Ban Chiang National Museum
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Operating day : All Day

Operating time : 08.30 - 17.00

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Udon Thani
Category : Museums

Ban Chiang National Museum is located at Ban Chiang, Tambol Ban Chiang, Amphoe Nhong Harn, Udonthani province. It is around 55 kilometers from the city. It is an important historic site in the northeastern region and Southeast Asia. Inside the museum, there are the displays of the evidence found in the Ban Chiang area and nearby such as earthenware, equipments etc. The visitors will be able to see the ancient way of living 5,000 years before the history. Ban Chiang Museum is divided into 2 sections. The first section is located on the right of the entrance, in the area of Wat Po Sri. It is an opened museum with permanent exhibition that shows the process of excavating the ancient remains under the earth. Most of the earthenwares were buried with the corpse. The second section is located on the left side of the entrance. It is a building that shows the story and culture of Ban Chiang before the historic time including the equipments and utensils that show the technology during that time. The Ban Chiang Exhibition used to be exhibited in the USA. In this section, there is also a knowledge center and seminar room for the visitors to gain knowledge.   Visiting Hours:  Daily from 8.30 a.m. to 5 p.m.   Admission Fee : THB 30 for Thai / THB 150 for foreigners   For more information, contact 0 4220 4340.  

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How to get there

From Udon Thani town, the total distance is around 55 km. Take Highway No. 22 (Udon Thani - Sakon Nakhon). After slightly passing the intersection to Amphoe Ban Dung, a signpost to the museum is on your left. Go on for around 8.2 km before reaching the museum.

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