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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
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
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
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 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
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
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