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All reviews golden triangle entrance fee nice gift shop less than an hour interesting history khong river across the street chiang mai region display opium memorabilia trade exhibits museum information instruments
This small museum does not have a lot of depth, historically, but has an incredible collection of opium paraphernalia from covering the last 200 years. It gives a quick overview of the region and the opium trade. A bargain at 50 bhat.
This is a must do if you are in Golden Triangle. It gives us a very good insight into the days of the drug use and drug trade that made the area famous ,or more correctly infamous. It is in the older style, a bit...More
I run a motorcycle tour business based out of Chiang Mai and when a tour takes us to this area, we always make a point of stopping here. The entrance fee is ridiculously cheap and theexhibits really show you the nitty gritty of the area...More
Opium through the recent ages. How it satisfied, accommodated and ravaged people.
A good, compact museum showing the equipment used as the 'tools of the trade' with historical notes (in English).
Places to eat and drink, nearby.
Opium trade fluorished not so long along the Mekong at golden triangle border . This is a small museum dedicated to the history of the drug , interesting legends about the birth of the flower . They exhibit the instruments required to process the opium...More
Interesting museum before our trip onto the Golden Triangle. I was never aware of how organised and legal opium was at some time with weight and measures on show. Fascinating place and well worth a visit
Is well worth a visit when in the area. Great visual displays and plenty to read about. If you have any interest in the opium and the history of the golden triangle you will enjoy the Museum. A/C is great
Although we only had less than an hour to see the exhibits and get a glimpse of the history surrounding the production of opium and the cultural issues connected to it, we thought the information was generally well displayed for a small museum. The souvenir...More