Made a point of visiting here as our funds were running low and couldn't afford the main tourist attractions in the area. Was told by security guards on the gate that it was closed....
About The National Museum Bangkok
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We went to this place as a recommendation from our hotel concierge. We arrived there around 3.30pm and found that major parts of the museum were closed for public. Quite disappointing as it cost us 120THB in taxi fare to get to this place. We...More
Many closed rooms due to room renovation in various areas of the museum. Yet, the collection is quite unique and makes us travel through time. A good place if you have some time left in Bangkok.
First building displaying and explaining about forging current Thailand was interesting with their dioramas and relatively well displayed events. But, after the first building, all the galleries seem to be very much in need of renovation. Very poor maintained dusty piles of artifacts were there....More
I came here after first taking in the National Art Gallery. Like the gallery, everything is a little unkempt, and I feel the climate is not helping in the preservation of certain artifacts. However, that said, there is a lot to see here, and it...More
This museum (former palace) has a lot to offer, and the docent on our tour explained things (building construction, art motifs, history...and even the essentials of Buddhist temple paintings) so well that we all left better armed to understand what we will see at other...More
This is a complex style museum with many interesting artefacts on display. The buildings however need renovation as the place seems tired and somewhat forgotten. A pity really as it has the potential to be a great venue. No cafe or air conditioning.
The place is quite big there are a few good things to see and to learn about Thai history bur that's all. It costs 200 bth and for me, it does not worth the time and money! The museum does not have a decent aircondition...More
I just stumbled upon The National Museum while wandering around the area close to Khao San Road. I decided to pay the 200 THB and entered with no expectations. At first I was very pleasantly surprised as I encountered a comprehensive overview of thai history....More
I decided to tour this museum one afternoon while in Bangkok a couple of weeks ago. Fortunately I came on a day when it was free to get in. Otherwise there is a fee. The main museum was very good and informative on Thailand's history....More