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Good Place to know the history!

Situated few kilometers away from the city centre, the Khon Kaen national museum provides insights... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2018
Gampaha, Sri Lanka
A small museum with a masterpiece

Earlier this year, I saw a masterpiece from this museum on loan for a special exhibition in Bangkok... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2018
Prasas P
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Lang Soon Rachakarn Rd, Khon Kaen 40000, Thailand
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Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Sad that this little gem of a museum is not a major tourist attraction but many of the hotel clerks or tuk-tuk drivers are not aware of it ( or never have visited it). For a “farang” it gives a great historical review of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2018

Situated few kilometers away from the city centre, the Khon Kaen national museum provides insights on the regional history, especially of KhonKaen and the province, Issan. The museum has a virtual guide to be used, so we can get information without the help of a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

Earlier this year, I saw a masterpiece from this museum on loan for a special exhibition in Bangkok to celebrate the Thailand-India relations. So, when I visited Khon Kaen last month, I convinced my wife to accompany me to see this masterpiece, a religious place's...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Prasas P
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Not the best of the national museums but definitely worth if you are interested in local archaeology. Useful information on where the things to see in Isaan are.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mekong164
Reviewed April 14, 2018

A nicely laid out museum with descriptions in English on most of the exhibits. A pleasant way to spent an hour and learn a little more about the local and national history. 100 Baht for foreign visitors.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SakdaS71
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Not many museums in Thailand and it's hard to understand the how's and Why's but this is a good place to start. Thai people don't get hung up on the past but it would be good if there were more history available

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Sean W
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

This is definitely worth your time if you have a few days in Khon Kaen, but you don't need more than an hour here. There are some great archeological finds here, and the descriptions are written in English/Thai.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Sean U
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Very well, but a little bit far of central city, you can learn many thinghs about the historic of ISSAN

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank NAUD A
Reviewed April 29, 2017

A very well presented small museum on two floors in Khon Kaen. Not far north of the city centre, this attraction is a must see in Khon Kaen for its excellent explanations of Issan history, together with many artefacts.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Fussy_Reviewer
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

A very small but enjoyable display to while away an hour. The usual 100 baht entry fee was waived in respect of the passing of the late King. Spacious grounds with a small lake.

Date of experience: January 2017
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