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Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles

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Address: Na Phra Lan Rd | Ratsadakorn-Bhibhathana Building, The Grand Palace, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
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Phone Number: +66 2 225 9420
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

Located to the right of the visitors’ entrance to the Grand Palace, the...

Located to the right of the visitors’ entrance to the Grand Palace, the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles collects, displays, preserves, and serves as a centre for textiles from East, South, and Southeast Asia with an emphasis on Thailand and its royal court. The QSMTembodies Her Majesty’s efforts to preserve Thailand’s textile artsfor future generations. Exhibitions change periodically

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Textiles galore

Beautiful range of new and traditional designs. Vibrant colours and patterns even for a bloke. Something different from the usual tourist destination and worth a visit if threads... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We learned so much about the design and the production of Thai Silk and the major contribution the Queen made in her lifetime. Extremely impressive.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wandered in here after touring the Grand Palace and Temple of the Emerald Buddha--the ticket's part of the price of admission. Go here to cool off, use the bathroom, and learn about the queen, Thai silk, Thai theatre and see her dresses. Go out around the corner and grab some Thai iced tea afterwards.

Thank Kathy T
Victoria, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok so we had a busy time at the Grand Palace therefore it was an unexpected treat to enter this air conditioned building before leaving. Your entry ticket also covers entrance to this amazing display of recreated dance costumes and the 'Fit for a Queen' exhibition of couture clothing designed for HM Queen Sirikit's grand tour of USA and Europe... More 

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Carcavelos, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a nice surprise! An amazing museum, new, well organized, with beautiful outfits from a very glamorous queen, some from european stylists, others created at Thailand, from the thread, usually silk, to the suít/dress. Dont miss it! Its included on your ticket, its cool, and isnt crowded. Do you need more?

Thank RogeliaBarreto
Phuket, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it located at exit of grand palace. Exhibit the Thai made cloth of Queen . Also introduce some Funds and Activities which hold by Queen. Especially for the poor people at the north of Thailand. She build some easy job for house wife , then they can earn the money with spare time. it is a good way to help... More 

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place if you are a fan of fashion and beautiful clothes. My wife was going crazy by looking at all the wonderfull clothes. Piece of advice for the men, bring your phone to play a game because the lady will spend allot of time admiring it all.

Thank HangYen
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful range of new and traditional designs. Vibrant colours and patterns even for a bloke. Something different from the usual tourist destination and worth a visit if threads are your thing.

Thank HuahinCharlie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

- amazing and beautiful clothes collection of the Queen - nice toilet and buildings with cool aircon - best quality souvenir shops but quite high price as teh qualities are - if you bought the ticket to Wat Pra Kaew, you can use the ticket for entering this museum as well - find out more about silk - don't forget... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

The museum was sadly closed for renovations when I visited but I really enjoyed the shop. As a textile collector, I particularly loved the bolts of silk from which you can buy meters of fabric (it's a bit expensive, as one would expect of handwoven silk of this quality). The colors were unbelievable and the saleslady was really helpful.

Thank YankBritKiwi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Learn about Queen's project and her dresses.You can see all the Thai classical dress and in modern design and also history of each in the same time.

Thank Meena S

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While you’ll see skyscrapers in most parts of Bangkok, it’s the gilded roofs of ancient pagodas that adorn the skyline of Banglamphu, the city’s historical and most touristic district. Hordes of tourists flock to this area to tick quite a few must-see attractions off their to-do list, with the Grand Palace being the most spectacular of them all. Banglamphu is also home to Bangkok’s infamous tourist ghetto, centered around Khao San Road. Visit at night to feast on road-side pad thai, cheap beers and if you’re up for it, some dancing fueled by buckets of Thai whiskey.