I learned a lot with our visit Good that we chose to have a tour guide, He was very helpful, was able to impart information that help us understand their cultures. Love It.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very interesting and a worthwhile visit. If you have an appreciation for history and open minded about learning about other cultures, then you should visit.

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