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This single floor building is based in the vimaneck palace grounds on the dusit zoo side. It's has... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2013
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Rainford, United Kingdom
White elephants

If you are fascinated by white elephants and have a desire to learn more about them, then this is a... read more

Reviewed January 9, 2013
whitepatricia
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Edmonton, Canada
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Feb 7, 2018
“Museum "disappeared"”
May 22, 2016
“Half Closed”
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Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Sounded to be a good place to visit, however the museum is virtually non-existent now. It looks that the enlargement works of the new palace has swallowed it. The taxi driver went round and round and gave up finally.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed May 22, 2016

There are meant to be two sections to this museum but one half was closed. There is a bit of information about white elephants in the first section, however the brochure shows more stuff and a huge elephant statue. That was not there. Disappointing. Spend...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed August 30, 2013

This single floor building is based in the vimaneck palace grounds on the dusit zoo side. It's has a little information about the history and reasons for the white elephant being important. Death by elephant was an interesting punishment! However it's very small and takes...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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Reviewed January 9, 2013

If you are fascinated by white elephants and have a desire to learn more about them, then this is a great place to learn. Very few tourists, displays are in English and Thai, the exhibits quite tired, but, overall a good explanation of the role...More

Date of experience: February 2012
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Dusit
When wandering around the Dusit Palace grounds, you'd
almost forget you're still in a Southeast-Asian city.
The Renaissance-style buildings and leafy gardens
wouldn't be out of place in an European capital, and
the serenity here is in stark contrast with the
chaotic city life outside of its complex walls. Dusit
is one of Bangkok's oldest districts, and while the
rest of Bangkok is modernising at a rapid pace, Dusit
...More
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