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National Museum of Ethiopia: Tours & Tickets

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This museum’s greatest treasure is the partial skeleton of "Lucy," a tiny human believed to have lived over three million years ago.
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Hours Today: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration:More than 3 hours
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King George VI Street, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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+251 11 111 7150
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Only the basement has an interesting display. There are several amazing fossils. The top attraction is "Lucy" , but only a copy of her remains are displayed. The other floors where of limited interest.
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Nice museum in town. Ground floor, one underground and 2 floors above. A great map of Ethiopia near the entrance. Crown chair of Emperor Haile Selassie and his wife, agricultural instruments, musical instruments, old utensils and clothes from different parts of Ethiopia. Lucy or
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My fiancée and I went to the museum to see Lucy. We got there and enjoyed the down stairs section a lot. We saw many descriptions of the displayed items, very vividly advertised. As I was watching a video on a TV screen about how they remove the dirt and other stuff from a skull
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We ended up not spending a lot of time here. The basement area is the most interesting with some real fossils but unfortunately a replicate version of ‘Lucy’. The descriptions are not so well written and the basement is a bit damp. On the first and second floor are some crowns,
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I do not know much about what else is in the museum - we spent ALL of our time in the anthropology exhibit, which was by far the best and most instructive we have ever seen. We went to see the “real” Lucy, only to learn that the museum display is a replica, which was a
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