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Bangkok's Many Museums Exhibit Some Of The Most Sublime, And Strangest, Collections Of Relics You Can Imagine, Giving Visitors A Wonderful Insight Into Thailand's Colourful Culture And Unique Heritage. Some Are Housed In Buildings Just As Interesting As Their Contents, Like Kamthieng House, A 19th Century Teak House And Former Abode Of A Rice Farmer, The Bangkok Folk Museum And Jim Thompson's House. The Best Place To Start Has To Be The National Museum, In Rattanakosin. Its Collections Spanning All Periods Of Thai History Offer An Unsurpassed Introduction To The Country's Art And Architecture. Be Sure To Allow Enough Time For Your Visit, As It Is Very Easy To Get Lost In A Time That Is Long Gone.



Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC)

Bangkok Art and Culture Centre is a contemporary arts museum in Bangkok, Thailand. The plans for a contemporary art museum in Bangkok were initiated by Bangkok governor Bhichit Rattakul. Construction started in 2000, but was later halted due to funding problems and al...

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Bangkok Dolls & Museum

This museum was established by Khunying Tongkorn Chandavimol in 1956 after having completed a course on doll making from the Osawa Doll School in Tokyo, Japan. Her intention was to make as well as publicise Thai dolls. Bangkok Doll’s products are well recognised internationally and renowned...

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Bangkokian Museum

The Bangkokian Museum in Bangrak is hard to find and is not even very well known. It's a simple, discreet museum but the charm is in the pleasure of discovering this small frozen-in-time gem. In fact the Bangkokian museum, sometimes called 'Bangkok Folk Museum', consi...

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Bank Of Thailand Museum

A museum dedicated to one of the most staid professions known to mankind may not seem a compelling way to spend an afternoon. That said, The Bank of Thailand Museum (located at Bangkhunphrom Palace), leads visitors on an intriguing and interesting jaunt through moneta...

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Children’s Discovery Museum

The museum is located inside Queen Sirikit Park and was established under the royal initiative of Her Majesty the Queen, in her realizing the significance of creating a pleasurable learning process for Thai children. Based on the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration&rs...

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Erawan Museum

Found just 35 minutes from the airport, the Erawan Museum is easy to spot. The unmistakable three-headed elephant that towers above the circular base of the museum is around fifteen stories high and can be seen for miles. The elephants took nearly ten years to build a...

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House Of Museums

The House of Museums is nothing like a national museum or some majestic building full of dusty potteries. It's very humble and a lot more fun! None of the objects on display have any financial or historical value but many of them will mean a lot to visitors.
The ...

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Jim Thompson House Museum

The Jim Thompson House is the home of James H.W. Thompson, a self-made American entrepreneur who was the founder of the world renowned Jim Thompson Thai Silk Company. Thompson's achievements during his 25 year stay in the Kingdom of Thailand have won him much fame as ...

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Madame Tussauds

If you are a skeptic, you’d probably think a wax museum is a wax museum is a wax museum, right? What’s the hype all about? Well, for starter, Madame Tussauds has stepped down from the pedestal and embraced her visitors with a revolutionary concept – ...

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