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“Really unique layout, loved it & highly recommend it-”

Ethnological Museum
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Addis Ababa City Tour
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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56 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Really unique layout, loved it & highly recommend it-”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2011

Very cool lifecyle overview of various tribes of Ethiopia's rituals, ceremonies, etc.-
Well worth it to take (pay for) a guide offered at the entrance.
Excellent musical instrument exhibit!
If there was a downside, its that this once-palatial home of the emperor has only 1 bedroom in its original state; and that NO photos are allowed.

Visited December 2011
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“A good tribes explainer”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2011

Worth a visit if you are interested in the different tribes living around Ethiopia.

Visited November 2011
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Very Interesting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2011

The museum offers a great range of cultural articles and is well worth a visit - you'd probably spend a few hours in here without getting bored.

Visited August 2011
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New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Interesting Museum”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2011

Follows the history and culture of Ethiopia by using the theme of birth through death, which being a midwife, I really liked. I especially appreciated the section on traditional medicine and also the excellent English translations, which are often lacking.

Visited October 2011
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New York City, New York
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Definitely worth seeing”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2011

Interesting educational exhibits, that addressed the history of Ethiopia.

Visited November 2011
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