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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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Nguyen Van Huyen road, Cau Giay district | Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 4 3756 2193
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Reviewed today

I would prefer to actually visit the natives with their local dress and customs but if you cannot do this then this museum would be a substitute.

Thank chris19531955
Reviewed 2 days ago

It tries to exhibit the traditional living styles of major ethnic groups of vietnam giving one the a peek into the lives and evolution of tribal values and culture

Thank Anil B
Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum shows the 54 minority groups of Vietnam, their tradiotions, their habits, their clothes, houses..... Come visit in holidays and you will see the traditions more clearly. These days are: Tet holiday, Childrens' day (June 1st), Full-Moon Festival.. On these days, you can try...More

Thank zinziec
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is quite organised museum. Outdoor part is more fun than indoor exhibition. We could climb up and down those replica tribe houses which you hardly see, or never seen before. Recommend those tiny sculptures scattered along path. More to learn if you read them....More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

museum was good with description of different ethnic groups of Vietnam .. also enjoyed the park in back with old style village buildings. Worth a visit, not crowded , not expensive.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 3 days ago

I took my friends there when they came visit. We tried a lot of traditional games in the museum. The staff was helpful.

Thank Ton N
Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum showcases the 54 minority groups of Vietnam, most of them living in undeveloped mountain areas. It's not a large building and so each of the 54 groups gets very little showtime. Typically, there is a description of the districts in Vietnam where a...More

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went as a large high school trip, kept a lot of tired people interested and engaged for a long period time, my only regret is not realising we had access to the new building beside the main museum, i only got a chance to see...More

Thank Neave R
Reviewed 4 days ago

I visited with my family, it was nice to see many ethnic cultures through live size houses and other things which Tribal people of Vietnam use.

Thank Rakesh P
Reviewed 5 days ago

With an informative guide who spoke excellent English, we were delighted to be able to learn much more about the life and cultural practices of a range of different groups in Vietnam. This really expanded our understanding of the synthesis of many different peoples, beliefs...More

Thank RosalieJR
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Jenni J
Twill it be okay to turn up tomorrow by taxi and will Mfind it easy to get return taxi
28 November 2016|
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Response from Tran K | Reviewed this property |
Surely, you can take a taxi to the museum. But for better price and avoid tourist trap, you should install "Grab taxi apps", you can order a taxi from this apps, from that you know clearly the distance and price you will... More
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Hi, is the water puppet show still showing on the weekends in 2017?
19 October 2016|
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Response from Adie K | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. My visit was organised through a tour company.
Hi there. I would like to know if there's a luggage deposit service at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology and what are the rates? Thank you.
3 October 2016|
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Response from CintiaRetno | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Tara but that time i didnt notice at all if there's a luggage deposit or not :(