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Address: 28 Krabi Road, | Talad Nuea, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
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the hotel is locted in the old town of phuket, and it explains the history of chinese immigrants in Phuket, intersting for everyone, but if you are Chinese, it is a must visit... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 December 2016
Hulshout, Belgium
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I refused to pay 200 bht and was offered 120. The video room was impossible to follow. The theme of the private museum should have been interesting -the integration of thousands of Chinese migrant tin miners into Thai society - but the curator was more interested in praising the family sponsors.

Thank AndrewtLondon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

The building is distinguished looking, rather grand and has lovely architecture. It once served as a Chinese school. Nothing much to see in this museum and the artifacts are pretty ordinary. The building is a respite from the hot weather outside though.

Thank Ngan H
Hulshout, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

the hotel is locted in the old town of phuket, and it explains the history of chinese immigrants in Phuket, intersting for everyone, but if you are Chinese, it is a must visit place.

Thank JanAnthonis
Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The museum gives a very good history in a series of well documented displays throughout the former school house of the migration of various Chinese language groups to Phuket and their eventual integration into mainstream Phuket -- and Thailand -- society. Given the Chinese were originally a minority group with many clans now among Thailand's richest, I wonder why they... More 

Thank Beachrayong
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

If you have some extra time in Phuket Town and couldn't find anything to do, it would be a nice place to visit. Sadly, some of the interactive audio visual stuff were not function. But still, a nice place to just read about heritage and some Thai-Chinese history thingy.

Thank Andre N
Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I have to say that this Thaihua museum is a disappointing musuem to me. As a heritage Sino-Portuguese building in old town Phuket it is well preserved and looks majestic. However in term of museum it poorly served as a good museum providing only remnants of old pictures and things belonged to school and truly lack the authentic old things... More 

Thank Suwatss
Hermanus, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

We visited this museum, which exhibits the history of the past Chinese settlement in Phuket, as part of a longer tour around Phuket and, as a consequence, we had only about 45 minutes to look around. There was rather too much information to absorb in this amount pf time but the exhibits were interesting and contained the only exhibit I... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

I expected see more artifacts than banners in museum. Be ready read a lot . There were many screens with videos but some only were worked. Lots videos are really long but no place to seat was in rooms to comfort us after long walk . Some information was interesting and new for me but I would not go again

Thank astra2011
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Well done museum, near the center of Old Town. Very friendly staff and interesting, informative exhibits. It presented an aspect of Thai history and culture, especially the life of the miners and daily life of average citizens, that I didn't see anywhere else.

Thank RinconTraveler
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

It was really interesting to learn about the Thai and Chinese miners and life for them during times gone by. Very well displayed information.

Thank GarryWilliams_54

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