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Jim Thompson House

6, Soi Kasem San 2, Rama 1 Road | Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
+66 2 216 7368
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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.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai silk” (705 reviews)
“guided tour” (650 reviews)
“silk industry” (192 reviews)
Closes in 17 min
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
6, Soi Kasem San 2, Rama 1 Road | Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Siam
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+66 2 216 7368
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"thai silk"
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"guided tour"
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"silk industry"
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"his life"
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"nice house"
in 84 reviews
"interesting history"
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"different languages"
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"national stadium"
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"free shuttle"
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"interesting place"
in 112 reviews
"thai culture"
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"busy city"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Interesting visit..highlites r Retail shop The silk wares r breath taking...in comparison to T21 competitive. I'd rather have a beautiful scarf or outfit. Than 10 of cheap clothing.Restaurant another highlite.

Thank Charisse S
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Reviewed yesterday

I wish the tour was more in-depth. Felt hurried, wish we have more time to look at the antiques. I also wish there were more written info on all those beautiful ornaments.

Thank ihazelynz
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Reviewed yesterday

Jim Thompson House has many objects from hundred of years ago. You need to careful and not to touch those items. This place is not suitable for young children. There are many language speaker and they are very talent. Especially, this place is located near...More

Thank NATTAKARN A
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I still have no clue who Jim Thompson Is, but the home and grounds were very nice to look around if a little random.

Thank archiejones34
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Reviewed yesterday

I'm not normally a fan of guided tours, but this only last 35-40 minutes and gives just the right level of detail into the man, his home, thai cultures, some of the main pieces in the house, the garden, etc. A really engaging tour, and...More

Thank D0ug101
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Found this place by chance, great history of an American who lived in Thailand in the 1940s and went missing. This home is now owned by the Thai govt. it has a fantastic reasonably priced restaurant, beautiful gardens but the traditional Thai built house is...More

Thank ElvisfanSydney
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Reviewed 2 days ago

i loved the experience in this house, it gave me chills as we go around the house of Jim Thompson looking at every corner where he used to lived,, very nice pieces of antiques and how jim made the broken antiques into a masterpiece. Multi...More

Thank Lilac B
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant on my last day in Bangkok I only wished to have gone there earlier! Nice ambiance, presentation and good flavors and taste. I definitely would recommend this place!

Thank Nicshi
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a place where A Whole History of Silk Trade in Thailand begun. I had a terrific guide with a great interactive comunication and speaking skill. If you have the time, you won't regret coming to see this

Thank andiandiaan
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is an interesting visit. Take the tour and visit a well kept traditional local house and gardens. Learn about the works of Jim Thompson and the history of the silk works and market this American established. There is a nice coffee shop and restaurant...More

Thank mtangulo
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Alvin R
13 April 2018|
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Response from 宸以 林 | Reviewed this property |
yrs, it's open during Songkran, I just came back from there yesterday.
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KatherineW972
2 April 2018|
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Response from Remsheg | Reviewed this property |
Older elementary students might enjoy it. Jim Thompson's story is a fascinating one and his disappearance remains a mystery which would no doubt intrigue the students. The house is beautiful and the tour only half an hour... More
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antonyheaart
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i did not see any dancing at all
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