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4, Sanam Chai Road | Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

This museum finally reopened in the last week or two, here’s what you need to know: Open daily except Monday from 10 am to 6 pm. Admission fee now 200 Baht for foreigners. Major credit cards accepted, it seems. Pay at the large automated machine,...More

7  Thank Cashorcredit
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I was very keen to visit this museum after reading some of the reviews. But be warned: although there are no signs anywhere telling you this, the museum is closed until the end of the year. There are only two rooms of temporary exhibition space,...More

6  Thank katem811
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My 7 year old son had so much fun learning about Thailand in the 'Decoding Thainess' theme. They has audio guide which is good for my little independent learner. Great interactive exhibition. Nice workers. Relaxing old building and big yard tucked in the busy street...More

Thank Ariyaporn S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was amazed to visit the place as I love history, culture, linguistics and arts. This place represents all of the these of Thailand. If you want to know about Thailand I recommend to visit there.

Thank shahnewaj85
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of the top 3 museums that we visited in South East Asia. On our second trip to Thailand ( travelled to Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar) this was a welcome learning experience about what is thainess. This is a very hands on interactive museum...More

Thank LoveToXcountry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This very nice old building hosts a surprisingly modern museum that focuses on the “Thainess” concept. What is Thai? What is not? There s of course no answer to this but the museum brings many information to solve the equation. Although nothing is discussed in...More

Thank JMGeneva
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Price for foreign is 200bt and it is good. Very clean,new,interactive and interesting. Staff was very gentle and nice.

Thank Kinki V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Museum seems to be aimed at 8-year olds and the guards will not let you double back if you get lost (which is easy to do with such poor signage). Thailand is a wonderful country with a fascinating history, and this museum does not do...More

Thank Pimlico_Andy
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I visited this museum on a slightly rainy day with my friend and we spent a nice few hours exploring the museum. There was an entry fee of 200 baht which included free audio headsets, available in a variety of languages: in order to take...More

2  Thank aislingm215
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

At September 2018 this was rated #69 out of 640 things to do in Bangkok. What a miss The regular exhibition is around what “Thainess” is a great exhibition which asks many questions that can be asked on yourself. From 1600 entrance is free though...More

Thank ya l
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Interactive and informative, this museum gave a great insight to everyone on the history of Thai culture as it evolved and progresses into this day. There is a free audio guide available in a variety of languages, and it truly adds depth to the exhibits...More

Thank Momo_Amazing
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

The museum costs 50 baht for students, including an audio-guide in your language. Its about what is thai and what is really Thai. I really enjoyed it.

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OpenIng 10AM and closing 6PM Tuesday-Sunday. Note that entrance is free after 4PM (at least on Sunday’s)
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Response from Danny U | Reviewed this property |
It has reopened now and is very modern with excellent object and nicely designed rooms
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