Sala Mai Thai

Museum in Chonnabot

At this silk-weaving museum 1km west of town you can learn about the entire silk-making process and even take a turn at a loom. The main room is mostly a store selling fabrics and finished clothing, but it also has a display of most of the wooden contraptions used to spin, tie-dye and weave silk by hand. A room upstairs catalogues traditional mát·mèe patterns.

Out back are a pair of old wooden houses holding various traditional household items, but you'll have to ask the staff to open them.

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