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Chiang Mai City Arts and Cultural Centre

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This is an amazing museum about Chiang Mai's history and culture. It opened in 1999. Their web sit is a bit hi-tech quirky.
Prapokklao Road | T. Sriphum, A. Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand
+66 53 217 793
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I usually avoid museum shops but this is the exception. A really good selection of interesting, good quality, well made and well priced local crafts for sale. The cafe is fabulous too. It’s set in a colonial style courtyard with beautiful plants and serves a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit, the place is located not too far from the main temples in the old city so it is easily accessible. The museum offers a good background on the city’s history and foundations.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum was really good and provided an excellent background of the history of Chiang Mai and Chiang Mai over time all they way from ancient peoples to the founding of the city to what it is today. You journey from room to room as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Situated in 2 storage colonial style building, this is a must to see in Chiangmai. It gives broad perspective about its history, people & culture. Entrance for adult is THB 90 / person. It has many rooms with audio visual movies and displays. Very well...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bobbysumarkho
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Museums usually bore me. However, you won’t be bored at this one. For those who don’t much about Chiang Mai, this is the perfect place to learn a little history, culture, and arts of the region. I have a new, profound respect for Thailand and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

The title says it all. This place opposite the Lann Folks Museum s surprisingly modern The xhibitions are of a very standard and cover the whole diversity of Lanna people life. There is a lot to learn but this is done in a clever, non...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JMGeneva
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Interactive cultural centre. Well signposted in both Thai and English. Professional displays and visual presentations. Airconditioned and well maintained. Ticket bought as a package of three cultural centres at 180 baht. Great value!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Katie F
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We loved this well-organised, modern, fascinating museum. There were lots of air-conditioned, clean, spacious and interesting displays all about the history of the region, most with very modern audio-visual elements. Everything written in thai and English. We spent several hours here and it was well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank efraser123
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Housed in the former City Hall behind the Three Kings Monument, the Arts and Cultural Centre is dedicated to various aspects of the city and its development. Small models inside glass cubes depict ancient activities like the Lanna King’s coronation procession and protective rites held...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Did the City Arts Museum which comprises the cultural centre, historical centre and Lanna folk life museum. This is a great way to start a trip to Chiang Mai as it gives you some background and feeling for the City and its peoples. We also...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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