We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Luang Prabang

Big Brother Mouse

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Review Highlights
Such a great place

I would highly recommend this place. Great opportunity to interact with the locals. It is really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michelle O
A great initiative, people really benefit from it (including us)

We brought our kids with us for this visit to Big Brother Mouse. They enjoyed speaking with locals... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
Read all 247 reviews
All photos (63)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“their lives”(28 reviews)
“two hours”(23 reviews)
Help eager young Lao students practice their English through informal conversation. Learn more about their lives and culture, and tell about yours. (Free 2-hour drop-in practice, 9:00-11:00 am and 5:00-7:00 pm.)
Certificate of Excellence
Closed Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Phayaluangmeungchan Rd | Wat Nong, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 254 937
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Luang Prabang
from $43.75
More Info
from $46.50
More Info
from $22.00
More Info
from $89.00
More Info
Reviews (247)
Filter reviews
231 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Traveler rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews practice their english their lives two hours local students rewarding experience native speaker young students great initiative morning session novice monks couple of hours ask questions his life visit to luang prabang awesome experience learn something every evening
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 231 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would highly recommend this place. Great opportunity to interact with the locals. It is really great what they are doing.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Michelle O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We unfortunately always seem to drop by when most of the people are out, but we had a great conversation with the young lady who was minding reception. Based on her enthusiasm and friendliness, plus description about why BBM is so important, we bought books...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Lynkster
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We brought our kids with us for this visit to Big Brother Mouse. They enjoyed speaking with locals. It is very easy to just turn up and be a part of something positive. Thanks for the opportunity

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank reubenh77
Reviewed September 12, 2019 via mobile

Drop by in the morning from 9:00 - 11:00, for a rewarding visit with High School and University students wanting to practice English. Afternoon and day long opportunities to work with younger students also.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank PatriciaT190454
Reviewed September 6, 2019 via mobile

Awesome experience to meet a lot of young Lao English learners from about 16 to 29. It was really interesting talking with them and hearing about their lives as many of them are from small villages hours away from Luang Prabang. They are also very...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank gretalian420
Reviewed August 29, 2019

We so much enjoyed speaking to the young men (17-21) and, foremost, learning of their country, life and views ... not in just responding to their questions and sharing english learnings. This direct interface makes for an effective initial direct contact with locals for english-speaking...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank HawaiianBlues
Reviewed August 16, 2019

Big Brother Mouse is an amazing way to meet local people and help them to practise their English while learning about the Laos culture and the individuals that you are talking to! It will be one of the highlights of our trip for sure!!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Awwhelan
Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

Like so many tourists, I was only grazing in the service of the country I was visiting. My only interactions with locals were with those who were serving me. At big brother mouse, locals come to speak with tourists in order to learn English. Those...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jean Z
Reviewed July 31, 2019

Volunteered to talk to people of an evening and had a great time. It's quite challenging talking for two hours but you get asked interesting questions like 'do you believe in aliens' or 'what is your favourite bread'. Learnt a little about Laotian culture and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank ariane123
Reviewed June 24, 2019

I am an avid traveler and I love going to new places, yet I often feel I don't really get to know the culture, as if I am looking in on them from a faraway place. So, when I came across this opportunity I jumped...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Whitney W
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 98 nearby hotels
Hotel 3 Nagas Luang Prabang MGallery by Sofitel
779 reviews
.02 miles away
Lotus Villa Boutique Hotel
1,037 reviews
.05 miles away
Villa Ban Lakkham
345 reviews
.06 miles away
The Apsara
467 reviews
.07 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 270 nearby restaurants
152 reviews
.05 miles away
Phonheuang Cafe
260 reviews
.10 miles away
The Belle Rive Terrace
301 reviews
.09 miles away
Paste at The Apsara
436 reviews
.07 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 234 nearby attractions
Wat Sensoukharam
214 reviews
.08 miles away
Alms Giving Ceremony
4,226 reviews
.12 miles away
Wat Nong Sikhounmuang
76 reviews
.06 miles away
Wat Pa Phai
45 reviews
.19 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
March 18, 2018|
Response from Aqusite | Reviewed this property |
Any hostel or guest house in the historic old quarter of Luang Prabang is nearby to Big Brother Mouse, no more than a 15-minute walk and in many cases less. The Big Brother Mouse program is located near the end of the... More
Lea G
March 2, 2015|
Response from nibrika |
It is in the Old Quarter. You just turn up at either the morning or evening session - check their website for exaxt timings.
Frequently Asked Questions about Big Brother Mouse