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Address: Nguyen Van Huyen road, Cau Giay district | Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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+84 4 3756 2193
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08:30 - 17:30
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Tue - Sun 08:30 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is a unit under Vietnam Academy of Scocial...

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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Opens up a whole world of ethnic architecture

The inside of the museum gives you a very comprehensive guide to the ethnic make up of Vietnam and its history. With many colourful and interesting relics, but the real stuff of... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2016
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Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

The inside of the museum gives you a very comprehensive guide to the ethnic make up of Vietnam and its history. With many colourful and interesting relics, but the real stuff of interest (for those into architecture, building and such like) the garden is where to head. An amazing collection of life size traditional buildings have been constructed which you... More 

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Reviewed 3 March 2016

Went here with three other couples and all were impressed. Great modern building and really well laid out displays, with plenty of info in English (they do say 'audio tour available' but that refers to an English speaking guided tour at certain times of the day!). Too much to take in about the 54 different ethnicities, which blur together after... More 

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Reviewed 3 March 2016

More interested here. With a lots of installation traditional art, cuture and life of Vietnam. So let's come and see.

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Reviewed 1 March 2016

So intriguing and enlightening. We went by at new year so there were additional exercises yet the homes and the historical center presentations were great at any rate.

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Reviewed 1 March 2016

Cool experience and has an awesome boutique! Only downside is it is a little bit out of the way to get to!

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Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

We loved this museum. It was fascinating to learn about the lives and cultural practices of different ethnic groups in Vietnam. We especially loved walking around (and in) the stilt houses outside!

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Reviewed 29 February 2016

This museum was a very good introduction to the multitude of tribes that live in Vietnam, each with its own unique customs. There are nice displays of clothing, musical instruments, fishing, hunting and farming implements in the main building, with explanations in English. We really enjoyed the video clips that provided insight in specific tribal customs. Outdoors was a large... More 

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Reviewed 29 February 2016

This Museum included a number of accessible housing displays of the various distinct ethnic groups of Vietnam. Background was interesting.

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Reviewed 28 February 2016

A little out of the way but was glad it was included on our tour. Great insight into the different tribes in Vietnam. So many different ways of life. Don't miss the village houses outside.

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Reviewed 28 February 2016

Its a wonderful museum with insights into different ethnic groups that are part of Vietnam. The museum also has a water puppet show which is quite nice in case you dont have enough time to visit Thang Long water puppet show

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