Chiang Mai City Arts & Cultural Centre Tours

For a crash course in the history of Chiang Mai, pay a visit to the Arts & Cultural Centre in the heart of the old city. Using a mixture of labeled artifacts, audio recordings, photographs, and life-size dioramas, the centre’s multimedia exhibits take you on a journey from Chiang Mai’s ancient past as the Lanna Kingdom to its present as a modern, cosmopolitan city. Topics include royalty, religion, agriculture, and hill tribe people. There are also subtitled videos about the history of Chiang Mai that you can watch in air-conditioned comfort.

In addition, the Chiang Mai City Arts & Cultural Centre serves as a venue for special exhibits and cultural events. Enquire with the staff about upcoming events like dance or music performances.

Practical Info

The Chiang Mai City Arts & Cultural Centre is located in central Chiang Mai on Prapokklao Road. The entrance is behind the Three Kings Monument. The centre is open Tuesdays through Sundays and closed on Mondays. The admission fee is payable in Thai currency.
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Address: Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Private Tour: Chiang Mai Arts and Cultural Center with Trishaw Ride and Wat Phra Singh

Experience northern Thailand’s cultural and royal history on a private half-day tour that includes round-trip air-conditioned transportation. You’ll visit the 14th-century Wat Phra Singh, which houses the important Buddha statue for which the temple is named, and arrive by private trishaw at the Chiang Mai Arts and Cultural Center. This museum features scale models highlighting the region’s past and future. A knowledgable guide will accompany you throughout, answering any questions you may have.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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US$31.49
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Full Day Lost Treasures of Chiang Mai

Discover Chiang Mai’s traditional arts and culture with a full-day, small-group handicrafts tour. Learn about Thailand’s artistic history at the city’s arts and cultural center, then meet the makers in the Puak Tam community. See how artisans craft ceremonial umbrellas and brassware, then continue to the Muen Sarn community where craftsmen have made fine silverware for centuries. Enjoy lunch in the home of a local family, then meet a group of traditional lacquerware makers and try crafting your own before returning to Chiang Mai.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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US$84.30
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Half-Day Chiang Mai Local Life Style Including Art and Cultural

Gain insight into local life in Chiang Mai on a 5.5-hour morning tour. Start early in order to give alms to the monks at the temple, then visit Warorod Market, and the Chiang Mai Art and Cultural Centre. Cap off the morning with a longtail boat cruise on the Ping River. Includes guide, entrance fees, transportation, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
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US$72.70
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  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
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