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Address: Udon Thani, Thailand
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An important Bronze Age settlement and cemetery.

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Ban Chiang Museum

This is not far from udon. If you are interested in Prehistorical History this place is for you. I dont think kids would like to go hear. Just remember it is not open on... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Shane C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not far from udon. If you are interested in Prehistorical History this place is for you. I dont think kids would like to go hear. Just remember it is not open on mondays.

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Thank Shane C
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I first visited Ban Chiang some 16 years ago it was 'interesting'. I visited again this month, and was immensely impressed by the improvements made in the presentation. The number and variety of artefacts on display was staggering in the context of their age. Iron, bronze and later iron and bronze items are on display having been manufactured thousands... More 

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Thank tony b
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Interesting, but not exciting, especially for someone who comes from a country very rich in ancient history, like Greece! The findings exhibited in the museum are mainly skeletons, pottery and some tools! I presume that shelters and other facilities were made of wood and hence not preserved! Nice, popular reproduction of prehistoric life!

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Thank Greeky-Micky
Udon Thani, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

The museum is well organised and a lot of the displays are in English which helped me lots. The entrance fees are low and when you consider you are visiting a world heritage site 150 baht is great. There are shops selling pots and things here and they are very reasonably priced too. Overall well worth a visit.

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Thank Vince M
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I did not know that there was a civilisation 5600 years ago in North east Thailand that existed and was developed to practice agriculture , make tools of bronze and other elaborate metallurgical activities plus community living and huge respect for the dead plus some very artistic red painting on the pottery. Presumably older than Harappa still some very basic... More 

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Come here after visited red lotus sea at dawn. Its 50+km from Udon Thani, easily reached by any transportation. If you want to visited Ban Chiang area or buy some pottery, dont come here too early, Museum open at 0830, buy the merchants not.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Pretty informative, exhibitions are well displayed, especially on the sections where they explain things by era/timeline. English translation of history and information is good. Could make good use of 1 hour and remember to visit the temple nearby, Wat Pho Si Nai where it was the ACTUAL excavation site of human burial 5000-7000 years ago. Ask for directions from officials/local... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

It's a bit difficult to go there but it is an interesting site about pre-historic thailand. recommended

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Thank Valeer V
Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Went there with group of friends and family. Entrance fee for foreigner was suppose to be 150bahts but we were allows free entrance which save us 1500bahts as we have 10 of us. The museum is full of ancient artifact, human bones, animal bones and vases. From the history explanation did we know that Thai already start eating dog thousand... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

The exhibits are a bit dated, having been put in place nearly 30 years ago and not updated, but the history is still there and interesting from 5,000 years ago. The hotel arranged a day trip for us and it was great!

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