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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 1 week ago via mobile

I love this museum as it is very informative and because exhibits are labelled in English, a rarity in Vietnam.

Thank hannostamm
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited this place and it was really nice to learn about the ethnicity and culture of Asian people especially I am a filipina and I love exploring the beautiful tradition and culture of our nearby countries.! it was fun reading things...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing detail of the 54 different ethnic cultures that make up Vietnam and definitely worth a visit.

Thank davelle
Reviewed 1 week ago

a very interesting museum with informative displays. the outside childrens section is fun and the second building with international history is worth a look as well.

Thank Candice A
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good place to learn about the history of Vietnam, its people, their culture and lifestyle. I liked the outside displays where there are examples of old style houses and shows you the way they live.

Thank Datchet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Museum was very interesting inside and out. It gave an insight into the different tribes in Vietnam. I enjoyed the outside exhibition of all the different types of dwellings for different communities and villages

Thank Janet W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a Museum. If you want to go and learn about some of the ethnic groups that are in Vietnam and took a place to go. If you're not interested in ethnic groups in Vietnam skip it.

Thank Mia S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly educational. Amazing place. Bring time with you, and comfortable shoes. So many ethnicities making up this beautiful country. Also, the waterproof roof of one of the houses in the outside area protected me and kept me dry during a 3-hour thunderstorm - so glad...More

Thank hilibilly2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum really gives you an insight into the diversity of the population of Vietnam and the influence it has had on surrounding countries. There are many artifacts presented with accompanying explanations for background. Its got a lot content over several levels. The standout for...More

Thank stewartgt
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to spend a few hours with the kids while you escape the city hussle and heat!. Amazing displays and great customer service

Thank jepaori
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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 Erin L | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I was there today (a Saturday) and there were several water puppet performances all day.