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learn about hill tribes

The museum is free to visit, however, if you feel you want to donate a small sum, there is a... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2017
Wenatchee, Washington
Good museum to visit, walked there

Hello I walked to the museum from the city wall. It took 1 and 15 minute. or take a tuk tuk one... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Andrew F
Vancouver, Canada
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An ode to cultural heritage, each Thailand hilltribe is represented via ceremonial costumes, musical instruments and tools.
Lanna Rama 9 Park, Chotana Rd., Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand
+66 53 210 872
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

A little north beyond the super highway a road turns west to the museum dedicated to the hill tribes. Three stories high, at the edge of a large pond, with restaurants lining the banks, it is commonly known as the Hill Tribe Museum. Yet signs...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank blackeaglejim
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Watch all beautiful movies, then you know all of the tribes of Northern Thailand. Wonderful collection of original attributes and clothes. Nice shop. One of the best things we visited in Chiang Mai.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Feliz E
Reviewed 14 December 2017

The museum is free to visit, however, if you feel you want to donate a small sum, there is a donation box, and they are very appreciative of anything you give. I found the exhibits very informative. I had no idea there were several different...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Hello I walked to the museum from the city wall. It took 1 and 15 minute. or take a tuk tuk one way and walk back on the main rode to catch a tuk tuk back into the old city. It was not too hot....More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I visited both the Lanna Cultural Center and the Tribal Museum while I was in Chiang Mai and I think the Tribal Museum was far more informative. You start out watching a fifteen minute video that covers some basic facts about the Hill Tribes of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Ryan V
Reviewed 14 February 2017

There is no guarantee if you will be able to visit the museum. Also, there are no tuk tuks or taxis there waiting for you. Try to figure out a way to go though.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This is not a review but to let other visitors know that it is closed and will open next month. It's out of the way and you'll just get disappointed just like me to arrive there and be told it's closed. Also, make sure you...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Relatively new building on a peninsula in the middle of a pond. Very pretty outside and for history nerds inside. Though a/c lures very strong. They give you a spare shoes for the museum carpet. If you find old agricultural tools and clothing for your...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Kate K
Reviewed 12 October 2016

the entrance is past the police station on chotana road, a little further west than the map indicates. Entrance today was an enforced 40 baht donation. A large collection of artifacts and movies. Raises more questions then it answers, but that's ok.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank martin s
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a nice, rather long, walk to this museum after lunch at Maya Mall. The setting gives a nice sense of being in the countryside. There is a beautiful and serene lake with many people fishing as well as many eating establishments located around...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Marci H
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Michael F
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Response from ferrellius | Reviewed this property |
Hi Michael, I'm sorry but I don't remember how much it cost to get in to the museum. I'm sure it must have been reasonable, because if it had been expensive then I probably would have been more likely to remember it, sorry... More