Operating Hours: 0900 - 1600 hours
Closed Monday, Tuesday, and Public Holidays
Fee: Thai Citizen - 10 baht, All Others - 100 baht
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Khon Kaen National Museum was
officially opened by His Majesty KingBnumiphol Adulyadej on the 20th of December, 1972. Most of
the exhibitions are concerned with history, art, and archaeology. Temporary exhibitions are set up
on a rotational basis throughout the year.
Exhibitions on the geography, history, archaeology, culture, and ethnology of the museum are
arranged as follows:
The Geography and Geology of Pre-historic Period
Settlements, utensils, burial rituals, major archaeological findings
Ancient cities and communities
Period of Recorded History
Stone boundary markers, religion and beliefs, costumes, script, architecture, votivetablets, archaeological objects
taken from the Muang Fa Daet Song Yang excavation site, Kamalasai District Kalasin Province.
Khmer or Lopburi Culture
Ancient cities and communities, religion and beliefs, ceramics Thai-Lao culture
Religion and beliefs, utensils used in daily life
Evolution of art in Thailand Muang Khon Kaen
Traces of the past, history of the city, way of life, folk culture.
Educational activities such as tours, temporary exhibitions,
educational documents andlibrary services, stalls, sales of books on art, archaeology, history, and souvenirs.