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Erawan Museum

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99/9 Moo 1 Sukhumvit Road | Bangmuangmai, Samut Prakan 10270, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our time here. It is a peaceful oasis in the busy city. The beautiful grounds are a good place to let kids walk around before going into the more subdued sanctuary. The posted ticket price is 400 baht for adults, 200 baht for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alisatva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went there on a Saturday afternoon, imagining a would find the place crowded, but luckily I was wrong, what I have found was a quiet place with just a few people. As soon as you get to the gate, you will find the elephant...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank tiagokovalski
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a day out with a friend who was a guide. We chose two places that neither of us had visited before. The Erawan Museum is a nonsense. Apart from the three headed elephant which can be seen from a great distance (and probably...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank SIRNED
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful place with outstanding garden. With lots of plant species and Buddhist symbols. It is the perfect place if you want to spend some quiet and peaceful time.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank paola i
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bangkok BTS has now extended their train line to the museum area (BTS Station E17) so it's more convenient to get to the museum. After you arrive at the BTS station, go to exit 1 and walk down the stairs. You can then walk along...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank angelnyy
Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

Pretty good. Lot of buddhist symbolism. Nice to walk but expected bigger collection. Not super easy to get to but overall OK.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DaveBkk1
Reviewed December 13, 2018

A colossal structure that is very impressive. Lovely inside and with fabulous detail. Small well kept gardens. Unfortunately, many "tacky" elephants serenade you as you walk beneath them. More like a very cheap seaside attraction, not in keeping with this place, the noise is disturbing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gordonj258
Reviewed December 11, 2018

The main outstanding attraction of the museum is the huge three headed elephant made from copper. Most of the area is made up of many statues of elephants aswell as the beautiful water features inside the museum grounds. It is possible to go inside the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 513laurenceh
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful n serene place! Hidden gem and not much of tourist! Went arnd 5.30 ( evening ) , so the weather was pleasant... A place to go once only!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank amikaur
Reviewed December 3, 2018

Erawan Museum is a museum in Samut Prakan Province and well known for its giant three-headed elephant art display. Inside the giant elephant is a gallery of ancient buddha statues. It is also mark the Railway's Kilometre Zero of Bangkok Railway Station.

Date of experience: January 2018
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AndradaB13
April 21, 2017|
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Response from keith55London_UK | Reviewed this property |
I am sure this would not be a problem as there is a large reception area.
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psykonaut07
January 23, 2017|
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Response from I6853JOpaulc | Reviewed this property |
As far as I am aware it closes at 7pm but as it gets dark about an hour before that I would not leave it 'late in afternoon' to visit.
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Lucas4060
October 13, 2016|
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Response from TayLunlaa | Reviewed this property |
There is the parking space nearby the museum, it is located under the upper-expressway bridge. keep on left lane and observe the signage. You can have short walk from the parking space to the museum.
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TripsiloveTotake
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I don't see how you can do all of that in basically 2 full days.
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Response fromBeth S|
I have never been to Bangkok myself so this reply in its self is not going to be much help! However I am at the early stages of planning a trip next year.. Your itinerary sounds amazing - your going to have an unreal time! Hope someone clued up replies to you :) All the best X