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South Omo Research Centre Museum

| on top of hill in Jinka, Jinka, Ethiopia
+251-06-750149
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Although small, very interesting museum to understand the culture of the local tribe which goes... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Caroline C
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Nice little museum

The museum is nice and well worth visiting. But make sure you don't arrive before the lunch break... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
Mocvirnik
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| on top of hill in Jinka, Jinka, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Although small, very interesting museum to understand the culture of the local tribe which goes back thousand years.

Thank Caroline C
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

The museum is nice and well worth visiting. But make sure you don't arrive before the lunch break because they charge you full entrance fee but they throw you out even if you have seen just a small part of the collection. Beware that the...More

Thank Mocvirnik
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

This little museum gave an excellent insight into the lives and customs of the peoples we were about to visit. There are interesting artefacts on display, but the most fascinating thing for me was the boards displaying the interviews and discussions of the local women....More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

This is a good place to start your Omo Valley Tours from if you begin from Jinka to discover the untouched and unique Omo Valley tribal communities. It has a collection of the most of the locally usable items by the tribes in a display...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

I enjoyed some peace and quiet away from the bussling town down the hill and to learn about the peoples of the Omo valley and their history. It's worth your time to drop by for an hour or two and get a feel for life...More

Thank Daniel S
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Great basic museum with interesting ethnographic info on the various tribes of the Valley, at the top of the hill

Thank pamela v
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Jinka 1967 smaĺ town. Fwe streets with a big market Place.Now a big townNerere Dile had School for his Ari People on sundays .He was one of few Aris going to regulare School. He became my Good friend! To meet Jim 49 years låter!!☺ Göran

Thank erikgoranla
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

I really enjoyed this museum - it has details about all of the tribes and some of the insights from woman are very interesting to read around marriage and getting old. There is a small shop where you can buy some tribe artifacts - I...More

Thank livinglifetothefull1
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a very attractive little museum in a great spot on top of the hill above Jinka, telling the story of the tribes. What fascinated me most was the research panels - sponsored by a German group - revealing the results of recorded interviews...More

Thank therapina
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

We explored this museum prior to our visit to the tribal peoples of the area including the Mursi, Hamer, Karo, Bodi, and Dasenech. It was a well organized museum, which provided important insights into the people of the area. It gave us the necessary background...More

Thank cymopterus
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