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Reviewed yesterday

Interesting museum in the centre of Luang Prabang. There are several buildings relating to the kings of Laos. Cameras are not allowed in the buildings but have a locker room where they can be stored.

Thank wwwhip97
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is mainly a display of various artifacts given to the Laoan royal family. But an interesting insight. There is also a car collection.
The main attraction is of course the golden Buddha that is now housed in his own pagoda at the entrance.
You do have the leave you bag in a locker and leave your shoes outside. This did put a couple of German tourists behind off entering - well that and the fact they had to pay. It is a modest entrance fee.

Thank Michelle S
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are in town do it. Great example of third world worn out royalty with tenuous taste. Learn how not to live!

Thank sbp0713
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We loved visiting this landmark. So many great things to view. Would defy recommend you add this to your list.

Thank sherryh750
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The dress code is strictly enforced and the no bag no water bottles is also. There is no charge for a locker to store your things in the adjacent theatre building. The Wat is an impressive one and the palace is a superb collection and preservation of the palace as it was including original contents. While its history is still relatively recent it certainly worth the 30-50 minute visit we made.

Stop by the car collection out back. While again not old by museum standards its nice to see the car preserved for future viewing and they remain in the their original state, including dents and missing bits.

Thank grantinaus
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well maintained palace. Fantastic collections. Display pathways are nicely laid out. The temple outside is beautiful

Thank 96ravik
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Reviewed 1 week ago

SUMMARY: This was an additional highlight since it provides you with a wonderful opinion of the story of Lao. The grounds are gorgeous and possess the presidential palace, currently a museum, and another temple and the theatre. The museum is fairly big and contains several rooms with classic furniture. It's really well-maintained. The great thing about LP is that the majority of sites are inside walking distance. Do not miss the museum. It offers a good balance from all of the outdoor activities.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lot to see in this compound. The decorations are fabulous and very intricate. The collection of royal cars is not what I was expecting.

Thank IanG762
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this place whilst on a tour of Cambodia and Laos.
I must say that we did have the advantage of a guide with us who explained all about the historical artefacts which are contained in the museum. This made sense of all of the contents
and it showed us clearly how the King figured in the history of Laos and its relationships with other countries.
The buildings, which form the Royal Museum, are very impressive, and I would say that they were marginally more photogenic than the contents of the Museum itself.
In fact, photography is not allowed once you enter and this seemed silly, as it is the photographs you take while touring a country which provide the memories of the places you have visited when you return home.
Overall, the Royal Museum is well worth a visit when in Laos as it explains a great deal of how the country has developed.

Thank frankjorduk
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an interesting and picturesque area which was very popular. It is an open area with lots of walking in the mid-day sun though it does close mid day for a few hours.

Thank UniquePerth
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