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Ethnological Museum

Algeria St Piazza Haile, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 92 074 7162
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Algeria St Piazza Haile, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
+251 92 074 7162
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot to see and learn more about Ethiopia! For me it was sad to see the souvenir shop in this Museum closed, also the grace is not anymore like it used to be.

Thank LalibelaAdvisor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is inside the university ground. Entrance fee 100 birr which is quite high compare to other museums in Addis Ababa. There are four floors of display which is quite interesting and easy to correlate.

Thank Makshum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Inside the University there's this jewel. there're lots of interesting pieces and explanations about different ethiopian ethnics. Nice displays. You also get to see the Haile Selassie room.

Thank paskiala
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have read some complaints in guidebooks about the labeling. I found it complete, except on the top floor. There is some modern (20th century anyway) art in there, too. And of course, Lucy.

Thank rtln
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not a must, but interesting excursion to find out a bit more about the country and its history/legacy. Not at cutting edge, but informative .

Reviewed 6 November 2017

The museum is on the university campus, which I liked! It was fun to see the students going about their day. The museum had so much information, all of which was available in English. I really enjoyed the section that talked about the different cultural...More

1  Thank uclatraveler9
Reviewed 19 October 2017

I learned a lot about Ethiopian culture from this museum. But do spend the time reading the posters, which explain what you are looking at. They are very well written! As for the top floor, it's wonderful if you're into Christian religious art. Not so...More

Thank gilatoo
Reviewed 6 October 2017

It is the best 4 storey building part of the late Hailesilasie ,King, Palace now Addis Ababa University Ethiopian Studies office. You dont need a guide all the 84 tribes , all the old Majesty Palace, bed rooms.....are represented by text. I enjoy mostly the...More

Thank tadefera
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This museum on the Addis Ababa University campus gives visitors a good sense of the diversity of the Ethiopian people and their customs - historically and now. There's a beautiful collection of artifacts and religious paintings as well.

Thank April L
Reviewed 15 September 2017

being in africa to get the taste of africa and probably one of the finest museum in africa, you should visit this place.it consists of two floors and its a showcase of beutiful artefacts. it also shocases relegious and traditional items. nice. i recommed every...More

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17 September 2015|
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Response from davis625 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is on the University campus as the previous person posted. It really is an unassuming building but worth the find.