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Reviewed 6 days ago

Make sure you visit the Museum. Too much to see and just spare 2 hours to really see and go trough everything. Very detailed look into Ethiopian life. The museum captures the way of life of the people of Ethiopia. It also has a section...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Pillowcase007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very good introduction to the diversity of Ethiopia's population. Take your time. Lots to read and get to grips with.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LorindaI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We would like to visit Lucy but our guide driver mistakenly bring us to this museum. However, we can see and learn the different life, culture, environment, and history of Ethiopia from this museum. You can visit this museum if you have enough time in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vrex2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow... a very interesting place that has preserved history and time. By far one of the best museums in Addis and East Africa. Culture, history, location, and a glimpse into the past of Emperor Haile Selassie, this will be one of the highlights of your...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ralph D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

About 1-200 word explanation of each culture, usually pointing out a particularly different aspect of that culture, with a few artifacts representing each culture.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mlsreality
Reviewed 13 February 2019

The lights went off in the middle of our visit. There is no AC, The exhibits are in poor condition, but they have priceless artifacts. Worth going, but keep low expectations

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Henry G
Reviewed 10 February 2019

Very interesting museum, highlighting the diversity of Ethiopia's 86 ethnic groups. Displays showed various aspects of life for the varied groups from birth till the end of their lives. Also a very interesting display about Ethiopia's famous honey and how bush hives are attached to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

The museum is located within the Addis Ababa university. Many aspects of Ethiopian life and culture are on display here. Music instruments and old graves called waqas are very interesting. The emperor’s bed can also be seen.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NesligulD
Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

The museum itself was great. 100birr per person. However the museum is located within the university, which would have been fine if the guard at the gates didn’t insist on keeping my partner’s ID. Given all we had given him was a driver’s licence. But...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lingeesso
Reviewed 2 February 2019

ESte museo fue el palacio del Emperador Haile Selassie, hoy sede de la Universidad y del Museo Etnológico. Es intersante la parte histórica , donde se recorren las habitaciones del Emperador y la Emperatriz, y luego todas las salas dedicadas a las costumbres y tradiciones...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Nazeemah S
5 September 2017|
Response from whytea3 | Reviewed this property |
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17 September 2015|
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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.