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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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Nguyen Van Huyen road, Cau Giay district | Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 4 3756 2193
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Ethnology Museum is a really great experience for the whole family. We took our 9 & 10 yr old. Traditional clothes, houses, tools, animal traps etc are on display. There is a mountain of information about all ethnic groups from this region of the...More

Thank sailthere
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing cultural site in which tou can discover the people of vietnam. Special mention for the architecture park that lets you visit the homes of each ethnicity. Amazing and very much worth it. (90000dong for taxi from old quarter plus 40000 a ticket)

Thank Moumi2508
Reviewed 4 days ago

Each of the ethnic groups is represented here, they are very similar. 30 minutes would be enough time here.

Thank Chris I
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is about a 25-30 min. 70K Dong taxi ride from the city centre but well worth the time. The interior exhibits are wonderful with interesting video shorts to give context in most rooms. Many of the are very beautiful and far more interesting than...More

Thank WanderingAngeus
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Found this by chance . Very interesting and lots to see. Good description and displays of developement of vietnam housing. The outside part is like a heritage park. Great if you gave children in tow. We had in the past and commented on how good...More

Thank sluke-62
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a magnificent museum displaying the many ethnic groups of Vietnam. Amazing detail with very interesting displays. It is a big museum so set aside at least 2-3 hours to see it all. Fascinating and rich in information, a 'must go to' museum.

Thank Nunngo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Look at traditional forms of housing which have been built or relocated to this site. The museum is interesting but looking at the old regional houses was the highlight for me.

Thank SMcDonald2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a big museum, with lots of things to see, and a lot of information about Asian culture. We got to know even about contemporany art in Indonesia. There are some representations of houses from diferent tribes, wich are really pretty, but I found a...More

Thank Cecilia N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was given a tour of the museum by our private tour guide for Hanoi. The museum was very elaborate and rich in details for the civilizations that have and continue living in the country. Was impressed with the inviting nature of the museum to up...More

Thank francoisd684
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Here you can find many things about Vietnam different minority groups and their cultures. Quite a large museum with many exhibits. Good also for kids. Must come!

Thank Laurene L
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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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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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18 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.