South Omo Research Centre Museum, Jinka

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Understand the life of locals from a European perspective at South Omo Research Centre Museum, dedicated to preserving certain aspects of traditional tribal life in the Omo Valley. Chronicling the transformation of the tribes, the museum exhibits a number of tools and clothing items in its hall. The German-funded center focuses on raising awareness about issues like female circumcision and scarring of women, and presents some of these topics through video material and leaflets. Set in a stone hilltop building overlooking the city, the research center also has a library, a large garden, and excellent views of Jinka. Volunteers will tell you what they have learned about Ethiopia. To visit South Omo Research Centre Museum and other attractions in Jinka, use our Jinka online itinerary maker .
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  • this museum is well worth the time spent there -- a great guide was available who is a student in anthropolgy and helpful in understanding the pictures and items on display. A great pamphlet was purch...  more »
  • The museum is located on a mountain on the corner of the Town. We went there by Tuk Tuk and came back to the city center on walk, it was a bit far but was a nice walking. The museum is small but descr...  more »
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