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Phimai National Museum

Siri Nakorn Rd, Phimai 30110, Thailand
+66 44 471 167
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Beyond expectation of historical museum

the great precious gems of historical preserving museum in North-eastern region of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Huang W
Best in Isan!

Phimai National Museum is full of ancient sculptures taken from Phimai temple, but also from all... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2018
BananaLu
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Bangkok, Thailand
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  • Average10%
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May 10, 2018
“Best in Isan!”
Feb 15, 2018
“A pleasant museum”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Siri Nakorn Rd, Phimai 30110, Thailand
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+66 44 471 167
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the great precious gems of historical preserving museum in North-eastern region of Thailand. huge amount of preserving object collection which is so impressive and surprisingly. however the museum should provided more short comprehensive data otherwise it quite difficult to follow up and understand the content...More

Thank Huang W
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Phimai National Museum is full of ancient sculptures taken from Phimai temple, but also from all the other temples that are around Surin and close to the Cambodia-Thai border. Some are amazingly beautifully carved and well preserved (one of my favourite ones were the churning...More

Thank BananaLu
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

This is a typical museum that is run by the Thai government. There are many very interesting and priceless ancient relics here, but the way they are exhibited can be improved in a big way. Pretty much all of the narratives are boring straightforward historical...More

Thank Chanindh
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Very nice museum, only at 500 meter from the Archeological Park. Very big collection, nicely displayed in a huge modern attractive building... Good big wall displays with explanations and a very friendly museum guard.... I guess it is an underestimated museum, because I was the...More

Thank RudyVerhaegen
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

After visited Phimai castle, highly recommend to visit the nearby museum. Many articles collected from the castle ruins were kept here. Also it is a good learning point for the prehistorical part of the area. Spend time here about 1.5-2 hrs depending on ones interest....More

Thank WitoonTrakarnpruk188
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Huge display of original Buddha Statues, Ganesha and other divinities. Inside and outside museum. Very good condition. Photos without flash are allowed. Really worth the visit.

Thank CoconutMiracle
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

The value of the works kept in this museum is inestimable, you could cry out of wonder in seeing the khmer bas-reliefs or the magnificent ancient statues. The personnel is nice and the place is clean, cool, super quiet and lots of info are provided...More

Thank Zlabermahnte
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

When I visited I was the only person there and I had to pay 5 times the rate of Thai people however saying that if I had good value for money I would not complain but I was simply ignored and left to find my...More

Thank desi d
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Personally never found 2 National Museum in the same province, but this is the one. Uncountable real items from Phimai Historical Park are shown in the 2 storey building. Most of them are well repaired and categorized in a well thought. It is recommended to...More

Thank Danaiya T
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Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

The Phimai National Museum is well worth a visit to get a sense of how the history of the Isaan region has been unearthed via numerous archaeological digs. The museum is not huge and an hour will suffice. The building is cool and clean with...More

Thank cjgr52
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