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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.
Moo 1 Ban Sop Ruak | Wiang, Chiang Saen 57150, Thailand
+66 (0) 5378 4444 - 6
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum is very well structured and laid out. We found the story it tells super interesting... We actually had a refresher on a big chunk of many nations' history (not always taught at school!); not a pretty one!... The links between events that took...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dom21076
Reviewed 1 week ago

Entrance fee for local =100Thb & for foreigner = 200Thb Spend 2hour+ in there! very informative & alot of illustration in English.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kelvin L
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in the region you must visit the opium museum, it really is very well done and educational. After Mekong Pizza it was the hi light of our visit to the region.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This definitely beat our expectations, and was very informative regarding the history and role that opium played not only in Thailand’s history, but the whole world! Definitely worth a visit!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jrsq39
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This review is about the Hall of Opium not the Opium Museum. Excellent modern presentation of the history of opium trade in SE Asia and China and the role of the East India Co, outside governments and intelligence services in the ups and downs of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Steele H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Around 500 metres from the Golden triangle. You can’t do pictures inside, it is really interesting. The price is 200 baths per adult

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pinfli
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you’re u have space and money.... you can build a truly remarkable museum anywhere! This Hall of Opium is the living proof of it. The Musemum is very rich and covers the topic from all points of views: historical, sociological, commercial, etc with a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JMGeneva
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well done with “Royal” money behind it. Tells a complex story including you should not use opium. Get it? Probably addressing the people that already know better!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sbp0713
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not allowed to take photos, 150 baht for locals, 200 for foreigneres, it is worth every baht. 1 km north of the Golden Triangle town it is in a scenic park, an imposing large building. Not to be confused the much smaller Opiun Museum in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank yoramb240
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

I saw this museum while on a tour of the Chiang rai, I didn’t know what to expect going in, and I’m still not sure what I think. It’s a very interesting 20 minutes with a very cool gift shop at the end. The history...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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12 February 2015|
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