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Suan Pakkad Palace Museum

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Address: 352 - 354 Sri Ayudhya Rd | Rajathevi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
Phone Number: 662 245 4934
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Description: Once the residence of Princess Chumbhot of Nagor Svarga, one of Thailand’s...
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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Peaceful and interesting

A former palace, this group of eight teak buildings around a garden hold a fascinating collection of antiques and archeological finds. We were the only visitors there for the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Nanoose Bay, Canada

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Quite a small museum, and well hidden too, an oasis of calmness and peace set in a well tended garden. Grown out of the private collection of Thai curiosities of a Thai prince: all different kinds of gems, shells, minerals, masks, Buddha's, music instruments etc. Before it was turned in to a museum it was the prince's family residence in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

A former palace, this group of eight teak buildings around a garden hold a fascinating collection of antiques and archeological finds. We were the only visitors there for the first hour - rare for most tourist sites in Bangkok. It was lovely and peaceful but it is unfortunate that more people are not aware of it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Like Jim Thomson House, this group of houses reflects old Thailand in Bangkok. Unlike Jim's House, this Palace Museum seems to be off the tourist must see list. It was quiet (apart from the inevitable traffic outside) and as serene as one can find in Bangkok. Nice collection of excavated pottery from Ban Chiang. Worth a couple of hours visit.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This museum is well worth a trip. It has an eclectic mix of Thai houses, archeological finds, Khon masks and musical instruments, all of which give a feeling of the tastes and interests of the prince and princess who started the collection. I'm not sure if this is standard but we were shown around by a guide who was very... More 

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Fukuoka, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

After experiencing the rush of people at the grand palace, this was exactly the opposite. An attendant had to turn on the lights at the prehistoric pottery exhibitions. Most of the time I was either alone or in the company of very few people. Having a place full of old houses and a centuries old chapel just for yourself is... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Just a 100 meters from busy Phaya Thai BTS, this interesting museum is located in a small quiet park. I have been there several times and never seen more than 10 visitors. It consists of 7 buildings, some of them them over a century old. One of the buildings display a huge array of Ban Chiang artifacts, one of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Small museum but worth visiting.Only 100 bahts entrance fee.Made up of several wooden houses in traditional Thai style.One of them shelters a prehistorical collection of pottery and bronze artifacts worth seeing.No photos allowed inside.Quite dimly lit and Very cold(full blast air con). Further on there is an old wooden house decorated with gold leaves murals that is quite amazing.The staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This museum is a conversion of a private residence of a member of the Royal family, showcasing their private collection of artifacts, art and antiquities from the era of King Chulalongkorn. Within the compound are eight stilt houses and landscaped gardens. The pavilion at the back dates from the Ayuthaya era and features gold leaf jataka and murals from the... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Set of connected Thai Houses hosting Thai cultural treasures. Not visited by many tourists you could have the place to yourself. While near a main road & the airport rail link [ nearest BTS 5 mins Phaya Thaya ] is a tranquil place with ponds, trees and those houses.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Here we can see a traditional house Thailand in the past. In this place there are several old wooden houses are still well maintained, and used as a museum. Interestingly here can be seen pottery four thousand years old. Provide an overview of past lives with their lifestyle. This place was recommended to learn about the life in Thailand.

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