Ethnography

Slovene Ethnographic Museum, Slovenia

Slovene Ethnographic Museum, Slovenia

The Slovene Ethnographic Museum, in Ljubljana, Slovenia, is the national museum of ethnology. It is a museum “about people, for people”, a museum of cultural identities, the link between the past and the present, between our own and other cultures, between nature and civilization.  Read More

Luigi Pigorini National Museum of Prehistory and Ethnography, Italy

Luigi Pigorini National Museum of Prehistory and Ethnography, Italy

The Luigi Pigorini National Museum of Prehistory and Ethnography, in Rome, (Museo Nazionale Preistorico Etnografico “Luigi Pigorini”) is the earliest and richest institution devoted to prehistory and ethnographic studies in Italy.  Read More

British Museum, United Kingdom

British Museum, United Kingdom

The British Museum is a museum of human history and culture situated in London. Its collections, which number more than seven million objects, are amongst the largest and most comprehensive in the world and originate from all continents, illustrating and documenting the story of human culture from its beginning to the present.   Read More

Museum of Ethnology Hamburg, Germany

Museum of Ethnology Hamburg, Germany

The ethnographic collection of Hamburg, in Germany, was first mentioned in 1850 as part of the municipal library. After several moves, it became the Museum of Ethnology Hamburg (Museum für Völkerkunde) in 1879.  Read More

Bona Museum, Korea

Bona Museum, Korea

The Bona Museum, in Seoul, Korea, first opened as a craft arts research institution in 2003, and officially opened as a private museum in 2006. It is a museum dedicated to showcasing traditional Korean aesthetics.   Read More

National Museum of Denmark

National Museum of Denmark

The National Museum of Denmark is the largest museum of cultural history in Denmark. It covers Danish history, from prehistory until modern times. Besides the Danish collections, an important part of the museum is its ethnographic collection.  Read More

Mae Fah Luang Art and Cultural Park, Thailand

Mae Fah Luang Art and Cultural Park, Thailand

The Lanna art on display at the Mae Fah Luang Art and Cultural Park, Thailand, has been collected by the Mae Fah Luang Foundation under Royal Patronage. It represents the finest exhibition and collection of Northern Thai artefacts in Thailand.  Read More

Sarawak Museum Department, Malaysia

Sarawak Museum Department, Malaysia

The Sarawak Museum, Malaysia, was established by Charles Brooke the Second Rajah in 1860, thanks to the influence of the great naturalist, Alfred Russell Wallace.   Read More

Brunei Museum

Brunei Museum

The Brunei Museum was established in 1965, with its first administrative office at the Civic Centre in Bandar Seri Begawan. Given approval for a building of its own, a location was selected for the museum, on a historical site, at Kota Batu.  Read More

National Museum of Anthropology, Spain

National Museum of Anthropology, Spain

The National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropología), in Madrid, Spain, was opened on 29 April 1875 by King Alfonso XII. It was founded on the personal initiative of Dr. Pedro González Velasco.  Read More

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