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The National Museum Bangkok: Tours & Tickets

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
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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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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Na Phrathat Road | Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakho, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Phra Nakhon
+66 2 224 1333
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I can recommend to join the free guided tours that are given in English, German, French and maybe other languages by volunteers. Unfortunately, too many rooms that I wanted to visit were closed for repair works. In any case, if you are interested in the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Yacov R
Reviewed 1 week ago

You really need a guide with you to explain some of the exhibits. It's mainly a detailed history of the Royal Families.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank pd5639
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking into the hall, you can see many exquisite treasures of the Royal treasure. They are exquisite, ingenious, golden, gemstone-inlaid handicraft treasures and gifts. They are incomparably luxurious, especially the most attractive eye-catching gold products, such as the gold dragon boat for the crowning of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago

I think the highlight of the museum is the hall with the royal funeral chariots and accompanying objects – they are gorgeous and breathtaking, and you won't find anything like this anywhere else. The classic Thai architecture of the buildings and pavilions on the museum...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank piquak p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very royal intensive but I enjoyed it. There’s a great cafe at the back of the grounds where I had an amazing lunch.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank LynnM159
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a massive collection of Buddha's statues. The museum showcases the history, tradition, arts & culture of Thailand 🇨🇷

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank junacullador
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For a dynasty that can easily be traced to the 14,th century this museum is truly deceiving ... furniture dating from the 19 th century and some 16 th century sculptures where any decent Asian exhibit outside of Asia can provide pieces going as fare...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank onsort
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was here a few times in the past and it’s a museum comprised of many buildings. Some buildings are more important and these are more modern and air conditioned, many of the buildings aren’t air conditioned The main building that has the best sculptures...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank ephyfe
Reviewed 8 August 2019

Currently in construction, but you still have lots to see. Based on what they have, they should have provided more descriptions and better display...

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Georgemarkv
Reviewed 7 August 2019 via mobile

In the neighbourhood of all the main spots op Bangkok you can find the museum. Rich with a lot of items. For me a must see. The day i was there it was very quiet. Unbelievable ... as if the mass doesn’t want to go...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from rai_ocho | Reviewed this property |
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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