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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 5 days ago via mobile

Dont miss the outside exhibition. Also a water puppet theatre. Restaurant is worth a visit, it is a training place for some kind of programme.

Thank ste w
Reviewed 5 days ago

Well laid out, and there was seating on both floors. Good brochure, with map, Outside cafe was a bit dark, souvenir shop was full of treasures!

Thank Jane D
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited about two weeks ago and really enjoyed. It's a small museum, so easy to see in 1-2 hours max. Great overview of culture and ethnicity in Vietnam. We visited just before going to Sapa, and that helped us have more background.

Thank jenabaindelhi
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did a tour of this museum on our first day and I think it would be an essential place to start a trip to Vietnam. It provides an excellent overview of the 54 different ethnic groups in the country, with very good displays and...More

Thank nancyandmatthewt2017
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Hadn't planned on coming to the museum and stumble upon it whilst out, but glad I went in. There are three main exhibits: an outdoor pathway which leads around various different structures from long boats to large traditional large communal houses, a museum of Vietnamese...More

Thank Matt A
Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum showcases the culture of the 54 ethnic minorities in Vietnam, including their clothes, rituals, beliefs, ways of life with models, and most of all, models of their different houses! It was very well organised and informative with English descriptions, and it gives the...More

Thank Fiona L
Reviewed 6 days ago

An interesting place with lots of Hanoi cultural history,one needs a bit longer than we had to see it all though.

Thank William J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you font have so much time in Vietnam and want to learn more about ít culture, visit this museum and renting a guide once in there.You will have so many things to tell your friends after. The ticket is cheap, only 40,000 dong. There...More

Thank Danielle021193
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place brings my children so much knowledge about Vietnam, and we can know how many people groups this country, we love this place

Thank Thu Lan P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is quite large and to see everything you should plan for half a day. The highlight for me was visiting the various different types of houses on display used by tribes from different parts of Vietnam. Although there is signage including in English...More

Thank tranzactnow
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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!
Jenni J
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.