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The National Museum Bangkok

Na Phrathat Road | Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakho, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
+66 2 224 1333
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Na Phrathat Road | Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakho, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
+66 2 224 1333
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was on my son's things to see but they were closed the day we went. The guards let us just inside the gate to get photos and this was very satisfying to my son. I'm not sure if he really needed to go inside...More

Thank sms70380
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drop your bags off at the ticket office. Lots of different exhibitions with Artefacts from Various periods - Khmer to present. The King Rama 4 exhibit, shows various memorabilia from his reign including his bedroom and busts of Queen Victoria and Napoleon. There's also a...More

Thank Pengilld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my last stop on a ten day trip to Bangkok. When I initially made my journey to the museum, the taxi driver advised that it was closed on Sunday....beware! The museum is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays so make sure you check trip...More

Thank Anna A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this quiet oasis. Our favourite parts were the Thai history exhibit, the Red House and the carriages. We were also very interested in the student groups busy sketching or painting the exhibits. The results were excellent. We also liked the little cafe.

Thank Mary U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we visited yesterday, many parts of the museum are under renovation. I think for such period of renovation, the ticket of 200 baht should be discounted. Only the first building that was renovated and looks modern. But then the other buildings/galleries are not in...More

Thank rindira009
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful museum for 200baht ($6USD). They offered a free English tour at 9:30 which I joined with a friend. Anita, our volunteer guide from India, was wonderful. The tour had a big focus on the history, culture, and art of Buddhism, a faith I knew...More

Thank Katie F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Monique is a native French speaker but gave the English language tour when we visited during Song Kran week and there were staffing issues. She was truly awesome - for three hours she stood and walked us around. Deeply knowledgeable about Buddhist imagery, folk tales,...More

Thank iamtheasphalt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is next door to the university building. A large conservation project is on going, some of which can be seen in action. The museum is near other historic sites such as the standing Buddha (30m high). Some ancient objects 1800 years old. Amazing...More

Thank John-boyUK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Museum has a program of voluntary guides, English, French and German-speaking who meet at 9.30 a.m on Wednesdays and Thursdays. I was fortunate to arrive in time to meet an English-speaking guide who had an extensive knowledge of the exhibits and their cultural context/history....More

Thank Mandaroseblade69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful collection of Buddha's dating from 1500 years ago demonstrating how the art of different Asian countries has influenced Thai culture. The Red house is a beautiful wooden building worth visiting just to see the shine on the floors. The wall paintings in the shine...More

Thank Kara R
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this area to tick quite a few must-see attractions off
their to-do list, with the Grand Palace being the most
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How much the entrance fees? Any MRT goes there?
26 August 2016|
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Response from michellelui2412 | Reviewed this property |
Entrance fee for adult is 200 baht and it is free for kids. There is no near MRT. You can take ferry and get off at the same pier as the Grand Palace. Use Google map and walk for about 10 -15 mins. The museum is closed on... More
Hi, how do you tell the staff at the ticketing office that you want the free tour in English? Where is the waiting place for this tour? Is it true that you have to put your bags in the locker at the ticketing office? I read some said that parts of the museum are closed. How will you know before you go?
28 March 2015|
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Response from Christmate11 | Reviewed this property |
Very sorry to answer your query so late: I found it in my junk box! I believe that someone at the booth will let you know in English. Yes, if you have a big bag, you must leave it in a locker but they let you take your... More
Me gustaría recibir información sobre lo que yo creo que son dos barcos ceremoniales que figuran en las monedas de 1 baht de 1977 y en la de 2 baht de 1987. Muchas gracias.
16 January 2017|
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Response from doublechecker_11 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I dont know.
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