Ethnological Museum Addis Ababa
Capture unique insights into the rich cultures of Ethiopia with a visit to the Ethnological Museum in Addis Ababa. Within Haile Selassie's former palace and surrounded by the university grounds, the Ethnological Museum in Addis Ababa is one of the city's most popular and well-liked attractions.
The artefacts inside the Ethnological Museum stand in contrast to the fast paced innovation of the modern day city and are a testament to the rich cultures and traditions passed down through generations in Ethiopia.
Explore Culture at the Ethnological Museum
Inside the Ethnological Museum, the ways of life from birth to death are illustrated for visitors in vivid detail. This cultural and artistic hub touches on all aspects of Ethiopian culture from history to religion.
Comprehensive information about the people and cultures of Ethiopia, beginning with ancient history and extending all the way forward to more modern traditions, are all arranged and brought to life with contextual information and priceless artefacts.
The museum's two floors are divided into customs and traditions and cultural highlights; each section displays unique artefacts from military uniforms to paintings, musical instruments and childhood games.
The collection of icons is a particular favourite with visitors, along with the bathrooms and sleeping rooms of the last Ethiopian Emperor, Haile Selassie.
History and more in Addis Ababa
Like the National Museum, home to the famous Lucy Mummy, the Ethnological Museum is a highlight on any visit to Addis Ababa. The modern museum is a pleasure to visit and attracts travellers from around the world who want to learn more of Ethiopia's interesting background.
Guests staying at this Ethiopia hotel in Addis Ababa are particularly well placed to discover the city's most popular attractions, while services and amenities inside the hotel ensure every stay is both comfortable and productive.