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Haw Kham

Haw Kham

Built in 1904, Haw Kham was once the primary residence of King Sisavang Vong. After communists (Lao People’s Democratic Republic) overthrew the monarchy (Kingdom of Laos) in 1975, Haw Kham became the Royal Palace Museum.   From the main gate, palm trees line...
COPE Visitor Centre

COPE Visitor Centre

Between 1964 to 1973, the United States dropped over 2 million tons of ordnance in more than 580,000 bombing missions over Laos. The bombings were part of the Laotian Civil War (or Secret War) where the Americans were trying to disrupt North Vietnamese supply trails...
WONDER Exhibition

WONDER Exhibition

After the end of a two-year renovation project, the Renwick Gallery in the District of Columbia reopened on Friday, November 13, 2015 with the WONDER Exhibition.   WONDER features works from nine contemporary artists. These larger than life works of art transform...
Museum Puri Lukisan

Museum Puri Lukisan

Opened in 1956, Museum Puri Lukisan is Ubud’s first museum and home of a significant collection of Balinese art. Most pieces in the museum are 20th Century paintings and wood sculptures spread out over four exhibition buildings.   Officially opened to the public...
Al Ahmadiya School

Al Ahmadiya School

Sheikh Ahmed bin Dalmouk, a successful pearl merchant, established Al Ahmadiya School in 1912. Although he died before the school’s completion, his son finished the school and named it in honor of his father.   The institution was one of the first semi-formal...
Heritage House

Heritage House

Heritage House is a museum which showcases a traditional Emirati home.   Here is the property’s history: Originally built around 1890 by Mattar bin Saeed bin Muzaaina. Sheikh Ahmed bin Dalmouk took over the house in 1910. He added more rooms to the building....