08.00 - 17.00Contact Details
Mu 1, Ban Bang Kaeo, Tambon Tha Madua, Amphoe Bang Kaeo, Phatthalung
This arts and crafts village has 25 artisan members, all of whom craft custom shadow play puppets from animal hides in various styles. Their intricate work, which involves dyeing and cutting delicate patterns in leather, is an important part of Thai culture. The products are sold nationwide and exported to about 16 countries. For visitors interested in purchasing the shadow puppets or visiting the village, please contact Im Chanchum, the center’s president, or the Amphoe Bang Kaeo Community Development Office at 0 7469 7380.
The center is located at Mu 1, Ban Bang Kaeo, Tambon Tha Madua. It is about 9 kilometers from the Phetchakasem - Railway intersection and 200 meters from the railway. The total distance from Phatthalung city to the village is about 36 kilometers.
The center is open daily from 8.00 am-5.00 pm.