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Jim Thompson House

6, Soi Kasem San 2, Rama 1 Road | Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
+66 2 216 7368
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This former home of an American named Jim Thompson, who started the Thai silk industry after World War II, houses a magnificent collection of Asian art and many unique displays.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai silk” (705 reviews)
“guided tour” (650 reviews)
“silk industry” (192 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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6, Soi Kasem San 2, Rama 1 Road | Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Siam
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Reviewed today

This is a place where A Whole History of Silk Trade in Thailand begun. I had a terrific guide with a great interactive comunication and speaking skill. If you have the time, you won't regret coming to see this

Thank andiandiaan
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is an interesting visit. Take the tour and visit a well kept traditional local house and gardens. Learn about the works of Jim Thompson and the history of the silk works and market this American established. There is a nice coffee shop and restaurant...More

Thank mtangulo
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Jim Thompson was famous for introducing the silk trade in Thailand, yet nothing was mentioned about silk during the tour. The only thing silk related would be the silk souvenir shop where they sell (tourist-priced) silk pieces. The tour was focused mainly on his art...More

2  Thank Kai Kee K
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Despite the name of the place, before visiting Jim Thimpson House we had expected to see more about how the silk was produced but we have maybe been misinformed about what to expect... Because it turned out just to be the home of Jim Thompson...More

Thank SleepTravelRepeat
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Reviewed 2 days ago

excellent facilities//good place to explore.nice garden and houses.traditional thai style..good for antique lover a very historical atractios

Thank debbie348
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a very interesting visit, our excelent guide did an excelent job of explaining and answering questions. Perhaps it could have been cleaner and better maintained.

Thank Lorenzo C
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The mystery surrounding Jim Thomson's disappearance continues to fascinate. And no doubt some visit his house by the klong not far from the National Stadium Skytrain stop precisely because of the mystery. I have seen some complaints that the House is not entirely traditional, but...More

Thank Fountainhall
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went there for lunch with my girlfriend. We were early, their lunch (inside with aircon) starts only from 11am therefore we sat at the open area. Both of us were hungry so we ordered some drinks and a cake to share while we wait. We...More

Thank Rosielim7
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Jim Thompson was clearly an extraordinary man and the house and his creations is testament to that, a highly creative, industrious individual very inspiring. The house and gardens are beautiful however the tour itself provided only surface level information one could've found on Wikipedia. I...More

1  Thank MaOdyssey
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The guided tour only takes about 35 minutes, and the whole attraction only takes about an hour. The shop has exquisite clothing and branded fashion items on sale although expensive you have to pay for quality

Thank macneillfamily
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Alvin R
April 12, 2018|
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Response from 宸以 林 | Reviewed this property |
yrs, it's open during Songkran, I just came back from there yesterday.
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April 1, 2018|
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Response from Remsheg | Reviewed this property |
Older elementary students might enjoy it. Jim Thompson's story is a fascinating one and his disappearance remains a mystery which would no doubt intrigue the students. The house is beautiful and the tour only half an hour... More
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antonyheaart
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i did not see any dancing at all
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