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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” (697 reviews)
“guided tour” (639 reviews)
“silk industry” (189 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

went there twice because of the original setting and the the nice food. The only thing that is a bit uncomfortable there is: Mosquitos! On our second visit we ate inside because first visit we ate outside and got eaten by the Mosquitos. This time...More

Thank V M
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Reviewed yesterday

My friend and I visited on our first day in Bangkok as it was very close to our hostel. Great price of 150 Baht (about £3.75) for a guided tour! Our guide Chollada K was lovely and very informative. Beautiful, peaceful gardens to explore at...More

Thank Catriona_Brook
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Reviewed yesterday

Having visited Bangkok many times before always meant to visit the Jim Thompson house but never managed to get around to it until my latest trip and regretted not doing it before. What a beautiful estate we arrived and organised our tour of the grounds...More

Thank Melbchad
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A piece of history in the middle of the city of Bangkok,very little place but so wonderful than you forget to be in a big metropoli!! only one little thing there is not tour guide in Italian,but they peck english very well and you can...More

Thank ClaudiaTapparelli
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A nice quiet visit away from the hustle and bustle of the City. Interesting facts and designs for those interested.

Thank Paul K
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This site is really worth of visit! In a beautiful garden there are several old wooden houses with great antic collections. You enter the world of Jim Thompson and can imagine his life before his mysterious disappearance. English speaking guide tells you everything in 45...More

Thank Kilkki
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Finally visited this little gem. Beautifully preserved. Well organised tours, good English speaking guides. takes the visitor’s imagination back to that era. Listening to the Muslim prayer calls from across the river.

Thank weechuan
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It as ok, but not more than that. The compulsory tour was a bit average. Very basic information about Jim Thompson, just a little bit about the artwork collection and also very little about the structures that can be found here. All in all it...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Upon arriving to the Jim Thompson house, you’re immediately given a time for your tour to start. We were offered the tour in French or English and only had to wait 15 minutes for the tour to start. Once started, our tour guide was incredibly...More

Thank ChristineRondeau
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Third time in Bangkok, second time visiting the house. Amidst the chaos of modernization, this is a nice place to get a taste of the traditional.

Thank sci7
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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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Response from Orion37 | Reviewed this property |
i did not see any dancing at all
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