The museum is one of the must-visit sites in Hanoi to any traveler. Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi offers an in depth overview on 54 ethnic minorities that are living in the country, their houses, their clothes, their ways of life and so much more.
There are 3 areas included Trong Dong building (for permanent exhibition), outside exhibiting area, and Southeast Asia building. The 2-storey Trong Dong building is the place contains content, artifacts, photography, videos of 54 ethnic minorities living in different parts in Vietnam. There is also one segment set up with different theme every week. The outside exhibiting area covers a large garden with ten architectural works including the houses of ethnic people living across Vietnam. Each house is either original house bought from the inhabited region of the minority or built by the minorities themselves. The newest building Southeast Asia brings an extended vision to the cultures of all over Southeast Asia and even other continents on earth.
Address: Nguyen Van Huyen Street, Nghia Do, Cau Giay, Hanoi
Entrance Fee: 40,000VND, camera – 50,000VND
Opening Hours: 8:30 – 17:30
Explanation in English: available