Dai Museum was built in 1993, which is the exact replica of the traditional Dai building in Xishuangbannan and Dehong Districts in Yunnan Province. The museum is arranged and designed in a village style.
The museum comprises Dai dwellings, Baanfeilong Pagoda, Dai temple, monk room, elephant tower well, peacock pavilion, bamboo bridge, village center, water-splashing kiosk, water-splashing wooden dragon and tropical bamboos grove. The building components were made by local craftsmen according to local customs and cultural features. Local materials are used including couch grass on the roof. The components were transported to Beijing for final construction.
The museum covers a total area of 10,000 square meters and building area of 612 square meters. The exhibits thereof all reflect the traditional life of Dai people. The surroundings have the smack of Dai villages.
Location of Dai Museum: North Park