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Jim Thompson House

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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.
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6, Soi Kasem San 2, Rama 1 Road | Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Pathum Wan
+66 2 216 7368
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Me and my friend spontaneously decided to go over to JTH and did not know what to expect. The story is very interesting, i am not spoiling it here now. Our tour guide did a good job for the story telling. The house is a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

I come here for a good friend wedding few years back which happened to be at Jim Thompson House. Beautiful Garden and House, and they have a beautiful traditional wedding which is lovely to witness. I don't have much chance to see the history of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rene S
Reviewed yesterday

This is in walking distance from MBK shopping mall (about 15min walk) and it costs 200baht to enter. You get a guided tour

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Maxineworldtraveller
Reviewed 2 days ago

We found this House and Garden a beautiful place to visit. There is a lovely restaurant and an extensive Jim Thompson Store on site.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Nookincranny
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s a trip into the Silk Road history. An American started a big business here. This was his compound. Also have a nice silk clothing store.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank johnj999
Reviewed 5 days ago

On the interesting and informative tour, we learned about the architecture of the home, its furnishings, and the art collection. We also learned about an interesting American who moved to Thailand, revived the silk industry, and then didn't listen to his astrologist. You'll have to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Mary Frances L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is interesting to read the story of Jim Thompson while walking around the place. It brought out the passion of this gentleman and his love for thailand. A must see when you visit Thailand. Note that you have to take a short walk into...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Raindance66
Reviewed 6 days ago

Frankly, this wasn’t my first time here. I have visited Jim Thompson House several times. His house is extremely beautiful and decorated with a thousand wonders also the lush gardens. But yesterday was my first time meeting Miss Joy (Group T), our English-speaking guide was...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Jim Thompson was 1 of the old school Hemingway hero types. Moved to Thailand post world war two and built a business that made him a very wealthy man. His home is a glimpse into the industrial elite back in the day. He collected some...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RomeAddict
Reviewed 1 week ago

Personally I was a little disappointed with the Jim Thompson house. Although it’s a nice house, well kept, and you get to visit most rooms, there is little in the way of information on the silk production and the business he created. Also, the guided...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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September 30, 2018|
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Response from Melline J | Reviewed this property |
Includes a full tour in major languages of your choice. After the tour you can roam around freely 😊
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September 28, 2018|
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Response from Live4it | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have a resturant and the food was some of the best we had on our trip. I really enjoyed the beautiful atmosphere too. Also iced coffee was the best I've ever had... I will always remeber it lol. Service is a touch... More
August 7, 2018|
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Response from 894gordonl | Reviewed this property |
It should be but best check the website or call/email them.