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Tribal Museum

Chang Puak Road | Ratchamangkla Park, Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand
66 53 210 872
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Ranked #52 of 98 Attractions in Chiang Mai
Type: Museums
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Owner description: An ode to cultural heritage, each Thailand hilltribe is represented via ceremonial costumes, musical instruments and tools.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

It took me half an hour to see the museum ...but , it was almost 40 min. taxi ride far from my hotel...and u have to keep the taxi cause you won't get anything to reach the city on your way back . I like the place and the warm welcome of the staff ...but , got dishearten to see... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We had read recent reviews stating this museum may be closed. We visited it in June of 2014. We asked a tour planning company to call ahead and make sure it was open and hired a cab to drive us out to the site. Slightly difficult to find as there is a "Cultural Centre / Tribal Museum" earlier on the... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Tried to visit this museum twice during my stay in Chiang Mai and I'm fairly certain it's closed for good. The grounds looked very unkept and the gate was chained and padlocked. Like the last post mentioned I would try calling if you're keen to go, although it's not far by bike if you want to check out the area... More

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Made quite an effort to get to this museum. Several sung Tao (red trucks) didn't know it. One dropped us off at the wrong place south of the city. Finally got a truck for 180b for three of us to take us to the museum. Gates were closed so we had to turn back. Maybe try calling before you go?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Visited the museum that was out of the centre with the outdoor model houses. Seemed closed when we first arrived but we headed to a main office where a truly lovely gentleman, the director, joined us and explained the museum. There is a small amount of factual information explaining each tribe, the social structures, familial traditions etc, accompanied by photos.... More

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Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

This museum has two sections, the building on the lake, and the area with the hill tribe buildings near the entrance from the main road. The building on the lake has had a fire and apparently is due to open in December 2013. The area with the buildings is lovely for a quiet stroll, and has some information about the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

Is museum is now closed an no one could tell me when and if it will open again. We went there today, and many of the windows were broken and the gates were locked. Don't bother wasting your time trying to go here. It's too bad that both this museum and the textile museum are both closed. If Chiang Mai... More

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