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“Interesting”

Lao National History Museum
Ranked #15 of 76 things to do in Vientiane
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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Interesting”
Reviewed November 12, 2013 via mobile

To view history from a different point of view is extremely interesting. There are 9 rooms dating from the dinosaurs to current times. It jumps extremely quickly between the eras and most is focused on France and America occupation. Translation needs works into English most mAde little sense if they were labelled but is recommend a walk around.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A Farce”
Reviewed November 11, 2013

Go with the idea in mind to witness a terrible museum, and you'll enjoy it. It's kind of a shame though, the only thing worse than propoganda is underfunded propoganda...

Visited October 2013
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Vientiane, Laos
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
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“Needs improvement but is still a nice option to visit”
Reviewed October 11, 2013

Not the best museum in Vientiane but wordt a visit (30 minutes to one hour is probabaly enough). Needs improvement and inovation...

Visited June 2013
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New York
Level 6 Contributor
102 reviews
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“interesting perspective on Lao history”
Reviewed October 5, 2013

The perspective of the government, that is. But still worth an hour or so of your time. Don't expect good AC or a clear presentation, but you will pick up some interesting facts.

Visited July 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts
Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Broad History of Laos”
Reviewed October 2, 2013

Exhibits range from Indochina in the neolithic period to recent history with an emphasis on the rise of the Lao Communist Party and 20th c. wars. Some of the exhibits are clearly labeled in French and English although most of the photos/objects from the Indochina War period need much better identification in English. Definitely skewed to more of a propaganda/political view than the Palace Museum in Luang Prabang.

Visited September 2013
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