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Suan Pakkad Palace Museum

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Address: 352 - 354 Sri Ayudhya Rd | Rajathevi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
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+66 2 245 4934
9:00 am - 4:00 am
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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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Intersting look at Thai culture

Our guide (provided gratis by the museum) was humorous and informative. The gardens are a respite from the noise and bustle of the city. The old teaks houses are attractive and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Mitch T
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sinajana Guam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide (provided gratis by the museum) was humorous and informative. The gardens are a respite from the noise and bustle of the city. The old teaks houses are attractive and contain interesting collections of various aspects of Thai culture. it's sad that this museum seems overlooked; when we visited there were only 2 other visitors.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited November 2016. I got there early and was one of only 3 people there. I found it to be very interesting. There are many old artifacts here and a good tale of how many of them where discovered. There are a few different buildings to look in that hold many different things. Thai history goes back further than... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

This was my fourth time to visit to Bangkok. so I've wanted to visit to more unique and hiden spots in Bangkok. it was not that difficult to get there. but... well. the enterance fee was 100bat.(4usd) it is not so expensive when it comes to just an cost itself. but compare to other prices, it was expensive. furthermore only... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Nice and quiet museum close to the Victory monument. The staff at the ticket counter is very hospitable. The museum displays the traditional buildings also displayed at the Jim Thompson museum; however, this place is muss less visited and thus a great contrast and place for a moment of retreat in Bangkok.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

A great day time activity to learn about Thai history! Lots of very interesting artifacts and information from prehistoric times to the present! Peaceful garden throughout the palace aswel!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

I went here with a group and we planned to take photos in the garden with the Thai house as a background while wearing some traditional Thai clothing. This man at the reception wearing some thick black glasses informed us that they don't allow people to take photos in the vicinity wearing Thai costume. He did not give any LOGICAL... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

We found this by chance when walking past, and it was a nice place to drop in and enjoy the gardens and exhibits. Staff very friendly and helpful

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

The museum and the garden are well worth a visit, the grounds are nicely kept, the exhibits are in good condition and give a good insight in Thai culture and history. . Entrance fee is only 100 THB, which makes it a much cheaper alternative to Jim Thompson house. The museum can be reached easily from Phaya Thai BTS station.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

Suan Pakkad in Thai would mean Garden of Cabbage (Bak Choi). This little gem's structure is actually sitting on what was originally the Bak Choi growing area thus her name Suan Pakad. The museum houses the findings from the Ban Chang period of that region. The exhibits were in good condition especially the metal wares that were dug up. A... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

The museum portion of the facility is quite small. The grounds are well kept and offer some picturesque photo oops. I would say you could budget an hour and still have time to spare. Cute, but not essential.

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