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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 22 April 2016

If you want to have a short and rapid acquaintance with more than 50 Vietnamese euthenics,this place is the right place.

Thank BijanTehran_Iran
Reviewed 22 April 2016

I was really impressed with how well-maintained the ethnology museum is. The museum goes into detail regarding the culture and customs of each ethnic group in Vietnam. Since there are 54 different ethnic groups, you can imagine that there is a lot of ground to...More

Thank shereenayub
Reviewed 22 April 2016

It's a huge place for getting know Vietnamese culture. There, we can see a lot of great monuments. Take a little bit of time, we will able to understand the difference between those ethnics!!!

Thank quangtienthai
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Big and plenty of information about ethnic groups in Vietnam. They have a lot of house from different place of the country. And sometimes, you can watch the water puppets so for free in the museum. Nice place to visit.

Thank Hippi D
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

The exhibits are interesting and there are explanations in English. The best part for us were all the houses outside. These were examples of different types of houses from around Vietnam that you could go into and explore. My children really enjoyed these.

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Worthwhile exhibits that demonstrate ethnic differences of Vietnamese populace. Housing types, textiles, other cultural differences.

Thank samdmd2016
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This is beautiful museum. A perfect place for a rainy day. There's a nice restaurant in an outdoor setting.

Thank BeachWizard4U
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

We decided to come here on a warmest day of a spring in Hanoi.Not a good idea cause it's a bit far out of the central.very interesting place though,u will see how colourful Vietnam is with different tribes and the culture is very different according...More

Thank fromsfwlove
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Great insight to the large number of ethnic minorities and tribes in Vietnam. Size of the museum is just right, displays are well set out.

Thank LouBDelhi
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Inside the building was hot and humid. There were many artifices of ancient Vietnamese life. A few dioramas. Outside were cafes and restaurants. There is also a water puppet theatre which was interesting. The collection of buildings were representative of the various minority groups dispersed...More

Thank Luckyphil202
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30 May 2017|
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Response from E K | Reviewed this property |
Our guide was organised by BestPriceTravel and am unsure if they do these a a one off . We had a package that we negotiated for our 12 days (over several months before going to Vietnam) and we had several guides and various... More
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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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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.