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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have a short time in Ethiopia and will not get to visit the many different tribal areas this is a very good overview. The various musical instruments were worth seeing. It is worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank chewat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Housed in the former palace of Emperor Haile Selassie, the museum has 2 main floor. The first floor contains a lot of ethnographic information on the various tribes living in the country, arranged by life cycle. This floor has a lot of professional English and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank JStac
Reviewed October 11, 2019 via mobile

A rather tired place but the exhibits were informative and the information gleaned was good. I would say “yes”, go.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Marlynne P
Reviewed October 10, 2019

The former palace of the emperor is an interesting historical monument: one can see the bedroom of the emperor and the empress, but most of the palace has now been transformed into ethnological museum. Bearing in mind the great number of Ethiopian ethnic groups, especially...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Cartagena2019
Reviewed September 27, 2019

Very interesting museum that showcases the different cultures in the country. Also maintains an exhibit of Emperor Haile Selassie's bedchamber and bathroom. On the grounds of the Addis Ababa University.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DaveZO6
Reviewed September 17, 2019 via mobile

This museum is on the university campus so it’s a pleasant place to visit. The main floor includes some history of the emperors and how the country came into being. There is also some recent history of the Italian conquest and the reign of Selassie....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Bmerskine
Reviewed September 9, 2019

when i went the ground floor and -1 level were the only floors accessible. Interesting in that Lucy is there and a lot of good info regards history of finds and techniques used by archaeologists etc - Repressive artifacts from Haile Selassies reign too..including thrones...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank BillyAmsterdam
Reviewed August 29, 2019 via mobile

This palace was beautiful and had a lot of really cool exhibits. We learned a lot about the history of Ethiopia. Definitely a great stop while in Addis Ababa!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank globetrotterjoe
Reviewed August 28, 2019

First: this is the same as the ethnographic museum, and if you're using the maps.me app, search for "ethnographic" and you'll find it! It's in Addis Ababa University campus. Otherwise you'll have trouble. I really enjoyed this museum, there's a ton to learn and explore!...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank HelenClaireA1
Reviewed August 6, 2019

I liked this museum, another face of Ethiopia and Royal life, i could feel how they used to live and how they looked at their country. it was perfect

Date of experience: March 2019
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August 11, 2019|
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Response from Wander823850 | Reviewed this property |
Extremely cheap. In US $ I guess around $2
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September 5, 2017|
Response from whytea3 | Reviewed this property |
Usually yes
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Response from davis625 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is on the University campus as the previous person posted. It really is an unassuming building but worth the find.