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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 yesterday

my feet were tired and sore after a day visiting the museum. It is surely one of the most interesting museums in Hanoi. I got to witness the lifestyles from the country's different regions gathered here. Each block had its own unique atribute and reflected...More

Thank Rudy N
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Whilst I have been told on a number of occasions that Viet nam is made up of 52 ethnic groups, I didn't quiet get it until I visited here. They really are very different from each other from north to south and mountains to the...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Highly recommend especially for one who doesn't have a chance to visit Sapa. You will know more about 54 ethnic groups living in the country. There is a big garden with many diffident house styles.

Thank Clay A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Entrance is 40k per person and i think it is worth your money. The museum gives you a nice insight in all the etnities Vietnam has to offer. Beautiful pictures and cool attributes.

Thank estheropstap
Reviewed 3 days ago

As a tour guider for many tourist who travel in Vietnam included Hanoi capital, I highlight recommend Vietnam myseum of Ethnology.It gives you many information about Vietnamese culture, lifestyle and other interested things. Recommendation for you guys.

1  Thank Nathalie2592
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great spot to get a sense of the different ethnic groups in vietnam. the craft work is impressive in its use materials and details.

Thank Derrick R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Before entering into the museum we watched the show of the wooden puppets. It's been so interesting because it's part of the tradition of this country so you can understand a bit more its culture.

Thank FedericaV84
Reviewed 5 days ago

A nice double storied building houses the museum. This tells us the various tribes and customs prevalent in various parts of the country . it details the exhibits in colour and actual dress of various tribes that make up Vietnam.The exhibits are displayed in order...More

Thank Vayu43
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to the museum for 2 hours and could have easily spent much longer. It's a really interesting place, and the reconstructed houses are superb.

Thank 00ps
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Half day visit and found this interesting with full information about People. There are some real house from remote area and we discovered quite lots of new things

Thank Vinh L
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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.