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