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Hall of Opium Museum

Moo 1 Ban Sop Ruak | Wiang, Chiang Saen 57150, Thailand
+66 (0) 5378 4444 - 6
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Located in the heart of the infamous Golden Triangle, this museum is dedicated to educating visitors about the history of the opium trade and the dangers of addiction.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“opium museum” (37 reviews)
“two hours” (9 reviews)
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Moo 1 Ban Sop Ruak | Wiang, Chiang Saen 57150, Thailand
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+66 (0) 5378 4444 - 6
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Reviewed April 14, 2015

My husband and I were very impressed with how beautiful this museum was. Very organized and gave a lot of information about the opium trade in Asia and across the world. Will definitely recommend to people who are visiting the area.

Thank kopismom
Reviewed April 9, 2015

A fairly massive museum in a beautiful park setting funded by the Royal Family in Thailand. The entrance fee is 200 baht, but if you're a senior and show your passport it's 150 baht. The three floor building has displays, movies and exhibits on the...More

Thank David J
Reviewed April 1, 2015

Museums are not necessarily what you visit the Golden Triangle for, but this is well worth a trip. Did you know that the British Government indirectly helped support and fund the opium trade? I didn't. That and a lot of other infomation is set out...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed March 30, 2015

Very impressive, informative and modern Museum. I recommend to watch the movies/ documentaries. Leave plenty of time as it is quite a big museum.

1  Thank Michele V
Reviewed March 27, 2015

Informative,exciting and beautifully presented. Very easy to walk round and staff were helpful. Leave plenty of time as it is large and do look into the shop, lots of very reasonably priced goodies.

Thank Judith E M
Reviewed March 26, 2015

- Takes around 30 minutes to see everything - Exhibition boards are in Thai and English - Admission ticket is a postcard

1  Thank Rob Y
Reviewed March 23, 2015

Now I have wondered around a lot of museums. I will be honest I was not expecting much from this, its remoteness and subject matter made me think this would be a ten minute walk around. I was wrong. We were there for several hours....More

Thank Northantstoanywhere
Reviewed March 22, 2015

This is the official Hall of Opium set up by the Queen Mother. It is "edutainment". I walked the pleasant 2 km curvy road from Golden Triangle with no worries.

Thank lakazdi
Reviewed March 22, 2015

This is a very good museum. Its' architecture is very good and impressive. The stories inside are also so educative. Not only what opium does to individuals but to whole nations. The nice thing in the end is the very good museum shop where you...More

Thank IrmaLiberty
Reviewed March 15, 2015

However, we never had any rain, but this is a great indoor museum and quite large. If you're coming in the rainy season then keep it for a rainy day. Slightly disappointed, there were no free samples of Opium ;-)

Thank Woody A
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Response from Barb577 | Reviewed this property |
The Hall of Opium Museum is an attraction to go to - you would need to organise your own taxi or driver. I can recommend a driver named Kwanchai (he is a fantastic driver with a beautiful mini van and we have used him many... More
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