Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
Learn more about Vietnam’s ethnic minority groups by visiting Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, a famous landmark found around 8 kilometres from the city centre.
The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology boasts of a vast collection of tribal art, artefacts, and everyday items gathered from the various ethnic groups all over the nation. Apart from learning about the culture and heritage of the ethnic people through several displays, tourists will also get a glimpse of the group’s life through the miniature houses on display. The museum is suitable for young kids, and displays and documents are translated into French and English.
Nguyen Van Huyen road, Cau Giay district | Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi.
Opening Days and Hours
The museum is open from 8:30 to 17:30, Tuesday to Sunday.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Entrance fee is VND 40,000 (USD 1.80), VND 100,000 (USD 4.40) if you’re getting a guide.
How to Get There
- Fly to Hanoi via AirAsia, Korean Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Thai Airways, and Vietnam Airlines.
- From Hanoi, board a mototaxi to Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
- Solo travelers
- Families with kids
- Groups of friends
Time to Spend
Average time spent in this duration is 1 hour.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
The best time to visit the museum is between 8:30 to 11:30.
For quick bites, visit Hem Quan, Lobster Restaurant, Moo Beef Steak, K Pub Korean, Lotteria, and Domino’s Pizza.
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With rates ranging from USD 25 to USD 100, you can avail accommodations from Hanoi Old Quarter Hotel, Thaison Palace Hotel, Angel Palace Hotel, Hanoi Rocks Hostel, Hanoi Holiday Diamond Hotel, and Hanoi Buddy Inn.