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Great museum, great view of the river.

This museum is a wonderful surprise in the older and quieter part of Bangkok. It was tastefully... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2018
natjareec
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Seattle
a quick detour from crowded touristy spot, this place give you a nice view of Chaopraya river with classic neo-Thai bldg

if you're getting bored with those crowded tourist spots in BKK, this place might be right for you... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
Narain C
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Bangkok
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1 Feb 2018
“Great museum, great view of the river.”
27 Jan 2018
“a quick detour from crowded touristy spot, this place give you a nice view of Chaopraya river with classic neo-Thai bldg”
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

This museum is a wonderful surprise in the older and quieter part of Bangkok. It was tastefully designed and well executed. The architecture is outstanding. The flow of tour is nicely planned. They even have the world’s first minted coin from Lydia on display! They...More

3  Thank natjareec
Reviewed 27 January 2018

if you're getting bored with those crowded tourist spots in BKK, this place might be right for you. It is a 1-2 hr detour, you can have a nice view of Chaopraya river and the classic neo-Thai architecture. You will learn about the history of...More

4  Thank Narain C
Reviewed 7 September 2015

What a treat to visit this historic building on the river. Beautifully maintained in interiors and lovely gardens. Great presentation of BOT history and the history of money. Audioguide in English is a plus, too! Take a peek into a truly grand gem of architecture....More

2  Thank Tal L
Reviewed 6 September 2015

I had tried to visit this museum last year only to be told that it was closed until 2015 so my trip this year I gave it another try and am glad I did. Some things I learned and you should know before visiting. Evidently...More

4  Thank RonDavey
Reviewed 19 February 2015

After being told I needed to dress properly ( long pants) I returned the next day to visit but was told I had to call for an appointment first. Their website is www.bot.or.th. I have emailed them to request a tour and will let you...More

1  Thank updog247
Reviewed 14 November 2014

I recently decided to go up to this place to see tour it. The reviews were good and it sounded very interesting. I walked to the river to take the river boat up to the closest pier. I could see the building as we past...More

3  Thank RonDavey
Reviewed 4 August 2014

I and my friend intent to travel in BKK by boat, but once I saw the good looking old good looking in europe style. We want to see this place, so we visited this place. Feel very good to come to this place.

1  Thank Chen_mei_ling
Reviewed 5 June 2014

another amazing place with character and depth ! very old and traditional building still operating as a bank and on a supberb location of the river bank. something different and beautifully maintained! a must see if you appreciate culture and fine art.

1  Thank Humble70
Reviewed 17 November 2013

If you are interested in money then this is a good museum to visit. It shows the evolution of money in Thailand. It has examples of foreign money that were used for a time in Thailand. I was surprised at the extent of foreign influence...More

1  Thank Douglas L
Reviewed 20 February 2013

Very entertaining museum on the origin of Thai money. Much more interesting then you would expect. Free entrance, but no shoes, no shorts and no nakes shoulders allowed, so dress decent. We liked it for the afternoon. It's not a one not to miss, in...More

2  Thank Jasper F
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While you’ll see skyscrapers in most parts of Bangkok,
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most touristic district. Hordes of tourists flock to
this area to tick quite a few must-see attractions off
their to-do list, with the Grand Palace being the most
spectacular of them all. Banglamphu is also home to
Bangkok’s infamous tourist ghetto, centered around
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