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“Lucy is waiting for you”

National Museum of Ethiopia
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Owner description: This museum’s greatest treasure is the partial skeleton of "Lucy," a tiny human believed to have lived over three million years ago.
Reviewed May 31, 2014

I really want to rave about this museum, given it's content. But it's a bit disappointing. I studied early 'man' at university so was desperate to visit, but if I wasn't passionate about the content I'd be a bit disappointed. Lots to read, badly laid out, but really worth a visit just to see 'Lucy'. Not much else there, to really capture, but we saw it all.
I really liked that the locals paid a different price to the international visitors, to make it accessible for all!

Thank LondonNisha
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Reviewed May 29, 2014

An interesting small museum. I found the Ethnological Museum much more worthwhile, but I enjoyed seeing "Lucy" and related exhibits here.

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Reviewed May 21, 2014

Cheap entry, and knowledgeable guides. Won't take you long to get round, but the oldest humanid remains are sited here "Lucy". Worth a visit if you ar in Addis

Thank david_fatherbav
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Reviewed May 18, 2014

This tells the history of Ethiopia from prehistoric times to modern day events through old ruins, skeletons and bones to artists works portraying recent Ethiopian history

1  Thank Eddie O
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Reviewed May 13, 2014

Displays were not especially exciting and the description of some of the exhibits were not very enlightening ie " bronze figure of a lion" - yes I can see that and...
Worth a visit though

Thank MJKSA
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