Ethnography museum

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It is located in the main campus of Addis Ababa University by the Institute of Ethiopian Studies with the aim to preserve the country’s historical and cultural heritage. This is Ethiopian’s first and only ethnological museum exhibiting the physical environment and traditional artifacts of all major ethnic groups (including costumes, jewelry, traditional house hold goods, […]

It is located in the main campus of Addis Ababa University by the Institute of Ethiopian Studies with the aim to preserve the country’s historical and cultural heritage. This is Ethiopian’s first and only ethnological museum exhibiting the physical environment and traditional artifacts of all major ethnic groups (including costumes, jewelry, traditional house hold goods, farming implements, military and hunting weapons, art, traditional musical instruments, both Christian and Muslim parchments manuscripts, icons, medieval painting and various processional and hand crosses). The building was once the palace of Emperor Haile Selassie, so it offers a unique opportunity to see his majesty bed room and a glimpse how Ethiopian royal used to live.

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