To be recognised, tourist destinations need to be rated above four stars on a five-star scale based on reviews and votes posted on the website within the last 12 months.
The museum was cited among the most attractive tourist destinations in Hanoi for 2012.
This year, the museum received 500 votes of excellent, 357 votes of very good, was rated four and a half stars overall and ranked sixth in the list of 25 most attractive museums in Asia.
Visiting the museum, located on Nguyen Van Huyen Street, Hanoi, tourists can learn about the history and diversified culture of the 54 ethnic groups of the country through indoor and outdoor exhibitions.
The museum attracts tourists thanks to rich collection of objects, photos, videos and documents, as well as the different types of model houses that represent how ethnic groups from all over Vietnam live. The museum receives about 60.000 visitors annually.