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Royal Palace Museum

Closed Now: 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Displays of the opulence of pre-Communist Laos.
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Haw kham, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 212 068
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Found it rather dissappointing. Not many interesting things - unless you are interested in his majesties shoes from some decades ago, the sleeping room and the like. There are better things to do in Luang Prabang!

Thank Andreas F
Reviewed yesterday

This site is underwhelming. The main building cannot be entered and one is left standing on the threshold peering in. The adjacent building has one impressive red room and several administrative rooms around it. A bit like a school house. The last corridor displays gifts...More

Thank Nanachubs
Reviewed 3 days ago

Interesting museum in the centre of Luang Prabang. There are several buildings relating to the kings of Laos. Cameras are not allowed in the buildings but have a locker room where they can be stored.

Thank wwwhip97
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is mainly a display of various artifacts given to the Laoan royal family. But an interesting insight. There is also a car collection. The main attraction is of course the golden Buddha that is now housed in his own pagoda at the entrance. You...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in town do it. Great example of third world worn out royalty with tenuous taste. Learn how not to live!

Thank sbp0713
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved visiting this landmark. So many great things to view. Would defy recommend you add this to your list.

Thank sherryh750
Reviewed 1 week ago

The dress code is strictly enforced and the no bag no water bottles is also. There is no charge for a locker to store your things in the adjacent theatre building. The Wat is an impressive one and the palace is a superb collection and...More

Thank grantinaus
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well maintained palace. Fantastic collections. Display pathways are nicely laid out. The temple outside is beautiful

Thank 96ravik
Reviewed 1 week ago

SUMMARY: This was an additional highlight since it provides you with a wonderful opinion of the story of Lao. The grounds are gorgeous and possess the presidential palace, currently a museum, and another temple and the theatre. The museum is fairly big and contains several...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lot to see in this compound. The decorations are fabulous and very intricate. The collection of royal cars is not what I was expecting.

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