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The National Museum Bangkok

Na Phrathat Road | Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakho, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
+66 2 224 1333
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This museum, considered the largest in Southeast Asia, houses a vast collection of antiquities including prehistoric art, murals, bronzes, exhibits from other Asian countries and ceremonial carriages used by royal families.
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  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 15:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Na Phrathat Road | Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakho, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
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Reviewed 13 January 2015 via mobile

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....

1  Thank ItalianAnn
Reviewed 13 January 2015

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

Thank JannieLas
Reviewed 29 December 2014

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.

1  Thank Olivier L
Reviewed 29 December 2014

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

1  Thank helldivers
Reviewed 26 December 2014

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

Thank Mooglets
Reviewed 18 December 2014

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

Thank Babzkk
Reviewed 14 December 2014

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.

Thank Sydneysider3
Reviewed 6 December 2014 via mobile

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

1  Thank Pedro C
Reviewed 5 December 2014

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

1  Thank MatiasAndresDotCom
Reviewed 14 November 2014

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

1  Thank RonDavey
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userno2017
22 November 2017|
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Response from imdotkenny | Reviewed this property |
the entrance fee is 200 baht for non locals. photography is allowed in the exterior, but prohibited in some of the galleries.
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GaneshGan
25 August 2016|
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Response from michellelui2412 | Reviewed this property |
Entrance fee for adult is 200 baht and it is free for kids. There is no near MRT. You can take ferry and get off at the same pier as the Grand Palace. Use Google map and walk for about 10 -15 mins. The museum is closed on... More
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yaisme
28 March 2015|
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Response from Christmate11 | Reviewed this property |
Very sorry to answer your query so late: I found it in my junk box! I believe that someone at the booth will let you know in English. Yes, if you have a big bag, you must leave it in a locker but they let you take your... More
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