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The Museum of Buddhist Art Nongprue

Soi Nong-Mai-Kaen 19, Nong-Mai-Kaen Road | Nong-Mai-Kaen Rd., Bang Lamung 20150, Thailand
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Interesting and Fantastic Collection

Great place with a lot of buddha collection and antique. Good guide with overwhelming knowledge... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2016
Suttinun W
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Interesting and fun

A very enjoyable way to learn the history of Buddhism. The museums guide was excellent and made... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2016
Echungaboy
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Pattaya, Thailand
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The world's largest private collection of Buddha images. This museum is a part of the Foundation for the Promotion and Preservation of Thai Art. The museum houses more than 2,600 artifacts regarding the artistic history of Thai Buddha images ranging from Rattanakosin period to ancient Myanmar (Pyu period). After vising the museum, you will come out with deeper understanding and new appreciation of Thai Buddha image art and histories. How one civilization connected to others through the dedication and faith expressed in Buddha images. Visiting this museum is equivalent to visiting many historical sites around the country as it is the only museum that collect and show to the public the continuous evolution of Thai Buddha images.
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9 Apr 2016
“Interesting and Fantastic Collection”
28 Mar 2016
“Interesting and fun”
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Soi Nong-Mai-Kaen 19, Nong-Mai-Kaen Road | Nong-Mai-Kaen Rd., Bang Lamung 20150, Thailand
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Soi Nong-Mai-Kaen 19, Nong-Mai-Kaen Road | Nong-Mai-Kaen Rd., Bang Lamung 20150, Thailand
+66 80 217 3489
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Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Great place with a lot of buddha collection and antique. Good guide with overwhelming knowledge. Short visit is not enough.

Thank Suttinun W
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

A very enjoyable way to learn the history of Buddhism. The museums guide was excellent and made every effort to explain the displays in a fun and interesting way. I can highly recommend the museum for a fun and educational experience

Thank Echungaboy
KrapomCu, Owner at The Museum of Buddhist Art Nongprue, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2016

Dear Echungaboy Thank you very much for visiting our museum and I am glad that you had a great experience. I hope to see you and your friends again soon. Dr. Kannapon Lopetcharat

Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Take note, this is very much off the beaten track and even the local taxi drivers have to ask for directions. A small but compact exhibition which is an amazing mixture of a labour of love and a dedicated documentry on the history and impact...More

Thank Dublintraveller_7
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Absolutely fantastic collection! Totally unexpected, as had I imagined that it was just a gallery selling artworks - simply something else on the 'tour route'. How very wrong! We also had a guided tour provided by the owner's very knowledgeable and entertaining son, but on...More

Thank KhunKevin
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

My friend's dad own this museums. He has been collecting for almost his whole life. Here is a must to visit for someone who really is interested in history.

1  Thank Daris K
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Excellent place to visit and enjoy time with friends. Precious and rare collections. I am sure I will come back to visit the museum again.

1  Thank Chaleeda
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

We found this museum while looking for an orchid farm and what a wonderful surprise!! We had a personal tour from the collector's son and he was so knowledgeable and friendly. It is well laid out & we wish that we had more time to...More

1  Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Found this place by accident, (GPS 12.910347, 100.944277), while taking a short cut to avoid the traffic. What a great find. Only opened 8 weeks ago, the place is so well set out, it makes the visit a true pleasure. Many galleys,depicting the different ages...More

2  Thank Felicity S
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