Khon Kaen National Museum
Khon Kaen National museum located on Lang Sun Ratchakan Road, the
museum exhibits antiques and precious art pieces from pre-historical to historical periods as well as a skeleton of the New Stone Age man and tools found at Ban Chiang. Visitors should not miss to see sandstone Sema
boundary markers from the Semas Dvaravati period. The boundary markers were carved delicately featuring the life of the Lord Buddha.
These were discovered at Fa Daet Song Yang ancient city in Kalasin province. Other interesting exhibits include stone lintels from Khmer ruins in the region as well as art pieces from other periods namely, Sukhothai
and Ayutthaya, and native tools. These exhibits well facilitate study in history, archaeology and the lifestyle of Isan. The museum is open from
Wednesday to Sunday during 9.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m. (close on Monday – Tuesday and public holidays). Admission fee is 100 baht. For more
information, Tel. 0 4324 6170 or www.finearts.