Are you fond of history? Or do you love taking a journey to the past? Here is a list of famous museums in Chiang Rai that let you know the historical stories of the city. Explore these popular museums of Chiang Rai to educate yourself! You can visit things to do in Chiang Rai page if you want to check all other attractions and activities.
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#1 of 7 Museums in Chiang Rai | Added 9066 times in trip plans
620/25 Thanalai Road | Population and Community Development Association, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
08:30 am - 06:00 pm
Hill tribe Museum and Education Centre is run by a nonprofit organization called the Population and Community Development Association (PDA) with the intention of showcasing the culture of hill tribes in Thailand. This centre exhibits local crafts, all of which are for sale, and also provides information through slideshows (in a number of languages,...
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81/1, Military Front Road, Robwiang, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
Visit the Oub Kham Museum that exhibits thousands of rare Lanna items, as well as the artefacts of the Tai people from neighbouring countries. This museum was conceptualized by a retired teacher Julasak Suriyachai. The museum has been named as Oub Kham Museum, derived from a northern term referring to a golden serving bowl used by the royal family ...
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212 House of Opium (Museum), Wiang, Chiang Saen District, Chiang Rai 57150, Thailand
08:30 am - 04:00 pm
If you are visiting the famous area of Golden Triangle that sees the intersection of borders of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos, then visit it’s House of Opium, a museum dedicated to the opium trade. Despite being a dark tale, the history of opium is fascinating and The House of Opium’s exhibition has been designed to make a big impact on al...
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Chiang Saen District, Chiang Rai, Thailand
08:30 am - 04:30 pm
Established in 1957, this museum offers a profound preview of the past of Chiang Saen town. The Museum features displays of excavated artefacts and ancient sculptures with inscriptions, locally made Chiang Saen-style Buddha images and Lanna Thai artifacts. Its exhibit can be divided into 3 sections:
First Section: The location and history of settle...
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3rd Floor PDA Building, 620/1 Thanalai Road, Chiang Rai
08:30 am - 06:00 pm
The hill tribe museum is managed and run by the Population & Community Development Association (PDA). They help the people in the villages not only to come together as a community but also to make them self-sustainable. They’ve set up many handicrafts and textiles making groups among the villages that today their work are in display in mu...
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Moo 13, Tambon Nang Lae, Chiang Rai, Thailand
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Although named as a temple, this structure is actually a contemporary monument that holds an exhibition of works by Thai artist Thawan Duchanee. The area surrounding the temple has nearly 40 small black houses made of wood, glass, brick, concrete and clay in different styles. And each house is decorated with artistic elements made by Thawan, includ...
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313 Moo 7 Baan Pa Ngiew | RopWiang, Chiang Rai 57000, Thailand
08:30 am - 04:30 pm
A place which combines a park, a museum and a temple, Mae Fung Luang has it all. It was once a school for village youths and minorities which helped them sustain their livelihood and practise their traditional crafts and skills. Although the school got closed, the museum still houses all their works. It is also the museum which houses the biggest c...