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Jim Thompson House

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This former home of an American named Jim Thompson, who started the Thai silk industry after World War II, houses a magnificent collection of Asian art and many unique displays.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
6, Soi Kasem San 2, Rama 1 Road | Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
+66 2 216 7368
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Reviewed today

So the mysterious tale of Mr. Thompson might be fascinating to hear or read about, that is why I decided to visit his house. Upon arrival you realize what an amazing garden and house you are actually going to visit, so you look forward to...More

Thank TerraExplorator
Reviewed today

You book a guided tour at the entrance which give you access to the house. The guide was informative and friendly. The tour told about the still missing Jim Thompson and his life and his lifework starting up the silk industry and love for Thai...More

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The Jim Thompson story is quite interesting and the house is testament to his end-of-WWII south-east asian entrepreneurship. A good opportunity to observe varied Thai architecture in a single spot.

Thank CH19732014
Reviewed 2 days ago

Really enjoyed the Jim Thompson house! It was beautiful and our guide gave an interesting 30 minute tour in English. We wanted to grab a glass of wine and the little bar with the koi pond but unfortunately it was closed for a private event....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a cute experience to learn about the Thai culture and how silk was created. The staff was so educated and helpful. They had tours in various languages such as: French, Chinese and English. It did start to rain when we were there and...More

Thank MATH1221
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed viewing the Jim Thompson House. The guide we had spoke English and was very fluent. The tours are available in various languages and have tour times about every 15 - 20 minutes. The home was larger than it seemed initially. We loved the...More

Thank ChitownTravelGal
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great preservation of Thai architecture. They have a great collection of sculptures, Thai art of living, and nice gardens.

Thank nikii77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The house and the place are really nice, a guide talking the main languages will guide a group of people through the property. It's nice to have those explanations so you can better understand Thai culture. There's also a store in the yard where you...More

Thank Nicoara R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my second time visiting the Jim Thompson house. It wasn’t as good of a visit. The guide was repetitive and not as interesting. It also felt more rushed. The gardens were beautiful and the Thai restaurant was very good... well priced considering the...More

Thank Kannon99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place was amazing and the guide was very knowledgeable. We discovered a lot about the thai culture. The house is very well kept a full with historic items. If you are around Bangkok and want to see something different you must go there. Highly...More

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Response from FlipViet | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Live4it | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have a resturant and the food was some of the best we had on our trip. I really enjoyed the beautiful atmosphere too. Also iced coffee was the best I've ever had... I will always remeber it lol. Service is a touch... More
7 August 2018|
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Response from Gordon L | Reviewed this property |
It should be but best check the website or call/email them.