The Chiang Mai Municipal Art and Culture Center was built in 1924 and restored to its original appearance in 1997. It was awarded by the municipal government and "Royal Siam Architects Association Award" in 1999. In the cultural center, you can learn about the history and culture of Chiang Mai. On the first floor, there is a religious and cultural exhibition in Taibei. On the second floor, you can feel the postcolonial style of the building. Art centers in small cities can't be compared with those in our domestic cities, but they are also a way to understand the local culture and art. Architecture does have a strong Thai style.
Chiang Mai Municipal Art and Culture Center can visit after visiting the Three Kings Monument, but you need to buy tickets, you can buy three scenic spots together, forget how much it is. Anyway, it is very cheap, it should be less than 200 baht. You can slowly visit three buildings around the square. Chiang Mai Municipal Art and Culture Center is one of them, and there are often some temporary ones in it. During the exhibition, I met a Chinese student studying here when I bought tickets. I introduced some situations here.
Behind the Three Kings Monument is the Art and Culture Center of Chiang Mai City, where many exhibits of traditional Taibei culture are displayed. There is a library in it. The architectural style of the whole art and culture center is relatively concise. Tickets are required for tours. Generally speaking, it's not open on Monday.
Chiang Mai Municipal Art and Culture Center can enjoy the precious collection of Lanatai and traditional Taibei culture. It is also a representative work of Thai architecture in the post-colonial period of Thailand. The famous Three Kings Monument is set in front of the cultural center.
Qingmai Municipal Art and Culture Center adult 90 baht a person, not many people, can enjoy air conditioning, and then quietly appreciate works of art, art and culture center exhibition is relatively small, but it is enough for us to have a good understanding of the history of Chiang Mai from ancient to modern times.
The Art and Culture Center of Chiang Mai City has a large collection of local culture, art and cultural relics, which provides a good introduction to the area. It seems to be closed for the time being. The building itself is worth seeing. It is the best example of late colonial urban architecture in Chiang Mai.
Chiang Mai Municipal Art and Culture Center needs an interpreter to understand when it enters, because many of the works grow out of it are generally not understood, but think it is very beautiful, there are many explanations of pictures and texts, but most of them are in English and Thai.
On the opposite side of the Monument to the Three Kings, the white building is very beautiful. In fact, it is a museum. It exhibits the history of Chiang Mai, and there are many precious collections. The air-conditioning is cool, so it's good to come in for summer shelter.