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“A Pleasant Trip for Heritage Homes Lovers”
2 Dec 2017
“A warm Bangkok local musem with plenty things to explore!”
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273 Soi 43, Charoenkrung Road, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
Chinatown / Yaowarat
+66 2 233 7027
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

To me the word “folk” gives the wrong impression. I would call it “Old Vintage Homes of Old Bangkok” The main attraction in the white 1927 Panya house which was usually a two story wooden gabled roof white house painted to look like a cement...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank X9666RAwilliamh
Reviewed 2 December 2017

I have recently visited the location and felt that the architecture and atmosphere are really nice, It bring back the nostalgic feeling of Bangkok. The museum caretaker are also all nice as they really welcome you with warm feeling plus giving you an insight knowledge....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Sunadda P
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This is a great place to spend an hour, it's full of old artefacts from the family that used to live there, down to brushes, sewing kits and old cigar boxes.. There are 3 buildings to wander around, the main house is teak and very...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank talkingthailand
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The museum consists of three houses set in a nice garden on half an acre of land. This was a home built in 1937 and donated as a museum. The museum had been set up to preserve the history of Bangkok. It is a depository...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Haven't seen that mentioned anywhere online. Kind of a big deal. It seems to be quite a distance away.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Liam T
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Located in Charoen Krung 43, centre of business and old quater of Historical telling for Bangkok. Museum used to the house before donate to be free Museum for people who interested what Bangkokian's living in the past since WWII. Nice decoration of house and depict...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Kita U
Reviewed 26 August 2016

It was a nice house with relaxing atmosphere in the middle of Bangkok. It opens on Wednesday to Sunday from 10.00-16.00. Admission is free but contribution for the maintenance is welcome.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank P_and_C2013
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Bangkokian Museum and Bangkok Folk Museum is one and the same. We have reviewd under its other name.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank TravelGiraffe13
Reviewed 6 October 2015

I would not put this on the "Must See" list, but if you have done the "Musts" and are looking for a low cost (free) activity to pass a hour then this is it. My kids 9 and 11 were amazed to see a real...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank plum9195
Reviewed 1 August 2015

An interesting old house turned musuem in the CBD of Bangkok, dating back to World War II period. The museum displays housewares of the upper-middle class Thais during that period. There are two two-storey buildings set out in a typical Thai garden. A collection of...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Sarakit C
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Chinatown / Yaowarat
Better known as 'Yaowarat' among locals, Chinatown is
Bangkok's bustling district that never sleeps. During
the day, the main street and its small alleyways are
filled with a vibrant mix of colours, scents and
flavours coming from the roadside restaurants and
all-day markets. The real action, however, happens
after sunset. Surrounded by neon lights, Thais and
tourists alike flock here around dinnertime to feast
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