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Algeria St Piazza Haile, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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All reviewsformer palaceuniversity campusmusical instrumentshaile selassiereligious artethiopian cultureliving quartersethnic groupsbedroom and bathroomtop floorlarge collectionworth a visitfirst floorinteresting insighton displayhis wifeentrance fee
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can learn a lot in this museum, History, Religious, He is amazing, splendid. Ask Migbaru to bring you there. I recommand you Migbaru, a good guide and a good man. His contact : Fantamig1@gmail.com +251943802658 Have a nice trip with my friend Migbaru Tsahay

Thank Mawuli_France
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Top of the list of places to visit in Addis, formerly the palace now a university department ... and museum. A weave through the collections, ... to the Emperor's bathroom. Worth a visit and the fee.

Thank Global783032
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ethnological Museum is located in the former Emperors palace, now part of a university and institute. While the National Museum boasts Lucy...the Ethnological Museum is where the real museum experience can be found. You'll pay at a small window on your left upon entering...More

Thank Elisabeth T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The history of Ethiopia and it's culture is displayed. A lot of replicas created to show the history. I enjoyed learning that President JFK donated a library to this institute which is now a University. Due to the Italian invasion a lot of items reflecting...More

Thank WisdomInspires
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go with an open mind, it´s not the British museum but it´s quite interesting. Certainly worth a visit if you are smart enough to spend a day or two in Addis

Thank Connector302515
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

The museum is situated in the old palace of the emperor. It covers the tribes and their customs, handicrafts and art.

Thank ProdiptoB2
Reviewed 6 August 2018

As you walk on the campus of the University of Addis Ababa, you can walk straight up the center road to this museum. It a stately home of the former emperor Haile Selassie. But the building is identified as the "Institute of Ethiopian Studies." So...More

Thank DrMarkES
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Great museum in the former palace of emperor Haile Selassie. Recommend getting the guided tour which costs about 200 birr.

Thank jenni m
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We took two young kids fresh off the plane from an overnight flight and we still had a good time. It's set in very relaxing grounds and the king's bedroom was a particularly fascinating exhibit. A good way to start our journeys in Ethiopia.

1  Thank Exploration437329
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Not a big collection but informative and pleasant museum but needs better lighting. Great museum for a rainy afternoon.

1  Thank mhg20182018
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Nazeemah S
5 September 2017|
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Response from davis625 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is on the University campus as the previous person posted. It really is an unassuming building but worth the find.