Phuwiang Fossil Research Center and Dinosaur Museum

Phuwiang Fossil Research Center and Dinosaur Museum

 

About 130 kilometers from Udon Thani is the Phuwiang Fossil Dinosaur Museum and Research Center. Take highway 210 towards Nong Bua Lamphu, then turn towards Sribunruang, then Phu Wiang, following the signs to the museum.

The museum is very informative and boasts vividly designed showrooms. From the Big Bang, the beginning of the universe, up to the present time, the most important stages of the development of life are explained.

There are many interactive screens which provide opportunities to understand the history of our planet. Replicas of finds from Isaan, such as dinosaur bones, are exhibited together with models of dinosaurs in their original size. Numerous fossils are exhibited in showcases and described on the corresponding monitors. There are also insights into the work of paleontologists, the museum offers its visitors both research and excavation areas.

Dino park visitors are treated to 3 giant dinosaur models, which are presented in the probable conditions of their environment.

Admission to the museum costs 20 baht for Thai adults, 10 baht for children. Foreign adults visitors pay 60 baht, children 30 baht.

To give you an even greater impression of the virtual museum, forum member Maithai has detailed his visit to the museum in our photoblog.

As usual, we have provided a map and the GPS coordinates at the bottom of the page.

Opening times: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Monday closed


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Address

Address: Tambon Naimueang
Amphoe Wiengkao
Phu Wiang
Khon Kaen 40140
Phone: +66 (0) 43 438 204
+66 (0) 43 438 206
Map and coordinates

posted on: 09.11.2013 - last update on: 12.05.2015

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Coordinates for your navigation device

Latitude: 16.67849
Longitude: 102.26766

Phuwiang Fossil Research Center and Dinosaur Museum on Google Maps


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