Chiangsaen National Museum, Chiang Rai

Currently Open [Closes at 04:30 pm]
  • Address: Chiang Saen District, Chiang Rai, Thailand
  • Timings: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +66-53777012
  • Ticket Price: 30 THB
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Family And Kids, Specialty Museum, Sculpture
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About Chiangsaen National Museum, Chiang Rai

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 settlement at Chiang Saen, Stucco from Wat Pa Sak, Lanna Buddha images in Chiang Saen style, Stone inscriptions, northern Thai ceramics in Chiang Rai and other related ceramics.

Second Section: Important monuments in Chiang Saen and excavation and renovation of ancient monuments in Chiang Saen and also its surrounding area.

Third Section: The Mekong River, religious objects, folk art of the northern minority groups in Chiang Rai, such as Tai Yuan, Tai Yai, Tai Lue and various hilltribes.

Chiangsaen National Museum Ticket Prices

Entry fees:

  • For the citizens of Thailand: 10 Baht
  • For foreign nationals: 30 Baht

Chiangsaen National Museum Opening and Closing Hours

  • Closed on National Holidays.

How To reach Chiangsaen National Museum by Public Transport

  • Hire a taxi from Chiang Rai centre.

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Chiangsaen National Museum, Chiang Rai Reviews

  • A small Museum but we'll worth a visit and the 100 baht admission. There are information sheets and a cycling map at the ticket booth. With all the signs, located at so many points around Chiang Saen, it is possible to appreciate what you are seeing without visiting the museum.

  • Worth a quick look

  • Absolut Sehenswert!

  • Situé prés du Centre Ville, dans une des partie du cite historique, original, à visiter.

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