History & Culture

Chiang Mai National Museum

Located in the north of the city the museum features a range of displays and exhibits providing details of Chiang Mai’s Lanna era. The museum documents northern Thailand’s pre-history to present times and includes examples of ancient jewellery, kilns from the 14th-century, ancient art and Buddha images alongside weapons of the era. The second floor of the building is dedicated to the Lanna era crafts and also shows ancient farming equipment and an excellent exhibition of photographs.

Details: Open daily 9.00 - 16.00. Close on Songkran Day and New Year.

Admission Fee 10 Baht
Foreigner Fee 30 Baht
Student Free

How to get there: The museum is next to Wat Chet Yot on ‘Superway’ Road. A Tuk-Tuk fare from the city centre will cost around 30 to 40 Baht.

Tel: +66 5322 1308