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Royal Palace Museum

Haw kham, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
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Displays of the opulence of pre-Communist Laos.
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Haw kham, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are not properly covered they will rent you a shawl. The museum is quaint but well lit, maintained and organized. The gifts from other countries are fun to look at as well. A must see in Luang Prabang.

Thank Julien P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Royal Palace was originally the home of King Sisavang Vong and his family. Fortunately the history and culture have been preserved despite the Royal family disappearing in 1975. The displays are well presented and some areas are still quite regal. Even the last kings...More

Thank elias501
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a pretty building but it had no Laos history. It was the presidential palace before he got kicked out and now it's just filled with gifts from the world to Laos. You absolutely must cover your shoulders and knees no matter your gender...More

Thank ChloeAntonia89
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it is located along the night market road. the structure and architecture is really amazing. the roof has 5 sides. from a distance you will notice how well it was built for the royal family.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on our own. Be prepared to remove shoes, and ladies, you must have your shoulders covered. You have to check bags into a locker and no photographs are allowed. There wasn't a lot of posted info, so for a more complete history...More

Thank Denise P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A very beautiful place where we spent some time exploring the internal and external experiences that were available.

Thank pmr0bins
Reviewed 17 May 2017

An amazing place to visit to see some fascinating history, and to escape the heat too. Allows you to wonder what life must have been life for th Royal family. Excellent value, with friendly and helpful guides. See if you can find and see the...More

Thank Paul62Canberra
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I visited the museum in the morning, before 10 AM and it was as glorious as I could see. Tourists were not frolicking at that time so I could have the museum on myw on

Thank EndroCatur
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

The museum give a good perspective of Laotian culture. Not too well stocked. Well laid out, though. Photographing not allowed inaide the museum. Deposit boxes should be at museum entrance. Quite a few visitors are seen turning back to deposit their bags and camera at...More

Thank Mohd Redzuan H
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Bicycling in the morning to visit Royal Palace Museum was a great idea. I was lucky to have a picture taking with this Royal Palace Museum background with full moon in the morning. The days after, was having a chance to go inside the museum....More

Thank Awan A
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