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Jim Thompson House

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Address: 6 Soi Kasemsan 2, Rama 1 Rd, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
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This former home of an American named Jim Thompson, who started the Thai...

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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Museum of intrest

Museum of intrest on a Bangkok rainy day . Wooden buildings , Guided tours etc .. There is a restraunt on site ...

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Museum of intrest on a Bangkok rainy day . Wooden buildings , Guided tours etc .. There is a restraunt on site ...

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Bunbury, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A trip by boat to the house, plus a tour. Lovely way to spend a morning. Interesting, and great value.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife took me to JT House as she has always liked the silks and clothing. I have to say the visit was very enjoyable and made easy by the excellent tour guide and the lovely weather. Very interesting collection of artefacts and Buddha statues. JT obviously left his mark and the shop is worth a visit for a new... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good place for visiting Bangkok , it very nice to write here specially for the traveler to Asia 努力!加強宣導影片都有自己的生活環境優質產品都是在說是因為我們有很多種的菜不是我的話語是以顧客為了⋯⋯ Good place for visiting Bangkok , it very nice to write here specially for the traveler to Asia 努力!加強宣導影片都有自己的生活環境優質產品都是在說是因為我們有很多種的菜不是我的話語是以顧客為了⋯⋯

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a interesting and informative tour around these quaint buildings. Allow between 1-2hours The restaurant there also serves lovely food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A good place to visit. Our guided tour was informative without being overbearing. Recommended for those interested in the history of a city.

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Thank Michelle9406
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not everyone knows about this place. It is well worth a visit and you have to take a tour....or you don't get in to the house. It is an excellent tour and very informative. I will not spoil it here other than to say Jim Thompson helped create the international silk market for Thailand.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

UNBELIEVEABLE. What this man did and built is amazing. The tour I did with an English speaking Thai girl was very good and informative. The restaurant was very good and the souvenir shop the same. I left with a silk shirt under my arm with the price not being an issue to me. Jim Thompson's house is simply a beautiful... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is very well preserved where you can see the traditional construction and items. You can join the short tour to gain a bit more knowledge about history. There are traditional dance show on site and its souvenir shop has some of best silk and cloth products you can get in Thailand.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

easy to get there by bts, very beatiful old house with unic atmosfere, old furniture, pictures and silk sumpels.

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Take some of Asia’s biggest malls, hundreds of street-side vendors and a dozen of posh hotels and you’ll have Siam - Bangkok’s commercial district that will make any shopper’s heart beat faster. From cheap electronics and wholesale goods in MBK to designer handbags in Siam Paragon, you’re almost guaranteed to find what you’re looking for in one of Siam’s many malls. Take a break from the commercial craze and visit the beautiful Jim Thompson house or the state-of-the-art Bangkok Arts and Cultural Centre to recharge.