Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, Hanoi

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Discover the cultural and historic heritage of Vietnam's 54 different ethnic groups at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology. Designed as a museum and a research center, it opened to the public in 1997 and boasts more than 15,000 exhibition pieces. Learn about the symbolic and religious rituals and the traditional way of life of each group through household utensils, examples of tribal art, and full-scale replicas of traditional village homes. The exterior of the museum building is shaped like an ancient bronze drum--a cult object of the Northern Vietnamese Dong Son culture. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Vietnam Museum of Ethnology by using our Hanoi online trip itinerary planner .
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  • We first went to the Open Air Exhibition which highlights houses of different Vietnamese ethnic groups. You may enter into these buildings. Afterwards we visited the two level indoor museum. Be sure t...  more »
  • mix of videos, objects, texts and it's very interesting to understand the country and its traditions
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  • There are both indoor and outdoor activities. The indoor includes the ethnic of Vietnam and some places around the world. The design of the new indoor building is interesting. The outside is fun and interesting too. The water puppet show is 30 min each session and give a flavor to foreigners about it. The show can be found here
  • Awesome collection of Vietnam culture in Hanoi...It gives a peep into the life of people in Vietnam.. Beautiful collection of artifacts, everyday things well maintained and nicely displayed. Huts , old river mill all make this place a must visit...Spacious place nicely kept. A nice souvenir shop completes the trip
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