Heritage Information Center
Located in a charming wooden historic building, the Heritage Information Center, known as Heuanchan, this museum offers visitors the chance to learn about Lao culture.
Open every day
From 08 to 17 o'clock
Just behind Wat Xiengmuan
What is a baci ceremony? What is the significance of alms giving? How to Lao women carry their babies on their back while they work? These are some of the questions answered at Heritage House. Here you will be able to see samples of Lao textiles, learn about the country’s rich ethnic diversity, read information about Buddhism and family life - as well as view an informative documentary about the customs and culture of Laos.
Others in Culture & History
The National Museum is the former Royal Palace. This fascinating tourism site offers visitors the chance to learn about the royal family and find out about the rich history of Luang Prabang.
Enjoy the culture of Laos by witnessing a tradtional dance performance known as Phralak Phralam at the Royal Palace. Performances occur weekly. You will find the schedule outside the performance hall in the Royal Palace grounds.