Discover the cultural heritages of the 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi. On this 4-hour morning tour with an expert guide you can admire the architecture and explore the artifacts on display at the museum.
What to Expect
On this 4-hour morning tour you will explore the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology with a professional tour guide. The tour guide will meet you at your hotel in Hanoi before heading to the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology. The museum focuses on the 54 officially recognized ethnic groups in Vietnam.
This tourist attraction in Hanoi, opened to the public in November 1997, is widely considered to be the finest modern museum in Vietnam. The exhibition building was designed by the architect Ha Duc Linh, a member of the Tay ethnic group, in the shape of a Dong Son drum. The interior was designed by the French architect Veronique Dollfus.
The outdoor exhibition area is also a great place to see. The most popular architectural styles of ethnic minorities were represented including the Ede long house, the Tay stilt house, the Yao house half on stilts, the Hmong house whose roof is made of pomu wood, the Viet house with tile roof, the Gia Rai tomb, the Ba Na communal house, the Cham traditional house, and the Ha Nhi house made with beaten walls.
The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is a valuable center for the exhibition and the preservation of cultural heritages of the 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam. The museum has collected 15,000 artifacts, 2,190 slides, 42,000 photographs, 237 audiotapes, 373 videotapes, and 25 CD-ROMs. It is also a center for ethnographic research employing many experts on the different ethnic groups.
- Tour guide
- Entrance fee
What's Not Included
- Personal expenses (foods, drinks, tips)