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Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre

Date : 2010-02-15 02:12:28

DescriptionThe Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre is an independent, non-profit museum dedicated to the ethnic cultures in 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 Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre features museum exhibits on the ethnic cultures of Laos, a fair trade Museum Shop selling handicrafts from village artisans, and Le Patio Café, serving food and drinks with a view of the mountains. 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 livelihood development. Please browse our website for more details of our work.

Street AddressBan Khamyong

CityLuang Prabang


Name of InstitutionTraditional Arts and Ethnology Centre

Phone(856 71) 253 364


Fax(856 71) 253 364

Type of ActivitySupport Institution

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