The Chiang Mai National Museum is a prominent landmark and popular tourist attraction in the city. Located on the super-highway, it is operated by the Fine Arts Department and offers a fascinating glimpse into the rich history of Chiang Mai. Visitors to the Chiang Mai National Museum will be able to sight a number of artefacts and items-of-interest that are divided into 6 main sections - Lanna art, the background of Lanna, Lanna history, Lanna trade & economy, Siam Chiang Mai as well as present Chiang Mai. The museum is in close proximity to Wat Jet Yot and is well-worth a visit when sight-seeing in Chiang Mai – particularly for travellers with an interest in foreign cultures and history.
Tickets cost around 100 Baht
Open daily (except on Mondays and Tuesdays) from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Around 2 – 3 hours
Adults, Families, Young Adults, Senior Guests, Children
The display items of Lanna art, Lanna background, Lanna history, Lanna trade & economy, Siam Chiang Mai as well as present Chiang Mai
For Muslim travellers who require prayer facilities at Chiang Mai National Museum, it is possible to enquire for a private area to be used during prayer times. Muslim travellers may also visit some of the mosques in Chiang Mai such as the Chiang Mai Masjid – which is the oldest Masjid in the city – and the Chang Phuak Mosque and the San Pa Khoi Mosque which are all located within city limits.
Muslim travellers looking for Halal food near Chiang Mai National Museum could opt for some of the prominent Halal restaurants in Chiang Mai such as the Arabia, Shere Shiraz, Le Spice and Asma, that serve an enticing range of South Asian and Thai Halal cuisine. An abundance of vegetarian options are also available in Chiang Mai and offer a delightful alternative at times when Halal food is not readily available.