The Memorial of President Souphanouvong in Vientiane, Laos officially opened on November 30 2005. The museum was built as a remembrance of President Souphanouvong’s formidable achievements. The museum which used to be the President’s residence has two floors: the first floor contains a photo exhibit of his activities in the revolutionary movement; and the second floor contains the rooms he used and other things that portray his lifestyle. President Souphanouvong was born in Luang Prabang Province as a Prince. He was a senior leader of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party and a model for the Lao people. He is considered to be one of the most outstanding revolutionary leaders of Laos.