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Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre
Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre (TAEC)
Special Exhibition
Activity Centre
Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre
Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre (TAEC)
Special Exhibition
Activity Centre
Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre
The Museum is housed in a historic building at the foot of Phousi Hill next to Dara Market.
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Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre (TAEC)
The Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre is an independent museum and social enterprise dedicated to the ethnic cultures of Laos. Located in a historic building in Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is the first exhibition space in Laos dedicated to the collection, preservation, and interpretation of its traditional arts and lifestyles. The Centre exhibits ethnic clothing, household objects, and religious artefacts, with detailed information and photographs.

As an advocate for the survival and transmission of the cultural heritage of Laos and a resource for the development of the traditional arts, the Centre is also involved in research, preservation and documentation of cultural artefacts, outreach and education, and livelihoods development.

Museum activities include:
Permanent and Special Exhibitions in English and Lao. Translations are available in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, and Japanese.
Resource Library
Tours
Half-Day Handicraft Workshops
Seminars and Special Events
Family Activity Centre
Patio with Refreshments

TAEC Museum & Museum Shop in Ban Khamyong
Entry Fee: 25,000 Kip and free for Lao citizens
Open Tuesday – Sunday
9am-6pm
Phone: +856 071 253364
www.taeclaos.org
Information@taeclaos.org

TAEC Boutique – Fair Trade, handmade, ethnic handicrafts made in Laos. Located on the main road in Ban Vat Sene, across from the Villa Santi Hotel.
Open Everyday
9am-9pm
Phone: +856 030 5377557
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Special Exhibition
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Activity Centre
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