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Address: Nguyen Van Huyen road, Cau Giay district | Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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+84 4 3756 2193
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08:30 - 17:30
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Tue - Sun 08:30 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is a unit under Vietnam Academy of Scocial...

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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It is both indoor and outdoor museum. The outdoor museum have samples of the Vietnamese houses and how they lived while the inside shows how the different tribes lived. Its a nice... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

It is both indoor and outdoor museum. The outdoor museum have samples of the Vietnamese houses and how they lived while the inside shows how the different tribes lived. Its a nice visit just to understand their culture.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

This is a quick run through the 54 ethnic minorities and how they live; very nicely organised. Very impressive are also the ethnic houses built in their yard; you are not likely to see them all in your tour otherwise, truly impressive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

This is our favorite museum in Vietnam. It is well organized, informative. Staffs are all very friendly and enthusiastic. Luckily we spent haft day there otherwise 1 or 2 hour may not enough. We were so happy. Please do not miss the Gia Rai tomb house and long house there.

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This was really good to get a handle on the ethnic diversity of Vietnam. So much to learn. A good start for a trip of only a couple of weeks.

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Saw the reviews then came to see the place, it's alright I guess - I respect the amount of effort gone into it but there's a lot of room for improvement. It's a lot of walking with large spaces of emptiness.

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A thorough review of 54 ethnic cultures in Vietnam. Simple yet elaborate indoor displays and outdoor structures.

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This is possibly the best museum we have ever been to! The Museum building (a stunning piece of architecture in itself) houses beautifully presented and curated cultural artefacts from Vietnam's 54 ethnic tribes. We learned so much about them from these displays. Even more impressive is the garden, with full-sized authentic dwellings from different regions - huge stilt houses, communal... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Although the place a located at a distance from the touristy old quarter of Hanoi, it is surely worth the extra effort. The museum is larger than I had expected. The indoor exhibits depict culture and ethnic diversity Vietnamese people; yes, they are not a homogeneous populace as one might imagine. The outdoor exhibits are actual houses used by different... More 

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Interesting museum and the outside exhibits and Water Puppet Theatre make it more of an experience. Restaurant in grounds serves excellent food and drink at very reasonable prices. All in all a very pleasant way to spend some time whilst in Hanoi.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This museum is a little out of the way but well worth a visit. We have visited twice, once on our own and once with a friend and his 2 sons. We love the outdoor display of traditional houses. It's a great place to take children ( the boys were 8 years old and 11).

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