Friday, 19 April 2024

National Museum

Established in 1926 in the reign of King Rama VII, it is located within walking distance of the Grand Palace next to Thammasat University, this is the largest and most comprehensive museum in Southeast Asia. It contains an 18th century palace and a group of well-designed buildings, housing Thailand's artistic treasures from prehistoric to contemporary.

The National Museum houses three permanent exhibition galleries as follows:

  1. The Thai History Gallery
  2. The Archaeological & Art History Collections
  3. The Decorative Arts & Ethnological Collections

Tours conducted at 9.30 hrs. daily -- in English (on Wed and Thur), French (Wed and Thur), German (Thur) and Japanese (Wed).

Information : Tel. 0 2224 1370, 0 2224 1333

Open : Daily, 09.00 - 16.00 hrs. except Mon, Tue and public holidays

Admission fee : 200 baht

Location : Na Phrathat Road

For taxi : พิพิธภัณฑสถานแห่งชาติ พระนคร สนามหลวง

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