As I recall Thailand got its name in 1937 (previously it was called Siam). In 1932 there was a military coup in which a constitutional monarchy was demanded. At the time the rulers were King Prajadhipok and his beautiful queen whose name meant "rays of sun through the clouds". Today I went to this museum and learned their fascinating story, worthy of a Hollywood film.
I had expected from the exterior and name of this museum to find the interior full of dull, but free to observe, cases full of the crockery, porcelain, fob watches and gold jewellery which belonged to the king along with the endless rambling descriptions of which person I've never heard of did what before presenting them to him. The second and third floors are a bit like this - too much information and any original documentation which could be of interest, such as the king's abdication documents and the original constitution, are in untranslated Thai. The first floor is very well presented, however - all about the life of Prajadhipok's queen, who out lived him by many years and had an exciting life by all accounts.
I wouldn't call this a must see but if you are interested in the social history of Thailand, told from a personal perspective this is a fine couple of hours - maybe something to do on a rainy day.
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