We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Save
Book In Advance
  
Ways to Experience Royal Palace Museum
from US$69.00
More Info
from US$57.00
More Info
from US$38.80
More Info
Reviews (2,095)
Filter reviews
2,095 results
Traveller rating
578
910
490
85
32
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageAll languages
More languages
578
910
490
85
32
Show reviews that mention
All reviews throne room king and queen old cars pha bang no shoes no photography no photos allowed moon rock worth a visit on display interesting exhibits other countries laos history interesting visit night market lockers gifts
Filter
Updating list...
478 - 483 of 2,095 reviews
Reviewed October 20, 2016

It was important for us to visit this museum in order to understand the situation of the Royal family in Laos and the last King.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank days282
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

This museum is extremely interesting and very affordable. It is very much about the royal family of Laos and I love the artefacts but most importantly for me was the stories that the rooms in the old palace told of the families and the history. Loved it.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank deborahe364
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed October 15, 2016

This museum is essentially a good historical memento for those who want to see how Lao royalty (the last king, Savang Vatthana) lived. There are no spectacular archeological or artistic exhibits (indeed, the palace itself is relatively simple) , but for those interested in history, it is a good way to get acquainted with the life of royal family.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Viktor S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

The palace is a beautiful place, but it is not suitable for everyone.

Current entrance fee: 30,000 kip
Open mornings until 1100hrs
Reopen in the afternoon at 1330hrs
Everyone must be covered shoulders to knees - no muscle tops/spaghetti straps, no short skirts/ short shorts, no hats

Depending on your interest level, you'll spend about 45-60minutes here. Children will likely be bored, as they are not allowed to touch anything, and the majority of what is within the palace are pieces of art.

Leave your cameras and hand bags in your hotel, as you aren't allowed to take them into the palace.

There are people stationed at every corner in the palace to make sure no one touches anything and no one takes any sneaky photos.
The car garage is interesting, although the cars are not being maintained (some flat tyres, rust, general disrepair) The Toyota Land Cruiser has been labelled as a jeep. Outside the garage, there are 2 petrol pumps which are also being allowed to fall into disrepair.

The potential for this to be a premiere museum of Laos history is evident, but not yet developed.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank MusicMandy
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

We visited the museum.
You need to come covered . Shoulders and knees .
You can see the history of the last kings.
It's nice and well preserved .
No pictures allowed .
You have to store your bag.
A must visit

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Ronygr
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
View more reviews