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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 February 27, 2017

I confess I love museums, and did enjoy visiting this one. Like everything else in Luang Prabang, nothing is free. I am judging this on what else there is to see in Luang Prabang, and in Bangkok or Chiang Mai this would only be average,...More

Thank Raelene H
Reviewed February 27, 2017

Remarkable and amazing. I was so happy to see the breadth of this museum collection and the restored rooms of the last King and Queen of Laos. Of particular interest are the throne room, resplendent with red and gold glass mosaics covering walls and ceiling,...More

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

We went here on a hot day, hoping for a break from the heat. No A/C here and most of the fans were not operating so the only respite was from the occasional breeze and the shade. We enjoy museums and this one is worth...More

Thank Montel056
Reviewed February 25, 2017

The palce shows a short age in the Laos hystory It is well preserved and it is ashamed that they don´t allow picture taking and they don´t have any books about the palace in the palace bookstore

Thank AntonioAGSC
Reviewed February 24, 2017

Sorry, that may mean Im terrible - but I didnt really gain anything from this palace visit and seeing all the old cars and furniture from the royal family. What our guide shared about Laos history was fascinating but this was just him being brilliant...More

Thank Gillianlesleywhite
Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

If you like museums you must include this one. If you don't ordinary go to or like museums, but travel because you like experiencs, then go to this museum. Pros and Cons 1) You're on a very tight budget and 30,000 Kip (~$3.70 currently) will...More

Thank Taylo102
Reviewed February 20, 2017

At first, the hall did not seem that impressive but as i walked in further, a fascinating tale of Prince Wetsantara, considered to be the just previous birth of the Buddha, was narrated all along the walls of the corridor and i love mythology, this...More

Thank Venky75
Reviewed February 18, 2017

The entrance ticket costs 30,000 kips. We saw the different rooms in the palace - ceremonial, reception, gifts, library, bedroom, dining, childrens' . We also saw the ceremonial dress of the king, gold crown, necklace, gold sword, belt, shoes. Saw all the different gifts from...More

Thank GAN L
Reviewed February 17, 2017

A wonderful incite into how the monarchy lived, large rooms tastefully decorated with the minimum amount of furniture. Not at all homely in fact I think it must be a hard life even though we think they have everything they want. We loved the story...More

Thank Clive R
Reviewed February 16, 2017

A credit to the people for restoration and maintaining this palace in such great condition. Extraordinary glass mosaic work. Very interesting history. A must on tour.

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