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Vietnam Museum of Ethnology: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 08:30 - 17:30
Open today: 08:30 - 17:30
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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...more
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:30
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Nguyen Van Huyen Street | Cau Giay, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
+84 4 3756 2193
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Such a stylish and also useful backyard exhibit. Once inside, nevertheless, the components in the exhibits keep high degree of theirs of quality though the displays plus room provide just a little lack of focus on dust, lighting that is great as well as (I...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Minkpo C
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are interested in Vietnamese culture, this is a good place to visit. There was a lot to learn about 54 different minorities.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank U8824NJ
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is probably interesting if this subject takes your fancy and there were some things that were quite good, especially where all the different peoples came from, which you can see in their styles and artwork, but in general it was quite boring

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank AWCostless
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to visit if you are interested in Vietnamese culture. There were a lot to learn about 54 different minorities. Make sure you spend at least 1,5 hours for your visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank vinnie1120
Reviewed 1 week ago

Toured this museum on our last day in Hanoi. Enjoyed the outdoor exhibits. Did not have enough time to fully tour the entire museum. Will definitely spend more time here if we get to visit Hanoi in the future!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank JimOtto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were advised to go see a water puppet show before we came to Vietnam. We went, not really knowing what to expect. What we saw was authentic, at times dramatic and thoroughly entertaining. The music was good and the "voice acting" was on point....More

1  Thank 825brendens
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very tourist friendly and well laid out museum complex. Lots of historical interest and displays including excellent examples of Vietnamese households in the complex grounds. We spent over 5 hours here. They have a lovely cafe for a drink and a separate restaurant for...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank souLondon_england
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If all the experieneces we had were as satisfying as this one id be a very happy old fella, thank you.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank jonurALB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here yesterday and it is one of the better tourist sites in Hanoi. That is because there are a lot of Vietnamese historical matters indoors. The best part is actually the outdoor gardens which are a huge tropical jungle with numerous Vietnamese village...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank John E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The theatre was lovely, with air con, and the performance was entertaining with authentic Vietnamese music. The stories are told in Vietnamese but it’s still possible to get a gist of what’s going on and we found it a fun touristy experience! To get the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank s0phieg118
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22 May 2019|
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Response from mzer30 | Reviewed this property |
It took us more than an hour - including short stops - to walk from the old quarter to the museum,
21 May 2019|
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Response from TravellerBigBob | Reviewed this property |
Yes Many wear shorts. It is only in operational Temples or Pagodas shorts are not permitted in the inner sanctums. Some of the more major ones like the Ancient Temple in Hue provide cover up robes for hire at minimal costs... More
3 February 2019|
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Response from lilianf838 | Reviewed this property |
Please check with hotel or tourist information. They are very helpful.