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Royal Palace Museum

Haw kham, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Former Royal Palace, NIE turned into the national museum and well worth a visit. Unfortunately you have to leave your camera and bags in a locker (no charge) so no photos possible. The main building houses many artefacts - gold, silver, jewels etc. and some...More

Thank Pushkin007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff here are pretty rude, it kinda turns you off what could otherwise be an interesting experience. Their signage is pretty bad so if you go (especially in 37+ degrees heat when walking back and forth is exhausting) just make sure you a) wear...More

Thank ahopskipandajump
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is along the night market street so its not difficult to find. when i visited it there was no one asking for tickets or anything, but they close the musuem pretty early. say around 4 pm i remembered. the palace looks stunning gold.but not...More

Thank DanielleLY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This palace is right in the middle of town and is worth a visit. We found the attendants a little overly officious which is ubfortunate for such an important (to Laos) tourist venue.

Thank HarlowPerth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rich museum with beautiful keeping and treasure from the palace. An eye opener. Be prepared to go into the museum empty-handed. Personal belongings got to be kept in a locker provided.

Thank 796peggyk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had been disappointed with visits in Vientiane, so wasn't expecting much with this, but it was well set out and organised. You have to leave your bags and cameras in lockers, which was fine. The tour takes in the temple and the palace. I...More

Thank LockyNorwich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to learn about the history of the royal family in Laos. You can enter the museum and see Howe the royal family lived, the murals on the walls, the gifts from foreign dignitaries, and many Buddha statues all around the museum that have...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To enter, you you have to leave your bags and valuables in the locker. When you buy the ticket there is a board but they do not tell you that. So when you arrive at the museum itself you are sent back to the locker...More

Thank 2012sunilmumbai
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice small palace. The buddhist story presented about the royal family was interesting. Gave us more insight to buddhist culture. The buldings gave great insight in Lao royal family. Beatifully decorated buildings and furniture. The royal clothes were nice. Nice to see the...More

Thank Tone67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing much to see here. Wouldn't bother paying the entrance fee. Standing outside is sufficient. Cannot take pictures inside out of respect. Also think that once people do, others will realise there really isn't much inside.

Thank thecheemeng
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