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Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall

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Address: 100 Ratchdamneon Klang Rd., Bowonniwet, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
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Really Great Museum with high-tech touch

The hall perform the history of Siam during Rattanakosin era. Its really great guided exhibition with the touch of high-tech, so you won't get bored. The guide was both in Thai or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
yousufkurniawan
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Giessen, Germany
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Giessen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hall perform the history of Siam during Rattanakosin era. Its really great guided exhibition with the touch of high-tech, so you won't get bored. The guide was both in Thai or English. One of interesting feature is we can interact with some of performed items. So, bring your camera and enjoy the history of Siam.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it's free for Thai people, cost THB100 for foreigner. There was a promo to pay THB 200, and you can enter this exhibition and some others museum for one-year. It summarize Thai culture and history in interesting way. For foreigner, you better ask for the audio translator, you can borrow it for free, but it needs deposit of THB 1000.... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did NOT enjoy this place because it's so Not understandable. .. guides do their assigned jobs as robots ,they don't even wait for one another to stop talking until the next one starts to recite his own piece of explanation. Too bad their accent destroyed the whole meaning so we did not understand much. Skip this visit ,you wont... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

As I put on the title the exhibition is guided by staff who gives a tour around the building in Thai language. But I believe they do have audio or at least leaflet info for international tourists. You need to plan to spend at least 3-4hours for each tour. There are 2 main guided tours. So if you'd like to... More 

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Bhubaneswar, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Excellent place to visit with family and friends.Many live demos are there though LCD screens to make you uderstand about Thailand ad it's rich culture,about it's kingdom,traditionas and history.Manual and electronic interpreter also available as most of the things are in Thai language.Most visit place in Bangkok

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Due to I'm thai guy, so I would like to recommend you all to visit this place to get know the story of Thailand and especially Bangkok! but please make sure about time to visit because otherwise you have to wait till the time of your ticket.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

If you want to know the history of Bangkok since 18th Century. I recommend this place. The museum has a guide and translator for foreigeors. You'll see the most exciting exhibitions look like walking into the palace.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Our friends insisted we see this exhibition and that's a good thing because we would never have found it on our own. The exhibitions are a mix of interactive and static displays with staff to guide you through the exhibit halls. You have to take a guided tour which takes about two hours. I was a bit worried that two... More 

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Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

most of the exhibition rooms use interactive technique to display the content, including interactive video, lights and sounds, photographies ... etc. the quality of the video are very good and educational. the decoration of some rooms are exceptional. definitely recommend people who like to know more culture and history about this country to visit this place in the beginning of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

this museum has no genuine old stuff to exhibit. there are paintings, town models, and replicas of iconic things in bangkok to display. the museum focuses in 3 very important sections that form bangkok. they are palaces, temples, and communities. it only has guided tours that run on certain times. the complete tour may take a few hours but you... More 

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