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Thawan Duchanee (September 27, 1939 - September 3, 2014) was a Thai contemporary painter, architect and sculptor with an international reputation. In 2001, this notable artist was given the price by the Office of the National Culture Commission of...more
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We really enjoyed our visit to the black house. The 40 or so buildings are set in beautiful grounds so it was also a perfect place to see with our toddler who could run around and explore freely. The entrance fee was 80bht per adult,...More
Thawan Duchanee spent over 50 years creating the Baan Dam (Black House) in his beloved province of Chiang Rai. It consists of 40 black buildings of varying shapes and sizes housing his truly unique collections of paintings, sculptures, gold, silver, animal bones, skins, horns and...More
This is the second visit to this unique place. Its breathtakingly dark, eerie and beautiful. Imagine a viking barbarian conan movie set in a Thai style with a bit of Tim Burton thrown in the mix. Just come early as it gets overcrowded around midday
Baan Dam Museum, Chiang Rai, Northern Thailand.
Baan is House & Dam is Black is Thai, that's why popularly known with the tourists as BlackHouse
Famous & legendary Thai Artist Thawan Duchanee created an impressive collection of skins, bones, teeth and a wide...More
We drove down the road from Golden Triangle area to Chiang Mai and dropped off at this Museum, in short, the Black Temple (more popular). It is the home for a talented artist who made tons of creative art pieces and was renowned worldwide. A...More
The museum has many skulls, horns and animal skins. And there are many houses decorated in black colour and in traditional decoration. There are also some unique buildings around which exhibite the skulls of animals. The area is quite big and in green environment.