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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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08:30 - 17:30
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Tue - Sun 08:30 - 17:30
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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Great learning experience.

I really loved learning more about the various Vietnamese cultures. Inside the main. Holding there are various displays of all the different ethnic groups. Which is insurrection... read more

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I really loved learning more about the various Vietnamese cultures. Inside the main. Holding there are various displays of all the different ethnic groups. Which is insurrection if a little repetitive. However once you have finished inside I would strongly recommend the outside exhibits of the different buildings from the different groups. These were the highlight of the visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are in Hanoi and you miss this you are truly missing out. I am so impressed with the exhibits and detail into the diversity of the Vietnamese culture and history. Its a place you can spend an hour at or the whole day depending on your interests. It really gives you a sense of complexity and interest into... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Get lots of knowledge about the ethnic group arts and culture in Vietnam. And learn about tradition houses in open-air exhibition.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Detailed museum in life and culture in Vietnam. Take your time and being along a bottle of water and a snack - it's worth staying a while and reading about the different ethnic groups and taking in all this place has to offer. There's a little art room too where you can try your hand at local art. Older kids... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited early during my trip to Vietnam and it was of considerable help in putting the remainder of my stay in Hanoi and trip through Vietnam in a more understandable perspective. The overview of ethnology is well presented and readily understood

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Recommend to visit when you stay in Hanoi as this museum will surprise you with many items you could not find in books. Take 2-3 hours

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoyed understanding a bit more of the different peoples, but it becomes a bit more than necessary for someone who's unrelated to the culture and people. But, you can get an audio tour and go at your own pace - still worthwhile. Loved the "gardens" in the back, which are more a collection of the different styles of homes of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This covers a large area and includes inside displays and examples of different styles of houses from some of the various tribes outside, so can be visited whatever the weather. We visited early morning around 9am and it was already getting busy. Unfortunately some families were allowing their children to run around unsupervised and they were very noisy, this made... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This suburban Hanoi museum, (housed ironically in a large concrete soviet era style building rather than a Vietnamese one), includes items ranging from household items, tools, crafts, clothing, spiritual and ceremonial items, instruments and entertainments representative of the many many (50+?) discrete ethnic groups living in Vietnam. The entrance display is a huge and impressive ceremonial pole, and from there... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit here and it helped give a brief but informative description , background and snap shot if the different people in Vietnam . Totally recommend going .

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