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The National Museum Bangkok

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This museum, considered the largest in Southeast Asia, houses a vast collection of antiquities including prehistoric art, murals, bronzes, exhibits from other Asian countries and ceremonial carriages used by royal families.
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Na Phrathat Road | Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakho, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
+66 2 224 1333
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Be careful, they did not informed of this, like 40% of the museum is in renovation, charged 200 baht per person, the historic view is basic influence by hindu, China and egipt

Thank richard m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good overview of artifacts from earlier times in thailand and siam. Half of the museum is currently closed for refurbishment. 200 bath to get in. Be aware of scams from tuk tuk drivers that tell you it is closed. The want to take you to...More

Thank Jos B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a first-time visitor in Thailand I decided to go to The National Museum in Bangkok in hopes of learning a bit about Thailand and the Thai history. The visit completely exceeded any expectations I could have had. I can only recommend anyone going to...More

Thank Mia T
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

A great way to get a better understanding about the Thai people and country. Its very well done but going through renovations currently. Makes sure not to miss the Chariots they are worth the price by themselves.

Thank Brody R
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Despite ongoing construction this museum is well worth visiting. Items are housed in separate buildings by categories, so you can choose what most interests you. I loved the sculptures in the first building next to the ticket booth. Parts were organized by historical periods and...More

Thank moviegeekjn
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Great collection of statues and art objects in old royal palace. Worth visiting. Impressive collection of Thai Khmer- style statues.

Thank Rik_from_NL
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This is a great museum with a really diverse mix - much of the museum is being refurbished, but the re-opened areas look great and have clearly been invested in, from the impressive religious pieces in the first hall, to the very colourful and engaging...More

1  Thank D0ug101
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Visited this museum for the first tine, and it has some impressive artefacts and buddhas. Be aware that half the exhibition space is closed as it is undergoing renovation. Museum is closed on Monday and tuesday

Thank macneillfamily
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

A huge Center with many buildings some of which are under construction but still a lot to see. Lots of Buddha sculptures. Some parts of the museum seem a bit dated but all in all many beautiful things to see including the chapel, the costume/textile...More

1  Thank Lesterbeach
Reviewed 12 June 2018

the iconic symbolic of precious selected masterpiece art collections of Thailand, In some exhibition section, the comprehensive presentation is required, lighting system need the improvement, object displayed arrangement also need to rearrange as well to motivate the guest attention nevertheless, some exhibition section has been...More

1  Thank Huang W
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26 December 2017|
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Response from lastword2016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, when we visited in November it was free to get in. This, we were told, was because of the King’s death. Although there are renovations going on, there is still much to see, and there were large crowds including many... More
22 November 2017|
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Response from imdotkenny | Reviewed this property |
the entrance fee is 200 baht for non locals. photography is allowed in the exterior, but prohibited in some of the galleries.
26 August 2016|
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Response from michellelui2412 | Reviewed this property |
Entrance fee for adult is 200 baht and it is free for kids. There is no near MRT. You can take ferry and get off at the same pier as the Grand Palace. Use Google map and walk for about 10 -15 mins. The museum is closed on... More