It may be located 6km west of the city center, but the Ethnology Museum is possibly Hanoi's most interesting museum, especially for visitors who intend to spend time in the northern or central highlands among the ethnic minorities. With 53 of them living within the country's boundaries, it can be difficult to know which is which, but after a visit here, you should be able to identify the groups that live in the areas you plan to travel to. On display are outfits worn by the various groups, and on the grounds are houses that reflect their architecture. Look out for the towering rong of the Bahnar people, who live in the central highlands.
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
Nguyen Van Huyen
Our Rating Neighborhood Cau Giay District Hours Daily 8:30am–5:30pm Transportation 20 minute taxi ride west of the city center Phone 04/3756-2193 Prices 40,000d Web site Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
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