Museums in Luang Prabang

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Museums in Luang Prabang

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  • Ana-Maria B
    Cluj-Napoca, Romania1,251 contributions
    This can be a good visit if you know what to expect. So get a shirt with sleeves (even short ones) and longer pants/skirt and you are set. Unfortunately, you can only take some photos outside. Everything must be dropped at the entrance (backpacks, cameras, etc). But it's still worth checking out as the interior of the palace is quite impressive and there are some interesting tidbits to discover. But then you'll have to go read some history on your own as they won't be telling you what happened to to royal family. Don't miss the car collection behind the museum too!
    Written 9 December 2023
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  • LizzyG20182018
    Melbourne, Australia5 contributions
    A beautiful historic house and garden with excellent activities for families. We really enjoyed mulberry paper making and would highly recommend a visit to relax and enjoy learning some traditional crafts of Luang Prabang.
    ThankYou very much to the wonderful staff who led our workshop.
    Written 17 December 2023
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  • Bill B
    3 contributions
    Wonderful space sharing information about the Lao Friends Hospital for Children in Luang Prabang. Sales help support this important service for local families. Easy to find across from the Dara market. Staff is friendly and helpful. A short video tells you more about the hospital and its work.
    Written 22 December 2019
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  • Danielle
    San Diego, CA6 contributions
    UXO Museum is a must when in Luang Prabang! This small space is dedicated to educate viewers on the tragedy that Lao people still face today due to millions of “bombies”, unexploded ordnance the country was left to endure. This museum will give you more understanding & insight of what occurred & the aftermath. There is a powerful short movie to be seen at the museum. Hours of operation are limited. Entry is free, donations are accepted. There is a small section to purchase items. Please support!
    Written 29 January 2024
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  • terry f
    Albany, NY61 contributions
    Happened to be at the night market and saw some great looking t shirts. Long story short the salesman was the designer of the t shirts
    Had a long conversation with the owner who donates monies from his sales to help young girls in their education goals. He was very proud of his undertaking and he should be. Good luck in the future as you will be rewarded for your undertaking .
    Written 9 February 2023
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  • Sandra B
    17 contributions
    We never would have known about this incredible place, had it not been for a lady from Australia that lives in LP now. So educational to learn how the silk worms produce the silk, how it is dyed and watch the weavers make the fabric! We were both very impressed!
    Written 12 February 2024
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  • R_TheReader
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ522 contributions
    Right on the main street in Luang Prabang, this attraction is easy to miss - one may thing Wat Khili is just similar to so many other temples in the same street.

    But this temple houses a very interesting photography archive, with a small exhibition (black & white photos when I visited). Nothing spectacular, just a nice building with excellent care and a thematic exhibition where you can ajust your schedule - from a few minutes if you just browse the pictures to a bit over one hour if you talk to people and look for more information.

    It seems to be outside of the list of the guided tours, I only saw people coming there on their own. This helps keep the peacful, silent environment.

    You can learn one or two things about Buddhism in Laos by visiting here.
    Written 9 February 2020
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  • jeff1955malaysia
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia5,276 contributions
    Project Space is a NGO providing space for exhibitions, events and cultural shows. it was opened in December of 2010 till 2014. during its time it organised many exhibitions. I believe it has now been closed and it has been taken over by Friends Vistors Centre also a NGO in the same building. a 3 storey building.
    Written 27 May 2017
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  • DotsGirl2
    Vancouver, Canada423 contributions
    This centre explains the different ethnic groups that make up Laos. It was very interesting to see the outfits and everyday items used. At the end is an interesting film about an Italian designer copying one of the minority tribes designs and not acknowledging it or giving them compensation
    Written 13 February 2024
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  • Yusuke Yoo-Skay M
    1 contribution
    Seemingly cold and un8nviting from the exterior, once you enter the atelier
    you will find pieces after pieces of some of the most elegant hand woven Lao silk textiles. It's simply a box full of surprises.
    Written 25 December 2023
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