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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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  • Average9%
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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

It's a big museum, with lots of things to see, and a lot of information about Asian culture. We got to know even about contemporany art in Indonesia. There are some representations of houses from diferent tribes, wich are really pretty, but I found a...More

Thank Cecilia N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was given a tour of the museum by our private tour guide for Hanoi. The museum was very elaborate and rich in details for the civilizations that have and continue living in the country. Was impressed with the inviting nature of the museum to up...More

Thank francoisd684
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Here you can find many things about Vietnam different minority groups and their cultures. Quite a large museum with many exhibits. Good also for kids. Must come!

Thank Laurene L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum offers interesting facts on the Vietnamese minorities, their life, culture and work. It is partly outside, showing traditional homes and burying sites. If you are intersted in such things, cslculate two hours tofinish your tour.

Thank Thomas T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading many reviews on the site our group thought despite this attraction being quite a ways away from our hotel we'd go for it, we were greatly disappointed. Many of the exhibits in the hotel were uninteresting and bland, barely anything caught our interest....More

Thank TWGA22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I took a taxi from the Old Quarter to this museum, having read about it in the Lonely Planet Guide. It certainly deserves the high recommendation. It's big. It's well done. It's inexpensive, as so many fine things in Viet Nam (yep,...More

Thank vince35nations
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to visit here without having read any reviews and were blown away by our experience there! It was so interactive and unique, especially the gardens and houses outside and would definitely recommend for any type of traveller (families, solo, couples). We also had...More

Thank travelledtraveller22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed this museum. It was really informative and told you all about the different minorities in Vietnam. The huts built outside was my favorite part. It really gave lots of insight into the people Vietnam.

Thank Isabel C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is an amazing museum to understand the various people and cultures that make up vietnam. It would be a must specially for those that will travel inland understand the traditions. Has also a garden with the different houses that are worth seeing. Café if...More

Thank laloux
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

American teachers, Vietnamese high school students and teachers spent a few hours learning about the numerous groups who live in Vietnam.

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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.