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Algeria St Piazza Haile, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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All reviews former palace university campus musical instruments haile selassie religious art ethiopian culture living quarters bedroom and bathroom top floor large collection worth a visit first floor interesting insight make sense his wife entrance fee omo valley
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fascinating place. Lot of info in English. Spent at least 1.5hrs there. Grounds pleasant too. Well worth a trip

Thank CarolynElizabeth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very informative museum but difficult ( sometimes impossible) be read and see many of exhibits and materials. While other exhibits need cleaning and maintenance; such as Emperors bedroom would be greatly improved if the chandelier was cleaned and not entirely covered with ages of dust.

Thank ladybegood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Laid out in a most interesting manner in the University of Addis Ababa, Haile Selassie's former Palace, surround by beautiful gardens, this was one of the biggest highlights of my trip to Addis Ababa. I highly recommend you hire the services of a guide, Mr....More

1  Thank Raffy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

                          Six Kilo University muesem is found inside Addis Ababa university.The university used to be the palace of Emperor Hailesilasse for years and later became Hailessilasse university.I am not quiet sure when the name changed to Addis Ababa university.You have to walk ten minutes to...More

1  Thank Martha M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On out first visit the power was out. On the second we were able to see most of the displays but the lighting for most of the displays of many of them was extremely poor making it hard to read and observe.

Thank David K D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum covers the Ethiopian history from the beginning of humanoids "Dinkinesh aka Lucy" up to Ethiopian modern art.

Thank Jodok I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is located on the grounds of the university and was the former palace of Haile Selassie, Ethiopia's famous emperor. You can visit his and his wife's bedrooms and bathrooms and there is a nice display of his various costumes and uniforms. It was...More

Thank Joanna D
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Due to a power outage, half of my visit to the museum was aided by the light of my cell phone, but once the lights came back on, I found this museum very interesting, and the artistic quality of the objects (pottery, professional crosses, etc.)...More

Thank JourneysFromSeattle
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Apparently this museum is a must. Although we when got there on Thursday the 5th of October we found it closed. We were told it was a holiday, which did not seem to make sense since other musea were open. We found out that there...More

Thank lottesahar
Reviewed 30 September 2018

I loved the Ethnological Museum because it had an extensive collection of religious and cultural artwork, along with beautifully made instruments.

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Response from davis625 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is on the University campus as the previous person posted. It really is an unassuming building but worth the find.
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