I can understand someone not being impressed by the doll collection located in the single, fairly small room of the museum. A person who is a real doll enthusiastic might get more out of a visit especially by spending time watching the dolls being made. On the other hand, I did not find it much poorer than the doll museum that I had to visit with family in New Delhi.
The upsides are that the museum is free and it is a walkable distance from the Ratchaprarop Airport Rail Link station and hotels in the Pratunam area (Indra Regent, Baiyoke Sky, etc.) It is also located in a bit run-down neighborhood squeezed between elevated highways. Walking to the museum you will see a fragment of Bangkok which is not at all touristy and is anything but flashy. It is very much a real neighborhood with schools, shops, pool halls and a tailor shop actually making garments.
They also sell their handmade dolls at the museum and my impression was that the prices are pretty reasonable ranging from 150 baht for framed miniatures to 4120 baht for double dolls in a fancy case.
I visited on a public Buddhist holiday, but the place was still open with dolls being made.
The location of "Bangkok Dolls" is correct both in Google Maps and Here.net (Nokia Maps), so you should not have difficulties getting there if using a phone and a navigation service. The location was quite walkable from the Ratchaprarop Airport Rail Link station. You should take the exit 3 of the station and then head north along Ratchaprarop Road. You need to cross the Chaturathit Road at the first intersection and then walk right and take the first left turn to an apparently unnamed street. The turn will be hard to miss since the pedestrian walkway ends. From there you need to walk past the Kovittumrong school to an elevated highway. This intersection finally has a sign telling that you are on "Soi Ratchata Phan" on which the museum is located. At this point you need to go to across the elevated highway (watch out for cars on the ordinary road at ground level). You will face an intersection with a pink and white building. Both forks will take you to the doll museum, but I found the route using the street on the left shorter. If you go down that, take the first right turn towards the white and tall KJS Mansion and pretty soon you will arrive at the museum (on your left). An alternative would be getting onto a motorbike taxi at the station located at the Chaturathit Road intersection.
My photos try to document the route from Ratchaprarop Airport Rail Link station to the doll museum.
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