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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Nguyen Van Huyen road, Cau Giay district | Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This's the very first time I concerned Vietnam Museum of Ethnology. I see a great deal of culture that is different in the same state. The way they were, the way they live and just how they working. The way they do their conventional cloth,...More

Thank Song H
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I spent a few hours pottering around here. Probably because of my western education, but I had never realised that there were so many different ethnic groups in Vietnam, which I suppose makes sense when you look at how long the country is and how...More

Thank Robin P
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This museum display the various ethic in Vietnam. They even display the few real size housing of different tribe. A very education if you want to learn about Vietnam

Thank Victor K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss this one. Two cab drivers didn't know where to go and both wanted to take us to the crowded Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (6km away) so make sure you have the exact address with you. The Ethnology Museum did NOT close for lunch....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are going to be spending any time in Vietnam, especially in the North, it would behoove you to visit this wonderful museum. There are two buildings: one dedicated to Vietnam, and the other to the rest of Asia. This museum is a fantastic...More

1  Thank Bakbouk
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide took us to the museum and explained the exhibits it is a modern museum and very interesting well worth a visit , a local restaurant by the museum was also very good and not expensive

1  Thank _ritamanning66
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There's also a cafe in the grounds with a fine selection of local and western food that is run by a charity that trains disadvantaged kids in the restaurant trade.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a bit out of the way, the taxi cost about 250 Dong one way from the old town, but the most interesting museum seen in Hanoi, and the best one for children. We spent 2 hours... and should have been longer but it...More

Thank Brigid G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always visit here when I am in Hanoi. Take the time to examine the exterior displays of minority group casing. Some renos occurring at level two at the second - therefore not so many displays at the second - however well worth a visit.

Thank Mcleod B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great to enjoy in case you love to understand more about Vietnam minority organizations. This museum displays all types of equipment, clothing, mode of worship, arts for various group types. Outdoor of this museum has housed prototypes in real size. You also can enter the...More

Thank Florri F
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Irene O
17 February 2018|
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Response from Mikhail123 | Reviewed this property |
What on earth does this question have in connection with the ethnology museum ?
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MeganOnTheMap
30 May 2017|
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
如果你能能夠讀英文那就沒問題。但在這裏的說明也是很間單,如果你有導遊的話就比較長細。
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Jenni J
28 November 2016|
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Response from Kate A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, lt was not quite easy. I took a public bus no. 14 from hoan kiem to the museum just google map your location & destination and you can see the public bus number around the city in Hanoi only show them where you will drop... More
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