Vietnam Museum of Ethnography - Top 4th Fascinating Museum of Asia

Vietnam Museum of Ethnography - Top 4th Fascinating Museum of Asia

10-12-2016 14:59 Posted by: Thao Tran
TripAdvisor, the prestige travel website, voted Vietnam museum of ethnography, Hanoi as top 4th out of 25 most fascinating museums of Asia in 2014.

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Vietnam museum of ethnography, Hanoi (The thao & Van Hoa news)

Position: Nguyen Van Huyen Street, Cau Giay district, Hanoi Ðường

Opening time: 8h30 – 17h30 week days (except Monday).

Ticket price: 40.000 VND/adult, 10.000 VND/children (aged 6-16).

Feature: Vietnam museum of ethnography stores and displays objects, documents reflecting all aspects of life, living activities, customs and practices of 54 ethnic groups all over the country.

 

TripAdvisor, the prestige travel website, voted Vietnam museum of ethnography, Hanoi as top 4th out of 25 most fascinating museums of Asia in 2014 making it among should-visit Vietnam tourist places when coming to the capital. 

Located in an over 4ha area, Vietnam museum of ethnography opened in late 1977.  Since its inception, it has really drawn the attention of many tourists as well as domestic and international researchers in cultural, ethnographic fields.

Museum of ethnography Hanoi stores 10,000 objects, 15,000 black and white photos, hundreds of video tapes, cassettes reflecting all aspects of life and living, customs and practices of the 54 ethnic groups across Vietnam.

The museum consists of three main exhibition areas: the exhibition in Bronze Drum building, outdoor exhibition area and Southeast Asia exhibition area.

Now, let's look at the museum insides:

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Items are classified and displayed by contents inside the museum of ethnography (Mytour)

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Many items are made of bamboo (Mytour)

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Museum of ethnography Hanoi preserves and collects many items from 54 ethnics in Vietnam (Mytour)

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Ceremony of “Lau then” is reappeared. It is a way of performing fork art of Tay people (Hai Linh)

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Ceremony named “Cap sac”of Dao Do people is reappeared fully inside the museum of ethnography (Hai Linh)

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Some small models of different stilt houses (Mobileword)

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There are models demonstrating the living life of ethnic people in exhibition room inside the museum of ethnography Hanoi (Mobileworld)

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Long stilt houses are a unique feature of ethnics (vme)

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Stilt houses were used to avoid wild animals and humidity of soil (Nguyen Tien Quang)

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Long stilt houses of E De people has a very unique architecture (Hai Linh)

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Arrangement in the upper half part of a long stilt house of Ede people in museum of ethnography (Hai Linh)

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Some musical instruments of ethnic people (NDDT)

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The South East Asia exhibition room introduces items and photos about general art of South East Asia (NDDT)

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A corner of “A view of Asia” (Ha Tuan)

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