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Displays of the opulence of pre-Communist Laos.
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Haw kham, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Reviewed July 17, 2012

This is a small museum but its a good one. There is a dress code and it is enforced as I found out, I had to put a scarf over the top of my tank top to cover my shoulders. However as I had one...More

1  Thank Waitarere
Reviewed July 16, 2012

The museum s interesting and don't forget the "royal" car display as well as drawing gallery

Thank Sandy H
Reviewed July 16, 2012

A relatively small museum and we liked the fact that we weren't inundated with too many items to absorb information from. We got a good idea of the royal family and their function in the country.

Thank Marjan M
Reviewed July 16, 2012

The museum is definitely worth a visit when in Luang Prabang. The inside is amazing! My only problem is that I couldn't take photos.

Thank AussieFamily_of4_12
Reviewed July 15, 2012

I think what we liked about it was just the sense that the family had popped out for a bit and was to be back soon, a peaceful time capsule - though no one knows what happened to them which is very sad. The temple...More

Thank Brunswick_travellers
Reviewed July 9, 2012

The royal palace complex is right in the centre of Luang Prabang. It opens from 8.30am to 12 noon and 1.30pm to 4.30pm. The entry was 20,000 kips. It is definitely worth a visit. The palace was in use until the 70's or 80's and...More

2  Thank rovingrebel
Reviewed July 8, 2012

In my opinion this was slightly overpriced. It was nice to see but I would not be rushing back to it.

Thank Caitf
Reviewed July 6, 2012

Really interesting place if you talk to the staff about the history of the royal family and its overthrow. Don't go with a tour - there was a tour group when we were there which just about ran through the place. Cover up shoulders and...More

Thank Bernadette F
Reviewed July 2, 2012

We really enjoyed out visit to the Royal Palace Museum. Reminder that you need to cover shoulders and legs but they give you scarves for a really small fee. The palace is beautiful and tells a really nice story of the royal family and folk...More

Thank travellingonaprayer
Reviewed June 27, 2012

This former residence of the Lao Royal family gave us a glimpse of how they lived. Wear appropriate clothing (no shorts or skirts above the knee, no tank tops or sleeveless shirt). No still or video photography allowed inside and you need to leave your...More

Thank Rosalyn Y
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