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Chiang Mai National Museum

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The Chiang Mai National Museum offers a peak into the area's native Lanna culture in the form of artifacts and artist exhibits. Ancient jewelry and pottery are showcased and each exhibit is written in both English and Thai.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in The Jewel of the North
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Superhighway northwest of the Old City near Wat Jed Yod, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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+66 53 221 308
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

one of the best museum in Thailand to visit, amazing culture and hospitality, such kind of thing should have maintain.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Samual20
Reviewed 23 September 2018

This is the third time review, its small local history of chiang mai , it Was and independent area long time ago

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank richard m
Reviewed 18 September 2018

I have visited Chang Mai twice and on BOTH occasions the National Museum was CLOSED...I was so pissed...I did a minor at university on the Lanna Culture, their jewelry and pottery, but never got to see anything.....CLOSED, CLOSED, CLOSED on Mondays, On Tuesdays, On National...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RossP1239
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This museum is easily found just on the northern Ring Road. It's very clean and well organized, you do have to leave your bags in a locker, but you can take your phone or camera, just no flash photography. The standout display is the amazing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Kind of nice museum with plenty of information to read about the northern culture. When there - I’d recommend visiting the nearby Wat Ched Yod.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Recently refurbished and much more interesting Chiang Mai's National Museum is now worth a visit or a re-visit. It traces the history of the province from prehistoric times to the present day in a series of well presented tableaux and models with real artifacts added,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

We visited the national museum in Chiang Mai during our 7 night stay in the city. Entry was a reasonable price. Learned a lot from the displays. Could be abit bigger with abit more information but we definitely learned a lot during our visit.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank natalieridley
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Good for adults and older children who are willing to read the descriptions (Thai English) by the artifacts. Several video viewing in Thai and English. History and prehistory of N. Thailand and SE Asia. 100 baht for tourists. Photos ALLOWED without flash.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank aladdin_mp
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

I asked and was told I can take photos without flash. When I took 1st photo, I heard someone screamed and saw one staff came and bababa in Thai loudly. The staff took away my phone in rude and deleted the picture, she said no...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank chungc253
Reviewed 27 November 2017

THIS museum set out over two main floors houses displays which offer a fascinating insight into the pre-history and history of Northern Thailand. Both floors are linked via a grand staircase which visitors ascend after paying a 100 baht entry fee and leaving any backpacks...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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