Informations about Vietnam museum of Ethnology opening hours, ticket price

Vietnam museum of Ethnology has become an attractive destination for national and international visitors, is Vietnam military history museum.

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology’s Location

Address: Nguyen Van Huyen street, Cau Giay district, Hanoi

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is located in Nguyen Van Huyen street, about 8 km from the center of Hanoi, built in 1997, is Vietnam military history museum. This museum has become an attractive destination for national and international visitors through its simple exhibitions reflecting all aspects tangible and intangible culture, life and creativity of the Vietnamese people.

A festival held on Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

Description of Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

Dr. Luu Hung, deputy director of Vietnam Museum of Ethnology said, "It's a pride, especially when the majority of the country's museums are less attractive to tourists today." Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is founded face to challenges that existed in the context of many museums entering the difficult period, museums have not developed its efficiencies, the Vietnamese ethnographic museum was developed step by step while learning and diversifying the activities ". Vietnam Museum of Ethnology has different original features with the other museum as Ho Chi Minh museum, Vietnam fine arts museum

The museum gallery is a bronze drum building 2500m2. This building has a very particular and original architecture. The staircase inside the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology has the characteristics of the staircase to the stilts of the ethnic minorities. Ethics are presented in the museum as the presentation of Kinh ethnic languages, the language group Tay, Thai and Ka Dai, the language group Mon-Khmer, Cham, Hoa, Khmer ethnic group ...

Inside Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology preserves and exhibits many cultural objects, wonderful pictures from 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam, including 27,000 artifacts (23,000 ethnic groups in Vietnam, the rest are objects from ethnic groups in Southeast Asia and other countries). The quantity of audiovisual material includes 11,000 types of documentary images on various subjects. The objects are classified and displayed according to different contents in the bronze drum building, where visitors can understand more about the life of the ethnic groups through their everyday objects and show many original cultures of peoples.

Visiting Vietnam Museum of Ethnology space representing ethnic minorities close to 90% of the total population of Vietnam, British tourists like to see and touch the rudimentary tools of the Vietnamese. With the layout of artifacts in a scientific way, combined with activities to create open spaces for the museum such as water puppet shows, guest artists, craft demonstrations, ethnic festivals create new emotions for the visitors. In particular, the museum has special programs, we can learn many things there, there are customs that we never know.

Take out the bronze drum building, visitors can visit the open-air museum, the longhouses of the Ede ethnic group, the house of Ha Nhin, the Rong house of the central highlands, the Vietnamese houses ... bring visitors the feeling of life.

The ideal time to visit Vietnam Museum of Ethnology 

Vietnam Ethnological Museum is an interesting destination for culture lovers and those would like to gain more knowledge about the unique tradition of Vietnam. It opens every day except Mondays and Lunar New Year, so you can visit Vietnam Ethnological Museum at any time of the year.
We also recommend that you should avoid visiting Vietnam Ethnological Museum on rainy days because outside the museum stands some display area, which are slippery on those days.
Visitors ought to come to Vietnam Ethnological Museum in the morning to have the whole experience of the museum. Especially, if lucky, you will take the chance to watch the water puppet show free. 

Watching the Water Puppet show at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology 

Known as a typical art of Vietnam that is still preserved until now, water puppet show Vietnam is a must-watch art for any international tourist when coming to Vietnam because it has is a traditional art of Vietnam. These unique shows are accompanied by a wide variety of traditional Vietnamese folk music that is played on such as wooden bells, bamboo flutes, cymbals, drums, horns, and a single stringed guitar.  So coming here, besides learning about the culture of Vietnamese ethnic minority groups, you take the opportunity to watch the water puppet show. 

A water puppet show at Vietnam museum of Ethnology 

Some useful information of Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

Open hours: From 8:30 to 17:30 all days except Mondays and Lunar New Year.

Ticket price: 40,000 dong / person / visit. We also offer a discount for students (50%), colleges (75%), elderly and disabled (50%), ethnic minority (50%). For children under 6 years, the ticket price is free.

Water puppet show ticket: For adults, each ticket costs 90 000 VND, for children, each ticket cost 70 000 VND.

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is really one of appealing tourist Hanoi attractions for both domestic and international tourists, reflecting the culture of Vietnamese people in the past. Come to visit the Museum of Ethnology of Vietnam with us through Vietnam 14 days holiday.

However, if these places are too familiar to you, let's take Hoa Lu Tam Coc 1 day tour or north Vietnam adventure tour to discover more new things.

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