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Lanna Folklife Museum

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Lanna Folklife Museum

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Ingeborg56 wrote a review Aug 2020
Oslo, Norway2,074 contributions595 helpful votes
The building itself is great. There is lots of information about Buddhism. If one is interested in textiles, there are so much about textiles in the exhibits on the 1st floor. One can also learn about farming tools.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Bob M wrote a review Mar 2020
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania201 contributions59 helpful votes
Visited the folklife museum today, what an interesting collection of folklife exhibits, from fabrics, local customs, farming tools and practices including local religious beliefs and traditions. What a hidden gem of a museum, not to be missed.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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D U wrote a review Jan 2020
London, United Kingdom137 contributions27 helpful votes
This, far more than the equally beautiful Chiang Mai National Museum, is your go-to spot for the basics of Northern Thai (Lanna) life. Here is where you’ll decode the artefacts and ceremonies of the Buddhist temples, where you’ll come to understand both the craft and symbolism of textiles, lacquerware, ceramics and more. Unlike the National Museum, here you’ll learn exactly what distinguishes a northern Thai Chiang Saen Buddha image from other Thai images. There is no overload of material; each room has an information board and clear examples. Very satisfying.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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SaigonExile wrote a review Jan 2020
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam127 contributions38 helpful votes
The museum was quite nice if not a bit small. The exhibits give a really nice insight into Chiang Mai history. I would recommend buying the 180THB ticket that will get you into two other museums right behind Lanna.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Molly T wrote a review Jan 2020
10 contributions5 helpful votes
As we found ourselves at a little bit of a loss at what to do in Chiang Mai without travelling alot, we decided to visit the Lanna Folklife Museum. We were very pleasantly surprised - for 180baht, access to not only the Folklife Museum but the Historical Centre and Centre for Arts was granted which is amazing value! Fascinating exhibitions and well-organised display which kept us entertained for at least 4hrs and a lovely outside area to reflect on our day. A great day out if you’re in the Old Town Area and some lovely time away from the hustle and bustle of city life :)
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Date of experience: January 2020
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