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Lanna Folklife Museum

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One stop museum to learn about Chiang Mai's history and the integration of Lanna Kingdom into Thailand

The Museum is divided into 3 separate buildings, a foreigner is charged THB100 for one museum or... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
millmma
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
nice museum

A nice museum about the Lanna people. Religion, worship, art, textiles and painting on first floor... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dan N
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Prapokkloa Rd, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We spent an hour here and thoroughly enjoyed it. The displays were very professional and informative and described the life and history of old Chiang Maui and the lanner people. We bought a three venue package ticket of other museums in the area (to be...More

Thank Katie F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Museum is divided into 3 separate buildings, a foreigner is charged THB100 for one museum or THB190 for all 3 museums which are located next to each other. I only had time to visit one museum and was impressed by the displays, videos and...More

Thank millmma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice museum about the Lanna people. Religion, worship, art, textiles and painting on first floor. On second about living and Lifestyle.

Thank Dan N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw a few statues as we were walking along and decided to take pitchers, then we noticed that hidden behind them was some open doors, we decided to investigate and here is was. The admission charge was not that much so we decided to...More

Thank Dennis0002
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a well-organized museum. You can either pay for access to the main museum or for a ticket that includes all 3 related museums and that ticket is good for multiple days. The main museum is in an old house. You weave in and...More

1  Thank ErinJE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a really good time walking around this museum. Good explanation for many of the crafts, religious objects, and customs you'll see while exploring northern Thailand. If you like museums, it's definitely worth a visit. It doesn't take too long but you feel like...More

Thank Max S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is small but high quality. We spent about two hours. All information is in both English and Thai. We learned a lot about the history of the Chiang Mai area and the people who live there. I also enjoyed the building that the...More

1  Thank Tina R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Across the street from the Three Kings monument stands a two-story, white, 19th century building, originally a royal palace, later the city’s courthouse, it is now the Lanna Folk Life Museum, with eighteen exhibition rooms covering a variety of cultural themes. Some displays deal with...More

2  Thank blackeaglejim
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Even if you are not a museum person I think it's a nice place to visit. It's located in a lovely old court house and the displays are easy to read and digest even for school children. Rooms focusing on thai customs, food, Buddhist symbols,...More

1  Thank MangoMunky
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Would recommend getting the multi ticket and doing the 3 museums around the statues of the 3 Kings. Lots of information in English

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