About Ethnological Museum

For all those who love to know about Ethiopian Culture its a must to visit as it shares all the relevant information about Ethiopia. Ethnological Museum is located in the Palace of the deposed Emperor Hallie Selassie. It is a vast and diverse collection of History and Culture of Ethiopia. This palace is surrounded by beautiful gardens which is a high point of attraction. You can see Emperor Hallie Selassie's and his wife's bedrooms, bathrooms  and costumes and the uniforms of his.This museum displays various steps of Ethiopian's  life from birth till the end .You can find a huge collection of Musical Instruments which you can find only in Ethiopia and a vast collection of arts .

Must See

  • This is mainly divided into two sections: i
  • In the first you can see information on Birth Rites, Children’s Tales and Childhood Games
  • The second includes Adulthood Artifacts and information on Ethiopian Religion, Medicine, Warfare, Art and Culture.

How to reach

6.4 km You can use Blue and White Mini-Buses. 

Mini-bus fare: 7 birr


  • If you want to visit  the museum  remember to go in a cab or else you will be asked to produce your ID card or Passport for entrering into the museum.
  • Dont forget to take your visit guide along with you as there are no guides available inside to guide you.
  • Better visit other tribes before choosing this, as it may take too long for getting in.
  • Before planning for a visit check if its open because there may be a holiday for a Ministerial visit as it may not be mentioned about closure in the website.
  • Book tickets prior to avoid huge crowds.

Visit Time

Sunday :  8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Monday : 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday : 8:30.a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday:8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Thursday : 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Friday : 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Saturday:8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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Waiting Time

You may have to wait for buying tickets and security check.


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Entrance Fee




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Time you can spend

1 hour


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