The National Museum

The National Museum

Where : •Next to Thammasat University and opposite Sanam Luang of Rattanakosin Island, Bangkok

Category : Travel / Attractions

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Open hours : Wed – Sun (9.00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Fee : Admission fee: 40 baht

Hilight :

• Items from pre-historic times, through the Srivijaya, Dvaravati, Khmer Kingdoms and the Sukhothai, Ayutthaya and Rattanakosin periods of Thai history
• A large collection of antique items such as Thai and Chinese ceramics, theatrical costumes, palanquins, weapons, and assorted items used in royal households

How to go :

Take the BTS Skytrain to Taksin Station, from there take a Chao Phraya River Express boat to Tha Chang Wang Luang Pier, take a short walk from the pier to the Sanam Luang and turn left past Thammasat University to the museum

 

What / Why :

The National Museum collection encompasses a wide range of religious and secular art found throughout the country. It gives you a view through the windows of the past. National Museum reveals the history of Thailand and how people lived during the different periods.

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Author :

Free guided tours by volunteers are available, starting at 9:30 a.m. (English and French on Wed and Thu, German on Thu, and Japanese on Wed). Guided tours in other languages may also be arranged.

For More Information :

Contact : The National Museum
Tel: (66) 2224 1333, (66) 2224 1370

Site : www.thailandmuseum.com

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