The former Royal Palace was build in 1904 and abdicated in 1975 with the Pathet Lao took over Laos’ government. Now a museum, admission is 30,000 kip ($3.75 USD) and photography and personal belongings are not permitted inside. Make sure to check out the Phabang Buddha statute that dates back to the 14th century and gave Luang Prabang its name.

A gentle reminder to cover your knees and shoulder with proper attire before entering the museum or rent their traditional attire. Otherwise you will be denied entry.  

Open daily: 08:00am – 11:30am and 13:00pm – 15:30pm (Cleaning on Thursday, they close at 15:00pm) Close on Sunday

Counter ticket: 08:00am – 11:00am and 13:00pm – 15:00pm

Entrance Fee: 30,000 KIP