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Suan Pakkad Palace Museum

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Once the residence of Princess Chumbhot of Nagor Svarga, one of Thailand’s leading art collectors, this lovely complex contains five traditional Thai houses, each featuring a collection of historic items and works of art.
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352 - 354 Sri Ayudhya Rd | Rajathevi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
Thanon Phaya Thai
+66 2 245 4934
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All reviews musical instruments ban chiang thai houses jim thompson house phaya thai bts archaeological finds ancient pottery excellent history no photos allowed inside noisy bangkok hand fan on display king rama v thai history entrance fee two hours worth a visit
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Reviewed 13 February 2019

This palace belonged to Prince Chumbhotbongs Paribatra and has some magnificent antiques apart from the beautifully manicured gardens and lawns.If you want a rest from the hustle and bustle of Bangkok then this a place to rest and refresh.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mick c
Reviewed 28 January 2019

It is not as known as other attractions, but right in the middle of Bangkok, that Museum offers a real treat for archeology, art and history lovers. It also a great Oasis from the bustling noisy, Asian metropolis, right in the centre of it! It...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Liavmadrid
Reviewed 18 January 2019

If you're looking to pass an hour or two then Suan Prakkad Palace should be on your list. It cost 100 baht to enter. They give you a fan if its hot. If you have a bag then you need to place it in a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Toffee A
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

This museum is very tranquil. It's made up of about 8 traditional connected Thai houses that use to be owned by a Prince of Thailand. Within the houses are collections of archaeology finds and contents from his house like silverware and glassware. Quite interesting and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 293kerryn
Reviewed 24 November 2018

I have read that some reviewers have complained of a lack of information. Perhaps we were just lucky (or perhaps the policy has changed) but one of the attendants, without any prompting from us, took us round the museum and gave us an interesting and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PeterMG99
Reviewed 30 October 2018

This place is interesting especially if you are interested in Thai history especially Rama 5 period. An oasis in the BKK city centre could easily be missed but possibly its more interesting to Thais than tourists. Many relics and artifacts on show but photo opportunities...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AndrewA4401
Reviewed 17 October 2018

It´s beautiful there. Midst the hectic and noisy Bangkok you find this oasis to relax and learn about Thai history and culture. Very nice. To be recommended.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sven4
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Located near the Phaya Thai BTS and Airport Railink stations, the museum is an interesting place to visit to see well restored old traditional Thai buildings. These houses contains artefacts from the past. There is also an exhibition of the Ban Chiang archeological site, which...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jainurin J
Reviewed 19 September 2018

The teak houses were set in a verdant tropical garden, sandwiched between a busy highway and high rises. The palace museum could have been a joy to visit if only it was curated professionally. The vast array of stuff on display was excessive and it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank birdcagewalking
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This museum was perfect to bring your foreigner friends here. Not too big but still could show them our Thai tradition. I liked the teak wood houses. Also the location here is close to downtown. It would be more convenient if you have a car...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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