Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is a museum in Hanoi, Vietnam, which focuses on the 54 officially recognized ethnic groups in Vietnam. It is located on a 13,200 m2 property in Cau Giay District and its distance is around 8 km from the city center.
The proposal for Vietnam Museum of Ethnology was officially approved on December 14, 1987. Construction lasted from 1987 to 1995 and it was opened to the public on November 12, 1997.
The exhibition building was designed by the architect Ha Duc Linh, a member of the Tay ethnic minority, in the shape of a Dong Son drum, and the interior architecture was designed by the French architect Véronique Dollfus.
Others, the outstanding Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is one of the country’s premier museums. Occupying a fine modern structure, the terrific collection features well-presented tribal art, arte-facts and everyday objects gathered from across the nation. Displays are well labeled in Vietnamese, French and English. It is widely considered to be the finest modern museum in Vietnam and a tourist attraction in Hanoi.
* Opening Hours: 8.30AM – 17.30PM / from Tuesday to Sunday
* Address: Nguyen Van Huyen Road, Cau Giay District, Hanoi, Vietnam