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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
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
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
As we strained our eyes to look at all the incredible pieces of Ethiopian ethnological history in this former palace of the Emperor Selassie, we kept praying the lighting would improve. Ethiopia still has frequent black outs, and sadly, as happened with us, when the...More
You can learn a lot in this museum, History, Religious, He is amazing, splendid. Ask Migbaru to bring you there.
I recommand you Migbaru, a good guide and a good man.
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Have a nice trip with my friend Migbaru Tsahay
The Ethnological Museum is located in the former Emperors palace, now part of a university and institute. While the National Museum boasts Lucy...the Ethnological Museum is where the real museum experience can be found.
You'll pay at a small window on your left upon entering...More
The history of Ethiopia and it's culture is displayed. A lot of replicas created to show the history. I enjoyed learning that President JFK donated a library to this institute which is now a University. Due to the Italian invasion a lot of items reflecting...More