Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

24, April, 2018

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi gives a perception of the fifty-four various cultural groups residing in Vietnam with an attempt to safeguard the cultural legacy and build-up a diverse cultural environment within the nation. Tourists can visit the varied research and developmental work of Vietnam culture that it exhibits in the museum. The museum also works on ethnographic analysis and study.

Browse through the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi
The museum offers knowledge and facts on the conventional Vietnamese lifestyle, their religious beliefs, practices, rituals, and tradition. It gives an insight of the rich heritage and culture prevalent in Vietnam. The exhibition hall comprises a research center, a library, and an auditorium. The outside exhibits diversified Vietnamese houses as models and replicas with a special focus on the architecture, design, and planning of them. It showcases a vast collection of historic homes like the Tay Silt home and the Viet home with domestic vegetation in the gardens detached by a stream and connected with small bridges.

The quiet gardens give a serene view of the display area. There is also an area which includes the ethnic water puppet theatre and study of calligraphy. The museum aims to illustrate the civilization throughout Southeast Asia.  The distinct characteristic of the museum is to represent all the artifacts in a simple and elementary manner and not too much subjective so that visitors are fascinated with them. The museum is ideal for children, and all writings of the artifacts have translated to both French and English.

Role of Tour operators
An itinerary in the visit to Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoiincludes other destinations like Ho Chi Minh's mausoleum and His former stilt-house residence, the Presidential Palace, and One Pillar Pagoda. It includes food, transport, licensed, knowledgeable guides, AC transport and door-to-door services for tourists.

Visiting Hours
The visiting hours of Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi start from morning 8.30 am and closes at 5.30 pm. It remains closed all Mondays.

The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoiis located on Nguyen Van Huyen road in Cau Giay district of Hanoi. The Museum is eight kilometers away from the middle of the city.   

How to reach Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
You may reach the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi via a public transport like the taxi which requires a twenty minutes drive.  Optionally you can also avail the fourteen-seat minibuses from Dinh Tien Hoang Street that lies north of Hoan Kiem Lake towards the Nghai Tan stop and then keep walking for 2 blocks to reach the museum.

With over fifteen thousand artefacts which include pictures, images and audio tapes, the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoiis a kind of its own. Within the exhibition room you can view the lifestyle of the Chut, Viet, H’Mong-Dao, Muong, Tav, Thai, Ka Dai, Tang, San Dui, Ngai, Mon-Khmer, Nam-Dao, Cham, Hoa and Khmer ethnic groups. The museum cherishes some of the invaluable heirloom and relics of daily life like pipe, carriage bags and knives. You can also view varied displays like garments, jewellery, wedding items and exhibits on death ceremonies, marriage and religious rituals carried on by the fifty four various cultural groups residing in Vietnam.