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Small and quiet place with a good private collection of original Thai boats and ship models

This place is not for visiting with a big groups but worth to stop by for people who travel on... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
Irina V
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Bangkok, Thailand
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The Royal Barge Museum should be rated as one the best attractions in Bangkok!

While we walked around the several historic royal barges, we could see multiple tour boats stop out... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2017
James G
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O'Fallon, Missouri
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16 Jan 2018
“Small and quiet place with a good private collection of original Thai boats and ship models”
12 Jan 2017
“The Royal Barge Museum should be rated as one the best attractions in Bangkok!”
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12 moo 1, Soi Bang-ean 8 | Bang-ean Rd, Pratoo-chai, Ayutthaya, Thailand
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

This place is not for visiting with a big groups but worth to stop by for people who travel on their on, couples, families, friends. Small and quiet place with a good private collection of original Thai boats and additionally ship models, old maps, and...More

Thank Irina V
Reviewed 13 January 2017

While we walked around the several historic royal barges, we could see multiple tour boats stop out in the water, say a few words, and keep moving. They don't know what they missed. These boats, at anchor in the water inside the boathouse, have very...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

A real little treasure of a museum. Lots of great examples of Thai boats that both our kids enjoyed.

Thank Darrin C
Reviewed 30 March 2016

As an avid visitor to Ayutthaya the ratings on this museum should be much higher. Google maps gives the correct directions right up to the point where you are at it but don’t know where it is! It shows a very small Soi which there...More

2  Thank desi d
Reviewed 1 October 2015

This was amazing! It was a recommendation and we were so happy to go. We had a personal tour of the boats, complete with history, by the son of the original boat maker. Do not miss this museum. DO NOT.

2  Thank Yo_Red
Reviewed 20 August 2014

My wife and I drove to Ayutthaya specifically to buy a canoe. So I decided we had to see the Thai Boat Museum while we were in town. I am so glad we did! This is a museum run the family of a man (Mr....More

4  Thank SiamYank
Reviewed 12 February 2014

A half-century of work and knowledge around Thai maritime history preserved and displayed. The owners took the time to answer and explain (in Thai to my wife and her nephew), but most of the signage is in both Thai and English. A great opportunity to...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 29 January 2012

This cute little boat museum, not far from Wat Maha That. The owner is nice too.

Thank Cytia_Kor
Reviewed 3 January 2012

Informative to say the least. the family has done a super job of maintaining the boats and the son speaks good English

Thank thairadio
Reviewed 17 May 2011

This museum is not easy to find and when you arrive you have to ring the bell and wait but it is worth making the effort if you have any interest in boats at all. Some traditional boats have been preserved in the grounds and...More

2  Thank OceanWanderer
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