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Lanna Folklife Museum

Prapokkloa Rd, Chiang Mai, Thailand
+66 53 217 793
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Small, but feels well cared for

I went with my wife to a few museums that day and by far this was my favorite one. It's by... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
tstcman
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Seattle, Washington
The best place to learn about Chiang Mai

We bought tickets for 3 museum. And the 1st museum we visited is Lanna Folklife Village. We were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
merry_setianingsih
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Prapokkloa Rd, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I went with my wife to a few museums that day and by far this was my favorite one. It's by yourself, and no one bothers you. It is laid out well. Lots of ancient Thai weaving exhibits

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We bought tickets for 3 museum. And the 1st museum we visited is Lanna Folklife Village. We were offered an intern to explain us about Chiang Mai history. Her english was clear enough and she explained very well. She was accompanied by more senior guide...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

I got the joint pass allowing me to visit the three adjoining museums. All were well organised and very informative. All signs in English and well explained, All three were is beautiful historical buildings as well

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

This museum, easy to explore, is great to explain the Lanna culture and how the Lanna kingdom was. Clothes, food, traditions, history...everything is explained and the museum has a very large collection of items about the Lanna floklife. When buying the ticket, I recommend to...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018

I went to this museum on the last day and wish I 'd gone on the first as it beautifully explained some of the Buddhist architecture and temple design you will see much of in Chiang Mai. The museum isn't large but it is a...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

I enjoyed my visit here. Great way to spend a bit of time indoors, escape the heat (or rain) and learn something about the local culture.

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

this 2 storey building was the former high court converted to become a museum. big compound with a little garden with nice flowers. Most of the multimedia equipment is out of order, however, details of the artifacts are written in Thai & English. Discount for...More

Thank nnchin
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

This museum is a great introduction to Northern Thai lifestyles, culture, beliefs and religious practices. It’s small enough that you can actually read all the signs and plaques and go through all the rooms in order. But there’s a wealth of information – more than...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

I was wanting "more information" after viewing this museum and the other two were not open the day we were there due to no available electricity. Appealing to the eye. Just thought that they repeated some things and didn't touch on other areas but perhaps...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Wonderful explanations of various Lanna traditions. In a beautiful old building (was a courthouse once).

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