Phuwiang Dinosaur Museum
Nai Mueang, Wiang Kao District, Khon Kaen 40150, Thailand
About Phuwiang Dinosaur Museum
Phu Wiang Dinosaur Museum is a geological museum mainly exhibiting fossils. It is under the administration of the Department of Mineral Resources, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, the Royal Thai Government, and situated in Khon Kaen province in the northeastern region of Thailand.
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