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Address: Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
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08:30 - 11:00
13:30 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 11:00
13:30 - 16:00
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Displays of the opulence of pre-Communist Laos.

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Interesting Museum

This museum set in the old Laos Royal Palace is very interesting, details some of the history the Royal family and houses many artifacts from the time before they were removed... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 November 2015
Stevo F
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Eltham, Australia
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Hawkesbury Ont.
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

Its a maveerlous palace, the floor is compose of 5000 piece of pur silver, there are a lot of statue cover with diamonds and gold, it is a must to see

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

An interesting look at the living quarters of the last King and Queen of Laos, and a few American 1960's era cars in the garages. The Palace very interesting but easy to imagine that a lot of the artifacts that would have been there when the Royal Family were in residence has been taken away by the following regime.

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Eltham, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

This museum set in the old Laos Royal Palace is very interesting, details some of the history the Royal family and houses many artifacts from the time before they were removed from power.

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Eltham, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

Worth a visit just to see the decorative walls. Also interesting to see the coronation regalia, & Laos Royal clothes. Doesn't take long but worthy of a visit

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

You have to take off your shoes before you enter and leave them and they have a place to store your bags. You are not allowed to take photos. Probably because no one would go if you took photos. Entrance is 30,000 Kip. There is not much to see, but it is laid out nicely and they have explanations in... More 

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Layer de la Haye, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

Open from 0830 until 1100 and 1300 until 1600 it’s an expensive 30,000 kip to get in. If you have a Rough Guide or Lonely Planet handy you’ll want to take it in with you, as you’ll need to leave your bags in the locker room to the left of the palace and your shoes on the stand outside. Women’s... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

The museum is a walk through the palace to see a bit of how things were. The mural on the wall is absolutely beautiful. For me the museum lacked heavily in interesting historical information and was more of a showcase of items. So if you like looking at old royal items then it is definitely worth a visit, but don't... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

Well laid out and easy to find your way around. Really interesting to see both the artifacts that have been saved and get a sense of the Royals way of life. We had a guide which was useful in terms of the background history. No photos inside which is fine but was disappointed that there were no postcard of the... More 

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Weymouth, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

This is a fairly interesting museum to visit, there is a lot to read in English as you wander around the old royal palace. Sadly there is no photography aloud in the buildings and you have to put all your personal belongings into lockers. Also very cheap to get into!

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Avoca Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

I was originally in no hurry to visit the palace/museum, having been to many museums throughout Sth East Asia. On visiting the palace I was amazed at the amount of personal belongings preserved of the royal family. Including a garage of their cars. Gifts sent by foreign dignitaries, kings and national leaders were attractively displayed and cataloged. This included, of... More 

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