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Suan Pakkad Palace Museum

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Once the residence of Princess Chumbhot of Nagor Svarga, one of Thailand’s leading art collectors, this lovely complex contains five traditional Thai houses, each featuring a collection of historic items and works of art.
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352 - 354 Sri Ayudhya Rd | Rajathevi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
+66 2 245 4934
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All reviews musical instruments ban chiang jim thompson house thai houses phaya thai bts interesting exhibits bronze age ancient pottery excellent history no photos allowed inside noisy bangkok hand fan on display king rama v thai history entrance fee two hours
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have read that some reviewers have complained of a lack of information. Perhaps we were just lucky (or perhaps the policy has changed) but one of the attendants, without any prompting from us, took us round the museum and gave us an interesting and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PeterMG99
Reviewed 30 October 2018

This place is interesting especially if you are interested in Thai history especially Rama 5 period. An oasis in the BKK city centre could easily be missed but possibly its more interesting to Thais than tourists. Many relics and artifacts on show but photo opportunities...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AndrewA4401
Reviewed 17 October 2018

It´s beautiful there. Midst the hectic and noisy Bangkok you find this oasis to relax and learn about Thai history and culture. Very nice. To be recommended.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sven4
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Located near the Phaya Thai BTS and Airport Railink stations, the museum is an interesting place to visit to see well restored old traditional Thai buildings. These houses contains artefacts from the past. There is also an exhibition of the Ban Chiang archeological site, which...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jainurin J
Reviewed 19 September 2018

The teak houses were set in a verdant tropical garden, sandwiched between a busy highway and high rises. The palace museum could have been a joy to visit if only it was curated professionally. The vast array of stuff on display was excessive and it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank birdcagewalking
Reviewed 31 August 2018

This museum was perfect to bring your foreigner friends here. Not too big but still could show them our Thai tradition. I liked the teak wood houses. Also the location here is close to downtown. It would be more convenient if you have a car...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nutharin
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I really enjoyed my time here, not only did i find it entertaining i found it highly educational also.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank barfiner
Reviewed 17 August 2018

It is not well known place yet for the tourism. So not much crowded like other places in BKK. May be this is the reason make me fall in love with this Palace. Just a walking distance from Phaya Thai BTS. Entrance fee is 100Baht...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank NicolasZaw
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Ok, this is one of those places you could get away with not visiting if you're out of time. Better to see Jim Thompson's house as that's exquisite. This museum is well priced and overall we enjoyed the visit. Sits in a fairly crappy area...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Ducktalk
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Off a very busy street but a short walk from Phaya Thai skytrain. Staff are very helpful. One building is a museum with ancient artefacts, then there are several teal houses to visit. The laqueur house is very beautiful. The rooms with the musical instruments...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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