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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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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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 today via mobile

Fantastic and highly recommended place to see and learn about the different ethnic minorities of Vietnam

Thank MHRYU
Reviewed 2 days ago

Vietnam as a whole comprises of over 50 ethnic minorities and this is the best place to understand their culture. They have recreated some of the houses the tribes lives in a large compound where the visitors can walk around and experience walking inside the...More

Thank KennyLCC
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Walk thru recreated villages from various ethnic minorities of vietnam. Interact by having access to the houses and informative plaques to get an understanding of the life of the villagers. Also walk thru the museum and read and see the various artifacts for each.ethnic group....More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited here as part of our day tour of Hanoi and the museum was very interesting. My sons aged 10 and 13 particularly enjoyed the different types of housing in the display outside. We had a private guide take us through who provided lots of...More

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

While there are some interesting parts the exhibition was very short. It did not take long to go through the building. I was hoping for more detailed information.

Thank s k
Reviewed 6 days ago

A great place to just relax and escape the busy city. Or watch the water puppet show (pay extra). If you are lucky there may be a handicraft bazaar, with fashion show and products from traditional artisans (not to mention the tug-o-war). Informative displays and...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An easy bus ride from the old quarter, the number 14(use google maps to find the stop or ask your hotel). Short walk from the stop to the museum. Great exhibits, info in English and French as well as Vietnamese. The outdoor park with traditional...More

Thank clbink
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have to come here to experience it for yourself. Learn about the many minority tribes and their history especially before you go to sapa valley.

Thank fiaery
Reviewed 1 week ago

I just realize that Vietnam people also many kinds and tribes. Their traditional and national costumes are colorful and attractives. Their houses is quite similar with the tribes in my countries with few different highlight. Such a nice experience

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was very interesting. It describes the homes and dress of the 54 different tribes of vietnam

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MeganOnTheMap
30 May 2017|
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Response from E K | Reviewed this property |
Our guide was organised by BestPriceTravel and am unsure if they do these a a one off . We had a package that we negotiated for our 12 days (over several months before going to Vietnam) and we had several guides and various... More
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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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JacinthaLee
19 October 2016|
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Response from Erin L | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I was there today (a Saturday) and there were several water puppet performances all day.
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