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Jim Thompson House: Tours & Tickets

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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This former home of an American named Jim Thompson, who started the Thai silk industry after World War II, houses a magnificent collection of Asian art and many unique displays.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
6, Soi Kasem San 2, Rama 1 Road | Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Pathum Wan
+66 2 700 2568
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Reviewed today

Displayed in a large exuberant garden, the wood old houses coming from different areas of Thailand are splendid. It is a guided tour with experienced inhouse guides. The restaurant overlooking the pond alive with plenty koi fish is magic. The meal is good. The shop...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Delanuit11
Reviewed today

Tour was well conducted in small groups and extremely informative. Thai silk industry owes it's beings to him and now tourism benefits

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed today via mobile

A must visit in Bangkok. There so many insights about Thai culture imbedded in Jim Thompson’s history. I’ve learned a lot.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 585rhettd
Reviewed yesterday

The entry fee is 200 Baht PP and that includes a guided tour with a very knowledgeable guide, she told it in a way that it was more of a story and very engaging rather than just throwing facts at you. Lots of lovely furnishings,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank olisan2017
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place know how to tell a story to the tourists! More than the facts, I was amazed at the management of the history & how comfortable tourists feel here. There is an entry free of 200 baht which includes a guided tour every half...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank HopelessR
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place with its beautiful garden shows how the Europeans adapted to Asia in the 1950's. For 200 baht you get a guided tour of the house/museum and grounds and there is a lovely restaurant to relax in after the tour which takes about 30...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Robyn T
Reviewed 4 days ago

Driven into a magical era surrounded by enchanting little houses embellished with splendid pieces of furniture and fine pieces of art all in the middle of a tiny spot of jungle in the middle of a metropolis!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Chrysoula P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited on a Tuesday afternoon. Pros 1) Well maintained and cool place to visit on a hot afternoon. 2) 400m easy access from Ratchathewi BTS. Alternatively, there is a free Tuk Tuk shuttle service from Jim Thompson House to (almost) the end of Soi Kasem...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank lionheart_sg
Reviewed 6 days ago

An excellent way of appreciating a Bangkok home before the 70s. The gardens, the spirit house and the antiques remind us what was Bangkok before the cement explosion, It also helps one understand the enormous influence Jim Thompson had in the unique Thai silk industry....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank BangkokLaura
Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly beautiful assemblage of buildings in lovely tropical surrounds. Very worthwhile! Easy walking distance from National Stadium rail transit station.

Date of experience: September 2019
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30 September 2018|
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Response from Melline J | Reviewed this property |
Includes a full tour in major languages of your choice. After the tour you can roam around freely 😊
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28 September 2018|
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Response from Live4it | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have a resturant and the food was some of the best we had on our trip. I really enjoyed the beautiful atmosphere too. Also iced coffee was the best I've ever had... I will always remeber it lol. Service is a touch... More
7 August 2018|
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Response from 894gordonl | Reviewed this property |
It should be but best check the website or call/email them.