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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 November 20, 2011

This was a really pretty area. The new wat that they've built to house the Prabang Buddha is quite impressive. The Royal Residence is really interesting and well preserved as well. But unfortunately you can't take pictures in it and they don't sell postcards there,...More

Date of experience: October 2011
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Reviewed November 18, 2011

You will understand the history of Laos much better if you visit the Royal Palace. Allow about an hour and be sure to go to the back to see the classic cars. There is a photography exhibit on the second floor of a separate building...More

Date of experience: October 2011
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Reviewed November 18, 2011

A very good way to learn more about the history of Laos and the royal family.

Date of experience: October 2011
Thank Truckee_Bruce
Reviewed November 12, 2011

Whilst not overly large this museum is a snapshot of Laos in past times.

Date of experience: October 2011
Thank Allen M
Reviewed November 4, 2011

I visited the Palace Museum as part of an organised group tour. Fine that it should be included in such a tour to give a glimpse into the life and history of the country - but not much more than that. It raises some tourism...More

Date of experience: October 2011
Thank oldpakana
Reviewed November 3, 2011

Worth a visit if only for the ornate throne room. The rest of the grounds and palace are surprisingly less opulent with the exception of the temple.

Date of experience: October 2011
Thank kiltedmuppet
Reviewed October 22, 2011

In the town and easy to access. There are many buildings with fantastic artefacts

Date of experience: October 2011
Thank Pdunchob
Reviewed August 2, 2011

As the name itself says, so it is true, the museum is dedicated mostly to Royal Palace. Several pictures present a nice story of the palace’s past. Don’t forget to take a walk to the garage where you would see many Cadillac cars that belonged...More

Date of experience: July 2011
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Reviewed July 11, 2011

If you are travelling solo and like to be on the move it's not hard to hit up most of LP's attractions in short order. I wouldn't ordinarily visit a place like this but had plenty of time on my hands and glad I did....More

Date of experience: June 2011
Thank StewWoodend
Reviewed January 7, 2011

I was feeling a little disappointed with my typical museum emotions...not sure how to appreciate the beauty around me. The cars were the most interesting part until I got to the "Floating Buddha Exhibit"....this was AMAZING! Worth seeing! Based on the information at the museum...More

Date of experience: January 2011
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