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Vietnam Sights

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

  • Nguyen Van Huyen Rd. Map It
  • Cau Giay
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 03/16/2015

Fodor's Review

Showcasing the cultural heritage of 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam, this museum has an indoor exhibition with a large collection of photographs and artifacts, including clothing, jewelry, tools, weapons, instruments, and items related to religious beliefs and wedding and funeral ceremonies. Behind the main building is an outdoor exhibit space with winding pathways that lead to 18 replicas of lifesize tombs, boats, and traditional Vietnamese homes, including the impressive Nha Rong Bana Communal House reachable by a log ladder with chiseled steps. A free water puppet show is presented twice daily.

Sight Information

Address:

Nguyen Van Huyen Rd., Nghia Do, Hanoi, Vietnam

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Phone:

24-3756–2193

Website: www.vme.org.vn

Sight Details:

  • 40,000d; guided tour 100,000d
  • Daily 8:30–5:30
  • Closed Mon.

Updated 03/16/2015

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