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Hill Tribe Museum

620/25 Thanalai Road | Population and Community Development Association, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
+66 53 719 167
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Kids were bored

We were not impressed with this and generally felt it was a waste of money and time. The exhibits... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2015
Bron E
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Munich, Germany
Very informative, useful information, a good 90 minutes visit.

Situated upstairs from the Cabbage and Condoms Restaurant, this is an excellent resource even if... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2015
ASocialNomad
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Layer de la Haye, United Kingdom
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A cultural exploration of the nine major hill tribes.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good45%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“opium trade” (32 reviews)
“slide show” (16 reviews)
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620/25 Thanalai Road | Population and Community Development Association, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
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+66 53 719 167
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Reviewed 12 November 2015

We were not impressed with this and generally felt it was a waste of money and time. The exhibits are poor quality and there was nothing to engage our kids.

Thank Bron E
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Reviewed 6 November 2015

Situated upstairs from the Cabbage and Condoms Restaurant, this is an excellent resource even if you're not planning on taking a hill trek. Entrance is 50 THB, which includes a video (which we didn't watch as there were back to back shows in French going...More

Thank ASocialNomad
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Reviewed 27 October 2015

With my husband we wanted to see the hilltribes around Chiang Rai, we were not sure which organisation to choose and finally decided to go with PDA Tours (which manages the museum too). It was the best choice we could have done. We took the...More

Thank Melanie G
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Reviewed 20 October 2015

Museum gives a good overview of the hill tribes, with displays of clothes and handicrafts. Informative video.

Thank Bj1959
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Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

This was a very interesting place to visit but the highlight for us was the opportunity to speak to Atittaya or Ati as she is known. She and her husband are advocates for the Hilltribe people's and she explained in great detail the importance of...More

Thank delingard
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Reviewed 10 October 2015

Such beautiful people................take time and go beyond the typical stop bye, rush out tourist gig; and spend time to get to know them, eat with them and full in love with the people. It was so sad to see "westerners" do fly in visits and...More

Thank Alian-BNE
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Reviewed 6 October 2015

First off this can be tricky to find, after using your GPS, it is between the 7/11 and the restaurant called Cabbages and Condoms down into a car park, on the right is some directions which should put you in the right direction. I was...More

Thank desi d
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Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Basic museum, but a good source of information over different tribes of Thailand. We had a nice 2 hours over there.

Thank Leo V
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

If you like to know about the history of the hill tribes in the surrounding area go here, it a very good museum but not boring. And afterwards eat at cabbages and condoms, good restaurant

Thank Natasja S
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Reviewed 30 August 2015

It was very nice place and,it was very clean.it was very interesting museum.i like this place so much.

Thank WatcharaF
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Jordan B
4 December 2016|
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Response from RoamingAsia | Reviewed this property |
If memory serves correctly, yes. You will take an elevator up from the parking level and then the museum is all on one level. The video and some of the costumes are in a slightly different area, but I am fairly certain there... More
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gonnago2015
13 September 2015|
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Response from Escape-overseas | Reviewed this property |
The staff at the Hill Tribe museum are very helpful and at the time of my visit included a lady from the hill tribes involved in weaving fabrics, creating a working exhibit. I did not ask about visiting the tribes, having... More
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gonnago2015
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Response from Jonsayers | Reviewed this property |
November to February is the best season. It's cooler in the north anyway. But the mountain breezes make this season very comfortable with very few mosquitoes.
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