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Very interesting to view this museum which tells of the history of Chinese settlers in Phuket. Many made their fortune through hard work and business acumen and their stories interesting to read about. Also the customs of families in regards to marriage, family structures and...More
In this beautiful historical building, the museum proposes to learn about Chinese history in Phuket. The purpose is interesting, but we were a bit frustrated by the technical problems on nearly all the presentations. On top of that, the price is quite high (7 USD)...More
All displays have inscriptions in English which is very helpful in museum environment. 200B for entry is probably a bit steep but everything in Phuket is expensive so hard to fault that.
We were given a short intro that was useful and then allowed to...More
Impressive colonial style building. A history museum which gives a background to the Chinese immigrants who came to Phuket in 1800s. Ticketed museum 200baht for adult entry. Why not if you are passing by. I learnt something new about the local history
If you are interested in Chinese businessmen and Chinese immigrants in Phuket, then this walking picture book/story board set inside an old house is the museum for you. If not, a photo taken from the outside should suffice and you’ll save yourself 200 TBH per...More
As an overseas born Chinese person, I was particularly interested i visiting this museum as I would anywhere in the world with a large Chinese community. The museum is located in a former Chinese school and has been beautifully renovated into a museum. Upon enter...More
The facade of this building is impressive and representative of architecture from another era. THB200 admission fee per adult, approx AUD$8. The museum exhibits showcase the influence of early Chinese settlers on Phuket. There are few artefacts, most displays in tableaux format. I climbed the...More
I was keen to visit and learn more of the history of Phuket. It was interesting with some nice displays but alot of the information & commentary is in chinese ot thai only. Overpriced for tourists who are charged $20 as an entrance fee. For...More