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Nice place to visit in Songkhla

The building housing the Songkhla National Museum was originally built in 1878 by the province's... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Atiya B
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Well worth the visit

Lovely setting and building for this museum. Wooden floorboard clean and polished. Helpful staff... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2016
Stevie B
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2 days ago
“Nice place to visit in Songkhla”
Feb 21, 2018
“Nice looking buildings”
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Housed in a 19th-century former governor's mansion, this museum exhibits a collection of artifacts from the province.
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Vichianchom Rd. | Bo Yang, Songkhla 90000, Thailand
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+66 74 311 728
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The building housing the Songkhla National Museum was originally built in 1878 by the province's deputy governor. Best you can visit in Songkla to their history. The museum fee is THB.30 (around 90¢) FOC for visitor who is above 60yo. The museum is well organised...More

Thank Atiya B
Reviewed 21 February 2018

I was unfortunately too late with my timing to be able to go inside this attractive set of buildings near the Old Town proper. It seems that it closes around 4pm. Still quite nice to walk past, but I would have liked to also see...More

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 3 July 2017

u can know more about the trading history, relationship with malaysia and development of songkhla as a port village. pretend to be thai can save some entrance fee. no air con, better bring your water when u go there. can see some models and watch...More

1  Thank WuTsz
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Lovely setting and building for this museum. Wooden floorboard clean and polished. Helpful staff and English speaking. Many different aspects of life in Songkhla and surrounding areas. Rice and rubber exhibits along with many interesting items of the fishing industry in the area. Not a...More

1  Thank Stevie B
Reviewed 15 November 2016

When i was there, renovation and restoration on going, so only upper floor didn't open for public, the rest, still ok

Thank CSL-5545
Reviewed 23 April 2016

An essential visit to immerse yourself into the rich history of Songkhla. The architecture is wonderful, and so are the displays. furniture's and work of art.

Thank James R
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The museum is open 9 AM - 4 PM, Wed.-Sun., and is closed on Thai national holidays. It costs about 160 baht, there are stairs to climb, and there is no AC. But if you are in reasonable shape, enjoy seeing old architecture, artifacts, learning...More

2  Thank Rachel J
Reviewed 18 February 2016

it is located in the heart of songkla. It is just by the side of tham marong Museum. it was built sometime in 1878 and looks like a chinese temple. first it was the residence of the ruler of songkla and later it became the...More

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

สถานที่แห่งนี้ จัดเป็นแหล่งเรียนรู้สำคัญ ของเมืองสงขลา ทำให้ได้รับรู้เรื่องราวในอดีต จนปัจจุบัน อย่าพลาด หากคุณได้ไปสงขลา This museum told about story of songkhla province from the past to nowhere. Don't missed to go ,if you will be there.

Thank Plakemphet
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Spent a few hours at this museum. Articles and displays were very interesting. Documentation and videos were also written or had subtitles in English. The outside grounds were also very beautiful with beautiful flowers. A great learning adventure.

Thank TerryGP11
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