Jinka Museum, Jinka

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Understand the life of locals from a European perspective at Jinka Museum, dedicated to preserving certain aspects of traditional tribal life in the Omo Valley. Chronicling the transformation of the tribes, the museum exhibits a number of tools and clothing items in its hall. The German-funded center focuses on raising awareness about issues like female circumcision and scarring of women, and presents some of these topics through video material and leaflets. Set in a stone hilltop building overlooking the city, the research center also has a library, a large garden, and excellent views of Jinka. Volunteers will tell you what they have learned about Ethiopia. To visit Jinka Museum and other attractions in Jinka, use our Jinka online itinerary maker.
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  • it was an amazing experience had lots of fun and the gide was very amsing i got to meet a lot of locals around the area i would recomend the gide a lot he is very halp full and was play full  more »
  • This museum is a must see, if you are in Jinka. It displays items used by the different ethnic groups in Omo Valley and gives a lot of information on local customs in English.  more »
  • It was really good experience,they make to watch Documentary film inside the museum. If someone who want to know about tribe he should visit this place
  • The south Omo Ethnographic museum, it possesses a large collection of ethnographic objects that belongs to various ethnic groups in the Zone. its a small museum but well organized with lots of explanations about the ethnic groups who live around.

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