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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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This is a very good museum that allows you to see the different people groups of Vietnam and how they lived. They have real tribal houses on the property that are very well built... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very good museum that allows you to see the different people groups of Vietnam and how they lived. They have real tribal houses on the property that are very well built and shows how the (richer) people lived in the villages.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Here you can get much knowledge of Vietnamese ethnics. There are many artifacts and pictúe, clip á ưell. It really helps you to have an actual view of daily life.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Vietnam museum of ethnology is a big compound with actual houses from Vietnam's cultural groups. What I loved about it was that it also showcased the different ASEAN countries' cultural artifacts and showed how it interplayed with that of Vietnam's history. We went to the three areas: 1. The compound which showed the practices of the different cultural groups... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

if only the museum was better air-conditioned, this place would be perfect. Notwithstanding, it gives a good introduction to the diversity of culture in Vietnam.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i like to go to the vietnam museum of ethnolagy because there are many foreigners who come there. i can speak english with them. but after i have gone some times i really like the place.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The real life of all ethnic groups around Vietnam was brought to this museum with in-door and out-door area. Otherwise there is also a place to show some typical ethnic in Southeast Asia. They spend an area for the special exhibition

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting museum. Take about 2 hours for a full visit. Exhibition inside the buildings is colorful and provides lots of info. In the garden you will find village houses of many kinds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vietnam museum of ethnology is one of my favorite museum. The museum of ethnology is around 8 kilometers from the city center in the Cau Giay district, but it´s really interesting and worth the detour. I

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great way to learn about the Vietnamise history and see the difference in the society. With a guide it is very interesting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best part for me personally of the APT Tours city tour. While it was busy, packed with tourists, school children, local families and ordinary Vietnamese, it allowed one to understand the hereditary makeup of the people of Vietnam from their origins, groupings, lifestyle, customs, dialects and beliefs. The outdoor museum allows visitors to experience being inside some... More 

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