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The ground floor provides lots of historical information and artifacts. It is a must if you want... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
austinm408
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Interesting Artefacts

A goof museum by Thai standards lots of interesting carvings and Buddha statues along with smaller... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
K413WQandrewb
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Sydney, Australia
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This museum features gold jewelry, Buddha images, ancient paintings and other objects that were excavated during the restoration of the well-known Wat Ratchaburana.
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Ayutthaya, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

The ground floor provides lots of historical information and artifacts. It is a must if you want some context for the beautiful city you are visiting. The english explanations are well written. However for the first floor and subsequent buildings no english translation is provided...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank austinm408
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

A goof museum by Thai standards lots of interesting carvings and Buddha statues along with smaller artefacts which have been found in the area. The two vaults are a must see if you like gold.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank K413WQandrewb
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

First time visited alone in 2006. Yes I read all the writing on the exhibited and I learned a lot through observation Seconds time in 2009 with family who wasn’t very interested after all the ruin visits and didn’t want to lay the 600b entrance...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank excess5
Reviewed 21 July 2018

I wouldn't say this is a must-see, even though I give it four stars. It is very expensive, even if you aren't on a budget, and probably not worth the price, unless you definitely want to see artifacts that were found inside the temples. We...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

พิพิธภัณฑสถานแห่งชาติเจ้าสามพระยา ... สถานที่จัดเก็บรักษาและจัดแสดงโบราณวัตถุที่พบจากกรุพระปรางค์วัดราชบูรณะ วัดมหาธาตุ รวมถึงชุดเครื่องทองและโบราณวัตถุอื่นที่มีอายุร้อยๆปี ที่ค้นพบในอยุธยา เห็นแล้วรู้สึกตื้นเต้นอย่างบอกไม่ถูก ปลื้มใจและตะลึงมากๆกับศิลปะงดงามจากฝีมือช่างไทยในสมัยก่อน ที่ในยุคนั้นยังไม่มีเทคโนโลยีอะไรช่วยปรุงแต่ง ใช้ฝีมือล้วนๆ แต่ก้อแอบเศร้าลึกๆ กับประวัติศาสตร์ของไทยบางเรื่อง ที่ลูกหลานอย่างเราน่าจะได้เห็นความงดงามและสมบูรณ์กว่านี้ทั้งโบราณสถาน, โบราณวัตถุ หรือสมบัติของชาติที่บรรพบุรุษไทยเราได้ทำไว้.. Chao Sam Phraya National Museum is a museum for archives and exhibits of antiques and treasure which found from the ruins of the old temples and the palaces in Ayutthaya...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CharlieConnection
Reviewed 30 May 2018

The museum introduces history of the local kingdom and how the ancient artefacts were discovered. It is a good place to learn key temples and admire the excavated gems. Do note the museum doesn't have air-conditioner.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank weeburn
Reviewed 30 May 2018

It is a great museum in Ayutthaya. You should visit either the first or the last visit in Ayutthaya province. It is really nice to see the background and history from this museum. You can find an ancient water purifier in a small building. You...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank kumiko_fontong
Reviewed 13 May 2018

We made the mistake of coming here on our first day thinking we would get some information about the town and the ruins. Nothing, even the majority of the exhibits did not have te information in English. Add to this that it was expensive (150B,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank SuzannahA
Reviewed 25 April 2018

A spacious museum explaining the history of this once capital city of Thailand and showing some of it's wonderful treasures found in the Prang's. It went through political, commercial and financial history. Always good to put a little background to the places you visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank marchiles
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This museum located in the center of Ayutthaya Ampure muang provincce .The building was not big and have around 2nd floor only.Thai paid 30Baht and foriegner about 150baht for entry fee.Almost of this museum have the antiques from temple like the door, buddha image and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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