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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

We only had a short time here but found it fascinating. It gave us a good incite into Vietnams more ancient history.

Thank WiganMartin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visted this place as part of my private tour, showed around by guide. Included a water puppet show...simple and beautiful.

Thank AdoptedBrit
Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say: 54 ethnic groups. Different languages, clothing, customs, building styles and all. A very good museum with great exhibits.

Thank Marny R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is a very nice museum. We especially enjoyed the houses in the outside museum.

Thank kathysellers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great compact museum offering an authentic look at the customs and traditions of various tribal people of Vietnam. Be sure to see the outdoor exhibits especially the authentic houses!! They are a fascinating look at past and current Vietnamese housing. Also, they have a great...More

Thank SherryCullen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hanoi doesn't have many museums to go but VME stands out in its own way. Informative. Colorful. They organize special events during public holidays also. Great place to go with both local and international friends. Or we can just have a tea and enjoy peaceful...More

Thank FelisaNguyen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a good place to visit when you wanna explore a city. Highly recommended. You would be surprised by those ethnic groups in Vietnam.

Thank Parknim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great museum to visit with a lot of interesting history. We had a tour guide that explained a lot more than if we went by ourselves.

Thank boin2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Am not sure what I expected from a museum of Ethnology but this visit turned out brilliant. Fun to see how people live/lived... Walking round different house, puppet show (demo on using the puppets after).. some house are a steep climb up. The fertility monument...More

1  Thank Namratha K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I spent an hour here as part of a full-day private tour of Hanoi. There are innumerable ethnicities in Vietnam that make up the combined culture of this country, and this museum provides a fine demonstration of the history of the various...More

1  Thank ozgwm2000
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17 February 2018|
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What on earth does this question have in connection with the ethnology museum ?
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Response from Kate A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, lt was not quite easy. I took a public bus no. 14 from hoan kiem to the museum just google map your location & destination and you can see the public bus number around the city in Hanoi only show them where you will drop... More
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