Tour guides will pick up you at your hotel in Hanoi. Then we will transfer to the Museum of Ethnology by taxi/Grab car/Grab bike or private car (recommended)
Outdoor section of Vietnamese Museum Of Ethnology
We reach the outdoor section: the garden of architecture in the Museum of Ethnology. The outdoor area allures lots of tourists with plenty of houses modeling after the traditional architecture of ethnic groups, especially in Northern and Central highlands.
Foreign visitors can seek a chance to observe ancient Giarai tombs featuring carvings of sexually- explicit men and women and expectant mothers, a symbol of fertility and birth.
In addition, you can explore Viet house, Cham house - the most tangible cultural heritages of the Cham, Ede Long House as well as Bana Communal Houses.
Indoor Section of Vietnamese Museum Of Ethnology
Entering through the outdoor section, tourists can reach the indoor one placed a host of exhibition, research center, library, storage and technical lab. Hundreds of common objects used in daily activities are displayed in the exhibition area.
Besides traditional objects, tourists are able to discover documents and photographs reflecting all aspects of tangible and intangible culture in daily life of minorities and their creativity.
Thuy Dinh House
If you are a fan of water puppet art, you can’t miss Thuy Dinh House. Thuy Dinh House in Museum of Ethnology is the place holding a lot of water puppet performances, a Vietnamese traditional art form.
The harmonious combination between wooden puppet and traditional music played on the water surface is a clear refection about the rural life of Vietnamese people.
"Cánh Diều" (The Kite) Building
With a view introducing foreign cultures to tourists worldwide, mainly the Southeast Asia culture, Southeast Asia section- "Cánh Diều" (the Kite) building was constructed. Visiting “Canh Dieu” building, visitors can get a great chance to enjoy amazing performances from Southeast Asia countries such as the Java play of mask and dance, Indonesia Shadow Puppet and Myanmar String Puppet (yoke thay thabin).
For Vietnamese, this is a tremendous opportunity to exchange cultures, customs and traditions among Asia countries.