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“Solid information about the ethic groups in Laos” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre

Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre
Luang Prabang, Laos
+856 71 253 364
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Owner description: Opened in 2007, TAEC is a museum with permanent and temporary exhibitions about the diverse ethnic groups of Laos. Permanent Exhibitions highlight the Akha, Kmhmu, Tai Lue, and Hmong. The Museum Shop features handicrafts from 12 provinces of Laos. The Cafe offers refreshing drinks and a small activity centre with books about Laos.
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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“Solid information about the ethic groups in Laos”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

This place was wonderful!! It was a small museum where you could learn about the different groups in Laos and their traditions. The shop in the back sells great textiles with the stories behind them. The restaurant has examples of traditional foods from the different groups which was super tasty!! Recommended!!

Visited August 2013
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“Worth to visit, it takes 45 minutes and its near center of town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

It's worth to visit since they have a very good display of old handicrafts and ethnics Laos people. Nice coffe and meals as well. Very nice staff

Visited April 2013
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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“A Small Gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

A well displayed representation of the skills, clothing and craft of many ethnic minorities in the region. Not a large collection, but a selective one. A plus, the delightful cafe.

Visited July 2013
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“Fascinating little place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We spent a very pleasant hour here, learning more about the Lao people and traditions, and then had a lovely snack in the cafe before purchasing some wonderful souvenirs in the shop. A great addition to LP's attractions.

Visited July 2013
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Bangkok, Thailand
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“Beautiful costume and textiles museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Very well set out, informative and interesting celebration of local crafts textiles and costumes and customs of various tribes of the area.

Visited July 2013
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