The museum is housed in a pretty stilt home with a static exhibit upstairs which runs uninspiringly by means of the historical past of the Sapa area earlier than shifting on to some barely extra partaking reveals concerning the tradition of the ethnic minorities.
It is just like the Ethnology Museum or Women's Museum in Hanoi, however far smaller and dustier.
On our final go to, downstairs was dwelling to a sponsored exhibit concerning the crafts and customs of the Hmong and Red Dao individuals. It particularly focuses on their handicrafts as a part of the Sapa Fair Craft undertaking to advertise these conventional crafts and assist present new financial alternatives. Entry is free however a stall is positioned inside so chances are you'll find yourself paying greater than you anticipate; it isn't a tough promote although.