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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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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