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Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

Nguyen Van Huyen road, Cau Giay district | Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 4 3756 2193
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Nguyen Van Huyen road, Cau Giay district | Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great museum! I could have spent a day or more there! The representation of the many ethnological tribes was excellent.

Thank caron t
Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum is well done and the exhibits interesting. It gives you a good feel of the ethnic groups of the region and is fascinating to see how similar they are to other regions in the area. The culture and practices are well depicted and...More

Thank malafish
Reviewed 3 days ago

We loved the outdoor exhibitions in the is museum displaying the types of housing in different areas of Vietnam. Indoor is also good and lots of information provided.

Thank Debra I
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth seeing the different types of houses. You do not need much time for the inside of the museum, but do not miss the reconstructed old houses at the back yard. There is also a water puppet show in the garden.

Thank Natasha M
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the museum on a guided tour. Really enjoyed the outside part with buildings from all around Vietnam, showcasing the different minorities. The inside museum is a more classical museum with lots of artefacts behind glas.

Thank Catellani
Reviewed 5 days ago

here the cultural historical background of Vietnam and its inhabitants becomes palpable and is well explained. It is worth to have a guide providing with more detailed explanations. Life in earlier days becomes palpable and helps explain and understand modern habits.

Thank W T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Museum of Ethnology displays the rich culture and history of Vietnam and the surrounding countries of SE Asia. It is worth a visit, keep about 2 hours minimum. Displays are well laid out and easy to follow. It is not crowded, so take your time...More

Thank Traveller_KRC
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I visited this place as part of our tour of Vietnam (Hanoi). Well worth the visit, even if it is hot & sunny outside! You can really start to get to grips with the various ethnic groups which populate Vietnam here (and...More

Thank PathManSlough
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed this quiet serene setting of the variety of housing styles. We all found it very interesting and trinket shopping and relaxing with coffee after our tour was awesome. We didn't eat anything but the food that we saw being served looked really good.

Thank Notreallypleased1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a walking tour with our 3 kids and I could tell they were both within the first 15 minutes. There is a lot of information and pieces discussing the different minority groups in Vietnam but it gets to be monotonous after the...More

Thank N L
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Irene O
17 February 2018|
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Response from Mikhail123 | Reviewed this property |
What on earth does this question have in connection with the ethnology museum ?
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MeganOnTheMap
30 May 2017|
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
如果你能能夠讀英文那就沒問題。但在這裏的說明也是很間單,如果你有導遊的話就比較長細。
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Jenni J
28 November 2016|
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Response from Kate A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, lt was not quite easy. I took a public bus no. 14 from hoan kiem to the museum just google map your location & destination and you can see the public bus number around the city in Hanoi only show them where you will drop... More
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