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Surin National Museum

Mu 13 Thanon Surin-Prasat, Tambon Cha Niang, Surin, Thailand
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Great museum to visit in Surin

A surprisingly good museum with many displays showing the history of the area. When I visited there... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Robert K
,
Rockhampton, Australia
via mobile
Nice provincial museum

This museum is set off the highway out of town. It's a hot sunny stroll into the building - but... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
rbrech
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DC
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  • Average11%
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“modern times” (2 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
“archaeology” (2 reviews)
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Mu 13 Thanon Surin-Prasat, Tambon Cha Niang, Surin, Thailand
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A surprisingly good museum with many displays showing the history of the area. When I visited there where not a lot of staff so trying to get information was difficult however there is a little shop and you can but some small trinkets. Depending on...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This museum is set off the highway out of town. It's a hot sunny stroll into the building - but once inside - its quite nice. Signage in English as well as Thai is clear and professionally done. Exhibits provide a nice introduction to the...More

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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

A very interesting free museum right on highway 214 through Surin. Well worth your time to stop and spend an hour. Information is in Thai and English which made it easier and more enjoyable since we are from USA. The exhibits are well thought out...More

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Reviewed November 19, 2017

For any tourist with even a remote interest in local history, culture and customs, a visit to the Surin National Museum is a must. It is not a large museum by world standards, but it is excellently designed and laid out and has extensive signage...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Visited on a rainy day and we were the only guest the hours we spent there. The information booth was unmanned so we were a bit unsure how to behave there but was eventually guided inside. Noone we met spoke English, but since the signs...More

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Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

We rocked up and were the only visitors at about 13:00 but the staff were helpful and friendly. Everyone (adults and children) were impressed by the exhibition. Having been to quite a few provincial museums in Thailand and Indochina, this one does an excellent job...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

Do not miss this. We spent 3 hours to visit Surin National Museum and enjoyed our reading pretty much. Had been visit Siem Reap Angkor Wat temples and understood their history well after our excellent Khmer tour guide explained us. Very interesting that had been...More

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Reviewed December 20, 2016

An excellent museum for those wanting to know more about the history of Surin, the archaeology of the area, traditional industries including silk and rice, and the culture.

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Reviewed June 1, 2016

I'm the one who like to visit local museum every where I been. Surin National Museum is a must ti visit & I was impressed. As I understand every museum in Thailand closed on Monday & Tuesday. the museum is not so far from the...More

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Reviewed April 19, 2016

The last time I was in Surin two years ago I wanted to visit the Surin National Museum, which I had been told by Thai friends was one of the best regional museums in Thailand. I drove 5 km down the Surin-Praset Highway Number 24...More

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