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museum is good to learn about Ubon and Thailand, but very basic

This museum is good to learn about Ubon and Thailand, but very basic. Thai people, for whatever... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
curlylekan
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Kennesaw, Georgia
Definitely worth a look

I was lucky enough to visit the museum whilst the Candle Festival was on. There where wax... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Alfred T
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Nowra, Australia
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318, Khuean Thani Road | Nai Mueang subdistrict, Ubon Ratchathani 34000, Thailand
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

An excellent chronological & geological history of this provincial area, complete with museum-quality prehistoric exhibits as well as interesting historic exhibits, like early woven fish traps, ancient pottery and clay and metal tools & artifacts. Many exhibits had Thai/English spoken explanations of the eras exhibited...More

Thank TexaThai
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This museum is good to learn about Ubon and Thailand, but very basic. Thai people, for whatever reason are not really into museum's and I think that this museum is an example of this. I've been to it a couple of times now and its...More

Thank curlylekan
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The museum is quite small, I walked passed it twice! A very kind local person showed me the way. It's under renovation at the moment, so a few rooms are off limits. To compensate, admission is free - for the next couple of weeks, I...More

Thank Tib18
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I was lucky enough to visit the museum whilst the Candle Festival was on. There where wax sculptures being made on the museum grounds. If you are in Ubon the National Museum is worth a look. Explains a lot of the regions history. The exhibitions...More

Thank Alfred T
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Very nice small museum situated in the downtown area. We enjoyed what exhibits they have, altho it is limited. Well worth a walk thru.

Thank Lanzdona
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The provincial branches of the National Museum were a remarkable achievement on the part of a poor, developing country when they were first established, but they've been subjected to chronic underfunding by the central government in recent years. You can feel some of the effect...More

Thank LH M
Reviewed 18 April 2017

A little disappointing in terms of content. When we visited it was having some renovation work done. It could really do with some more enthusiasm but friendly and lovely staff.

Thank i-rigger
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

If your in the city and interested in History then it's worth a look. Nearly all the exhibits and their description were translated into Thai. There are lots of artifacts from Khmer temple ruins and a room about Thai textiles and some interesting old Issan...More

Thank surinterry
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

The museum is in the old building. We liked sculptures and elephant riding gear. The museum is good for people who want to hide for one hour in the shadow during the day.

Thank Salyga P
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Very interesting museum. Have visited 2 times now once just the museum and again in conjunction with the sculpture show. All pieces carved with wax. It is always a good visit and with so much history on display it is a mind bender worth several...More

Thank Robert G
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