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National Gallery

Chao Fa Rd., Bangkok 10200, Thailand
66 2 281 2224
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Ranked #230 of 272 Attractions in Bangkok
Type: Art Museums
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Tokyo, Japan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

this museum fee is 200 baht and the price is not cheap considering the prices level in Thailand exhibited 30~50 art works. Even the level of it is extremely poor It takes less than 10min to see the whole exhibit Air conditioning inside the gallery did not work properly so very humid and hot The building is very old and... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

If you are art lover and love to visit art gallery, This place is other recommend. Can't compare this place to TATE Modern, MOMA nor Guggenheim. But the unique collection from Thai artist since post WWII will give you a different taste of contemporary arts. The museum building is a charm old building. For me this place is worth a... More

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Calgary
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190 reviews 190 reviews
78 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

The National Gallery of Thailand, located in Bangkok within a km of the Grand Palace, is in a building with fine lines, promising a fine collection within. The art inside is somewhat eclectic: many of the exhibits are paintings, on canvas and on wooden boards, in various stages of decay and dis-repair. The point of exhibiting these is probably to... More

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Batley, United Kingdom
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56 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

With so many wonderful free art attractions in BKK, including the BACC at Siam, why this museum even exists is baffling. I guess they just decided every capital city needs a National Gallery and threw together some random stuff. If this place was free it wouldn't be so bad, but charging 200B to see a bunch of paintings that look... More

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Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Even though this gallery is on the way to the National Museum from Khoa San Rd it is a complete waste of time and 200 baht. It's better to keep on walking past as the disappointment you will experience will ruin the rest of your day. It is mostly empty and what's there is much less than ordinary. I can't... More

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Durban, South Africa
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77 reviews 77 reviews
38 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

We stumbled into this gallery during a sweaty walk around Bangkok and were pleasantly surprised. Sundays are free to the public so that was a bonus. the gallery is great for viewing the work of local artists and the large variety of pieces is great.

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Bali, Indonesia
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7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

quite neglected. overall is a fine museum. but the govrnment need to improve the quality of the museum. all the staff are super super rude. they dont even greet us at the main building entrance.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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66 reviews 66 reviews
15 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

Nice colonial style place, but aircons working slowly, everyone sweating inside. Somehow not popular among locals and tourists...

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Bangkok, Thailand
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64 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

This gallery was very awkward to get to which made paying 200 baht (expensive as museums etc. in Thailand go) to see what was on offer (very little) a real slap in the face. There are a couple of paintings by the current king, King Bhumipol (Rama IX), some interesting statues of Ganesha and...not much else. The building it is... More

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Tampa, Florida
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8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

Great place to see Thai's modern art. Very talented upcoming and established artist works are displayed. Its also photographer friendly and admission is low.

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