Attractions In Chiang Rai

Black House Museum (Baan Dam)

The art gallery contains works of the Thai National Visual Art Artist Mr.ThawanDuchanee. On the area of more than 100 rai, there are 25 northern-style buildings where local arts from the past to present are installed. Most of the buildings are in black and decorated by woodcut, antler, elephant bones, etc.

How to get there
You can travel to the Black House by public transport. There is a public bus from the Chiang Rai bus station (20 baht, 30 min, platforms 5 & 6, but ask driver or the Tourist Information counter in the station). The bus will drop you off on the highway and you'll have to walk about 500 m down a side road to get there. To get back, walk back to the opposite side of the highway and flag down a public bus or songthaew (blue van). You shouldn't have to pay more than 20 baht. Tip: Buy a cold drink at the small store along the highway, put on some repellent and find a sheltered place to wait instead - the proper bus shelter is another 120m away from the alighting area. Public buses have up to a 40min wait.


Opening Hours

From 09:00 am. - 05:00 pm. Closes on Moday.


Tel. 0 5377 6333, 08 1673 1155


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