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Address: Udon Thani, Thailand
Phone Number:
+66 42 208 340

An important Bronze Age settlement and cemetery.

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I did not know that there was a civilisation 5600 years ago in North east Thailand that existed and was developed to practice agriculture , make tools of bronze and other... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 January 2017
Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting, but not exciting, especially for someone who comes from a country very rich in ancient history, like Greece! The findings exhibited in the museum are mainly skeletons, pottery and some tools! I presume that shelters and other facilities were made of wood and hence not preserved! Nice, popular reproduction of prehistoric life!

Thank Greeky-Micky
Udon Thani, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is well organised and a lot of the displays are in English which helped me lots. The entrance fees are low and when you consider you are visiting a world heritage site 150 baht is great. There are shops selling pots and things here and they are very reasonably priced too. Overall well worth a visit.

Thank Vince M
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I did not know that there was a civilisation 5600 years ago in North east Thailand that existed and was developed to practice agriculture , make tools of bronze and other elaborate metallurgical activities plus community living and huge respect for the dead plus some very artistic red painting on the pottery. Presumably older than Harappa still some very basic... More 

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Come here after visited red lotus sea at dawn. Its 50+km from Udon Thani, easily reached by any transportation. If you want to visited Ban Chiang area or buy some pottery, dont come here too early, Museum open at 0830, buy the merchants not.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Pretty informative, exhibitions are well displayed, especially on the sections where they explain things by era/timeline. English translation of history and information is good. Could make good use of 1 hour and remember to visit the temple nearby, Wat Pho Si Nai where it was the ACTUAL excavation site of human burial 5000-7000 years ago. Ask for directions from officials/local... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

It's a bit difficult to go there but it is an interesting site about pre-historic thailand. recommended

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Went there with group of friends and family. Entrance fee for foreigner was suppose to be 150bahts but we were allows free entrance which save us 1500bahts as we have 10 of us. The museum is full of ancient artifact, human bones, animal bones and vases. From the history explanation did we know that Thai already start eating dog thousand... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

The exhibits are a bit dated, having been put in place nearly 30 years ago and not updated, but the history is still there and interesting from 5,000 years ago. The hotel arranged a day trip for us and it was great!

Thank jeffrey b
Udon Thani, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Very well laid out and informative. Less than an hour from Udon. Don't forget to visit the temple just down the road and see the original excavation site..and the huge Sacred Fig tree. Awesome place...and I am lucky to live 5 minutes away!! Just opposite the entrance try the traditional Thai desert.

Thank algdubai
Port Coquitlam, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Out of the way place, off the beaten track, but a very signifcant historical find in the archaeological world. Great exhibits in a well maintained facility about an hour from Udon Thani. Great roads to get here - the signs could be a little better placed to guide you right to the spot, but once arrived it is a nice... More 

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