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Baan Jang Nak - A Museum of Elephant Wood Carvings

56/1 Moo 2 | Buak Khang, San Kamphaeng 50130, Thailand
+66 53 446 891
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Watch the artists at work

My husband is a woodworker, so we knew we wanted to visit. It was well worth the trip outside the... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
deli0
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San Francisco, Ca
Elephant carvings

The kids aged 7,9 were thrilled with the place. It was like entering into someone’s traditional... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
Jillkoh
,
Bangkok, Thailand
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56/1 Moo 2 | Buak Khang, San Kamphaeng 50130, Thailand
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

My husband is a woodworker, so we knew we wanted to visit. It was well worth the trip outside the city. Our driver wasn't sure how to find it, so my husband's Google map made it easy. Once there we enjoyed watching the carvers at...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

The kids aged 7,9 were thrilled with the place. It was like entering into someone’s traditional home, a few units connected through steps and open doorways. It was very quaint and filled with personal Knick knacks. The carvings were beautiful and so realistic, down to...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

This is such an amazing place just 20 min ride from the city center. Once we arrived, we immediately felt like home. Relaxing family vibe, dozens of carved elephants, authentic thai style wooden houses, delicious coffee and homemade cakes! This place is full of history,...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2017

This is a wonderful place to visit. We absolutely enjoyed our visit here and even got to meet the artist Khun Pech Viriya. This is not your typical tourist stop. The place besides being a museum of the works and life of the artist, is...More

Thank Allen H
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Very detailed carvings! Requires an excellent patience. Some carvings seems alive. Especially the mammoth near the entrance. Free to tour around on your own. Witnessing the making of structures, from a wooden block to end of product. Well done! A wood turned into a beautiful...More

Thank Florence T
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

I live in the area and have never heard of this place. I went with a group of teen agers. I think many local guides, taxi drivers have never heard of this place. I had no idea what to expect. Its in a rather secluded...More

Thank Peter J
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is second time i visit Baan Jang Nak. The museum was so amazing. I have a chance to meet the artist's daughter, she is the one who take care of the museum. Coffee and Tea also great. Highly recommend you should come when you...More

Thank Numtarn V
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Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

My husband came across this after doing a Google search. Our tour operator and guide were not familiar with it so we had to ask to be taken. Our guide got out of the car and was taking as many photos as we were he...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2016

Our last terrifying adventure, aboard the piece of crap rental scooter that is now history, fortunately led us to a very cool Wood Carving Museum. (We recently purchased a 2016 Honda PCX150...so we happy now!) This place "Baan Jang Nak" is a bit out of...More

1  Thank ChiangMaiBacon
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Reviewed 6 June 2015

Quiet and beautiful place to see local artist to create the most realistic elephant carvings. By the way, A map on Trip Advisor is wrong. Please Check from Google map again or GPS : 18 43.337, 99 06.977 or search for Baan Jang Nak

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