The Establishment and Economic Significance of Addis Ababa Museum, 2005 to 2015, Ethiopia
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Research Paper | Tourism | Ethiopia | Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015

The Establishment and Economic Significance of Addis Ababa Museum, 2005 to 2015, Ethiopia

Atsbha Gebreigziabher Asmelash

This paper attempts to show the establishment and economic significance of Addis Ababa Museum. Both primary and secondary sources are used to produce this article. The primary sources include archives, minutes, photographs and oral information. The researcher collected many archival sources from different offices and individual persons. The researcher used purposeful sampling method to select informants, who have good knowledge about the issue under discussion. He met 9 employees of Addis Ababa Museum from whom he obtained crucial information. Equally important, he used some secondary sources such as books, brochures and articles. Each data was checked and counter-checked for its reliability and authenticity. The findings of this paper are discussed qualitatively and quantitatively using tables and bar graphs. It underpins the types of cultural and historical heritages available in the museum. The findings of this paper also evinces the current practices and some challenges of Addis Ababa Museum. It reveals the number of Ethiopian and foreign visitors who visited the museum between 2005 and 2015. This paper also reveals amount of money generated from visitors of both nationalities during the time specified above. It is stated that the museum is an important heritage that requires due attention of every concerned body so that it can be further developed and attracted many visitors from whom the country can generate good revenue. By now, the museum is not earning the expected amount of revenue.

Keywords: Ras Biru, Museum, visitors, Revenue, challenges

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015

Pages: 766 - 770

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Atsbha Gebreigziabher Asmelash, "The Establishment and Economic Significance of Addis Ababa Museum, 2005 to 2015, Ethiopia", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=SUB158743, Volume 4 Issue 10, October 2015, 766 - 770

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