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Address: Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
Today
08:30 - 11:00
13:30 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 11:00
13:30 - 16:00
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Displays of the opulence of pre-Communist Laos.

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Very interesting. Super modest for a king's palace. Sadly you can't take pictures. We really enjoyed the room which displayed gifts to the royal family from other countries... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very interesting. Super modest for a king's palace. Sadly you can't take pictures. We really enjoyed the room which displayed gifts to the royal family from other countries. There's a gift from Richard Nixon , a bit of moon rock a tiny Lao flag that was aboard one of the Apollo missions. Inexpensive admission, takes maybe an hour.

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Etchingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We weren't sure what to expect but we're pleased that we visited. There is quite a bit to see and a range of different artefacts from Buddhas to ceremonial swords. The wall decorations in some of the rooms are detailed and spectacular, and you can spend quite a time looking at them and working out the story lines.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

There is nothing particularly outstanding here. But it does display the local culture and history in a professional way. It's well worth a few hours of your time.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The museum in the old royal house is pretty basic with nothing really outstanding. Visiting the temple and the Golden Buddha is another matter altogether. Make sure you visit here first as it may be closed by the time you arrive.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take a short while and visit this former royal palace, now museum. The palace is decorated with some of the furniture leff behind by the last royal family - who died in captivity during the civil war. There are also some older, historic pieces from Laos history.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Must see museum when in Luang Prabang Tahke your tiem to stroll inside and outside the museum and try to imagine life of the King and Queen as it was back then: not as nice as as you might think!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyable museum and car collection in the old Royal Palace. A pleasant and cool venue well worth a visit to get out of the heat of the midday sun. The car collection and the selection of royal gifts are worth seeking out!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the former Royal Palace which has been turned into a museum. The building is not spectacular (when you compare it to the temple in the grounds). It was built in the early 20th century by he last but one Laotian monarch. The main object in the reception hall is the throne (not the Royal throne) which was used... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A museum next to the night market and Phousi hill. Simply love this museum with all the items displayed of the previous kings. Not too big and a good place to spent an hour or 2 there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice view of a past way of life. An elegant but sober former royal residence, I wish other royal families would follow this style.

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