National Museum of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa (must see)
The museum houses the nation's artistic treasures as well as many of the most precious archaeological finds such as the fossilized remains of early hominids. Currently, the National Museum of Ethiopia has four main exhibition sections. The basement is dedicated to archaeological and paleoanthropological sections and exhibits hominids. The first floor contains objects from ancient and medieval periods, as well as regalia and memorabilia from former rulers, who include Emperor Haile Selassie. The second floor show art work in a chronological order, from traditional to contemporary works while the thrid floor comprises a rich ethnographic displays.
Opening hours: Monday-Sunday: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Walking Tours in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Travel Distance: 5.4 Km or 3.4 Miles
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Travel Distance: 9.5 Km or 5.9 Miles