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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 yesterday via mobile

The old traditional houses worth to be seen. I wish museum had more better information in English. You can not understand how old the items are. Muesli shop have many gift items. Support craft link which is nonprofit organization for supporting incomes for poor Vietnamese...More

Thank norttraveller2005
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very informative. Easily traversed with smooth flow of visitors. Clean, safe facilty. Well organised visit by very knowledgable tour guide Miss Ngan Nguyen representing Impress Travel..

Thank _jeffyslee
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great exhibits and I found out so many interesting things about this country. Good facilities. Loved the outside area.

Thank gwinnBrackley
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to have a private guide with private car which made the experience a lot better. So many interesting things to see regarding Vietnamese history. New tribe found only 15 years ago in remote forest. Private guide who is a local was...More

Thank Charles K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We could se 54 groups of Vietnam in this museum and the history of Vietnam Anyone who like to know about , this is a good place

Thank Hai Duc N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice museum inside and outside. Every items is very well collected and arranged. Very nice exhibition. I love it. nicest museum to see in Hanoi

Thank jacksonjson
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum does a very nice job of illustrating the 54 different recognized ethnic groups in the country. The indoor exhibits display a wide range of artifacts, while the reconstructed dwellings and tombs outside are fascinating. Well worth a visit.

Thank KM2L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an interesting museum. I didn't realise just how diverse the Vietnamese people are until I visited here. I found the outside area very good as well with all the samples of traditional homes

Thank chuckymustdie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to learn about the various ethnic groups in Vietnam and south east Asia. Had a yummy meal at the restaurant there too

Thank Martin L
Reviewed 1 week ago

For any trip to Hanoi, this is a must visit site. We went with a guide arranged by BuffaloTours who was extremely knowledgeable.

Thank MichaelVirginia2015
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How much does an English guide cost at this site?
30 May 2017|
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Response from chris19531955 | Reviewed this property |
Ditto. I went with Gate1 travel also and the signs are in English so you do not require a local guide. Save your money and enjoy the delicious food after your walk around!
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Twill it be okay to turn up tomorrow by taxi and will Mfind it easy to get return taxi
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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Hi, is the water puppet show still showing on the weekends in 2017?
19 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.