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The Savannakhet Dinosaur Museum

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Strolling in town

Small and curious bit more than 2 little room with local fossils as you would expect in this sleepy... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2018
saysam0uthpc
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Quite small space but tour guide is great!!!

I visited this place with a high expectation because I'm Vietnamese and of course never seen... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
levantam0906
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Hue, Vietnam
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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Small and curious bit more than 2 little room with local fossils as you would expect in this sleepy town of Savannakhet. More for educational purposes than real natural science museum in the West. $1.25 worthlessness to spend and contemplate the quietness

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank saysam0uthpc
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

I visited this place with a high expectation because I'm Vietnamese and of course never seen before. Collection of the fossils is extremely diverse. Current status now in the museum quite low-invested. But tour guide is great of his knowledge he shared to us.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank levantam0906
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Hate to give a place such a poor review, but HONESTLY, there are two 10’ x 12’ rooms with maybe 8 showcase with bones and fossils. I was sure there had to be more to see, so I went back out on the reception area...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Nathan3858
Reviewed February 9, 2018

Brought one of our travelers, 6 yr. old to show him dinosaur info. It could benefit from more children related display. However dinosaur discovery information and displays were informative for adults.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank eldertraveler37
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

Some of the other reviews are much too negative!! A small town in Laos with two rooms full of dinosaur bones, which you can get into for 10000 Kip each (85p or $1.20) Yes most of the info is in Laos or French and yes...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank evieakiens
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Very limted variety of dinosaur and nothing special ,ok if have free time but aspectative ar different añd fare from real museum

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

it is nice to see the dinosaurs bones but i can say this is realy small place. here is can be enjoy for families.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2017

We were exploring the area and walking around and decided to check out the museum. It was quiet when we arrived, we were left to tour on our own (all signs in Laotian and French) until a friendly employee came out and showed us a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Bdbusko
Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

This is a nice museum to visit and highly recommend for family with kids. Nice building and good objects shown inside

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank tonyw3539
Reviewed August 15, 2017

This would be an impressive personal collection but a museum it does not make. The trip advisor system of stars is not really relevant as 5 stars in Laos is like negative 94 in New York. They have done the best with what they have...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Doctorbailey
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