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Lanna Folk Museum (Mae Pundin Por Tamsuan)

30 April 2019

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Museum information. Mr.Anong Nilmuang was a Bangkok native and Mrs Chiao was a native of Chainat Province . Mr. Anong worked at  Department of Highways , Phrae Province last  10 years and bought this  land to be a private residence in 1990. Both of them love and are interesting  in preserving the culture of Lanna . They collected ancient things and various  household items. In 1998-1999 ,Mrs. Chaliao began to work on clay molding that inspired by an artist named Kang Dusadee Rakmanee. Her lively clay sculptures show the way of life of Lanna. Her works transfer happiness and smile, fun with being a good-humored woman. More than 8 years, Nilmuang family is determined to share knowledge, happiness, self-sufficiency without aiming for business profits which corresponds to the speech of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej as sufficiency economy philosophy in 2007. The  objectives and concepts of Mae Pun Din Pho Tum Suan will follow by Kings philosophy and encouraged the place to be Lanna folk Wisdom learning resources according to the sufficiency economy philosophy”. It can be said that this Mae Pun Din Pho Tum Suan is not only  a corner or a room, but all area is soul of owner to present their identity .Visitors can join  activities of the house, such as clay activities, Dining and  homestay. They will learn about the way of life ,culture , tradition ,folk wisdom, handicrafts, pottery of Mrs Chalio and also learning about garden from Mr.Anong . Most of exhibited objects are folk art .For the clay works , they are all  master piece because each piece can be done once. Repetition may look similar but not life-like details. It is  a private museum that exhibits private sculptures and use the barn as a museum which shows Lanna folk wisdom, farming tools, fishery tools ,  animal husbandry, weaving, daily necessities, such as Khan Toke, betel, woven fabric , antique mirror , ancient  silver money bag , silver iron, and  weave machinery.



Organization Museum

Lifestyle/ Culture / Tradition / wisdom /Religion


Lanna Folk Museum (Mae Pundin Por Tamsuan)

Address And Contact Number

Rim Tai Mae Rim Chiang Mai 50180
Telephone : 081-107-1131

Proper for General Public


Proper for Children


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20 Km distance