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Address:

Nguyen Van Huyen Road
Nguyen Van Huyen Road
Hanoi, Hanoi Vietnam 00840004

Phone:

(+84-4) 7562193

Fax:

(+84-4) 8360351

Email:

vme18@hn.vnn

URL:

http://www.vme.org.vn/index.asp

Price:

(Not Specified)

Description:

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is both a research centre and a public museum exhibiting the ethnic groups of Vietnam. The mission of the Museum is scientific research, collection, documentation, conservation, exhibition and preserving the cultural and historic patrimony of the nation's different ethnic groups. The museum also serves to guide research, conservation, and technology that are specific to the work of an ethnographic museum.

The Museum is located in a large open area on Nguyen Van Huyen Street, Cau Giay District, about 8 km from the city centre. This area used to be paddy field of the local people. During the construction of the Museum, all of the infrastructure was built, including the 700m road from Hoang Quoc Viet Street to the entrance of the Museum. (In the near future, this road will reach the Daewoo Hotel, which is situated between Cau Giay and Lieu Giai Streets)

Published on 8/11/06

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