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Museum of Siam

4, Sanam Chai Road, Phra Nakhon | Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
+66 2 225 2777
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Museum reopened - some teething pains

This museum finally reopened in the last week or two, here’s what you need to know: Open daily... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cashorcredit
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Ottawa, Canada
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Absolutely stunningly museum with creative ways to experience Thai culture

I have been to the Museum of Siam today. Everything in this museum is themed around what Thainess... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Danny U
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4, Sanam Chai Road, Phra Nakhon | Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum finally reopened in the last week or two, here’s what you need to know: Open daily except Monday from 10 am to 6 pm. Admission fee now 200 Baht for foreigners. Major credit cards accepted, it seems. Pay at the large automated machine,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to the Museum of Siam today. Everything in this museum is themed around what Thainess actually is and how it is defined. Sounds boring ? It isn't ! I can tell you that ! Every room was created with modern Ideas and...More

2  Thank Danny U
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

I was very keen to visit this museum after reading some of the reviews. But be warned: although there are no signs anywhere telling you this, the museum is closed until the end of the year. There are only two rooms of temporary exhibition space,...More

6  Thank Kate M
Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

We were disappointed to find the main museum was being renovated. They do have a small exhibit on a financial crisis, but I strongly suspect due to the renovations, the exhibit is hard to follow the plot. It is a long way out and my...More

2  Thank ReviewBarracuda
Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

I stopped by the museum to see the free Tom Yum Kung exhibit about the Thai financial crisis from the 90's and it's impact on Thailand today. The exhibit took about 30min, I was not too crazy about finance yet enjoyed it. I found it...More

2  Thank Rocio S
Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

It was a fascinating visit with plenty of interactive exhibits. The building was a lovely old colonial building and the museum exhibits were in better condition than other Thai museums. Nice gift shop too

1  Thank WhiskeyGirlDublin
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

When I have a friend or relative come to Bangkok, I would always recommend or if I am present included a stop to the Museum of Siam as it gives an overview of the beginnings of Thailand until present day. It is a museum that...More

3  Thank Samuel L
Reviewed February 10, 2017

Went by the Museum Siam the other day, and found it closed currently for much-needed renovations work. At this stage, the Museum Siam is scheduled to reopen late-April 2017.

3  Thank Andrew_Alin
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

The museum is now closed, though there were signs saying it was during opening hours. No one there was willing to explain to us.

1  Thank Edward N
Reviewed January 7, 2017

As we were there on January, 5th 2017, the museum was closed for renovation. I could not find any information for how long, neither were workers there understanding English.

6  Thank IndiS123
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traderwep
July 5, 2017|
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Response from Danny U | Reviewed this property |
It has reopened now and is very modern with excellent object and nicely designed rooms
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OldVes
February 11, 2016|
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Response from Ike W | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I haven´t seen anyone to sell in Bangkok. Probably is dificult to find handmade puppets. Maybe you can try in ToyRus, the famous toy´s department store from England. There are in Bangkok too.
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