The National Museum of Ethiopia (NME), also referred to as the Ethiopian National Museum, is located in Addis Ababa the capital of Ethiopia. The museum was once used as the home of Emperor Menelik II. It located close to Addis Ababa University.
The museum holds the Ethiopia's historical and artistic treasures as well as many of the most precious archaeological findings such as the remains of early hominids, the most famous being that of "Lucy,".
Centrally located near other popular points of interest in the city like Meskel Square, the National Museum of Ethiopia is a relaxed and interesting place to visit while in Addis Ababa.
Visit the National Museum of Ethiopia in Addis city and view palaeontology exhibits. The main display in the museum is the fossilized hominid 'Lucy' which was discovered in 1974. The museum also contains lavish royal equipment, and Ethiopian art displays dating centuries ago.