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Kamthieng House Museum (The Siam Society)

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This is the headquarters of the Siam Society, whose mission is to preserve and promote Thai culture and heritage.
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131 Sukhumvit Soi 21 Road, Bangkok, Thailand
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+66 2 661 6470
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

Nicely tucked away at the road junction. A nice small museum which shared about the cultural believes of the Thai people. A 50 THB donation is asked for to enter the museum.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank angyun
Reviewed March 23, 2019

Located near two public transit stops and behind the Terminal 21 Mall this is a bit of old Thailand in the middle of the city. It is a surprisinglyrics tranquil spot. It consists of a northern Thailand house and out buildings reconstructed for the Siam...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank L9393NIrobertm
Reviewed March 12, 2019

Kamthieng House is located close to Central Terminal. It is a kind of oasis in the middle of the financial district and all the Skyscrapers and construction sites around. It is a conglomerate of different wooden buildings from the northern area of Thailand. The houses...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BadHomburgTraveller
Reviewed February 15, 2019

So close to all the busyness of downtown Bangkok this little museum gives a very good insight into the ways the Northern Thais used to live. The museum is based in the reconstruction of a traditional Northern Thai house. Entry is only THB 100 so...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Timmy_Hughes
Reviewed January 27, 2019

Conveniently located right next to the Sukhumvit MRT (and Asok BTS about 5 min walk away). Not crowded at all on a mid week afternoon. The museum comprises 2 typical Lanna style houses (main house and granary that are linked by a small bridge on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

It’s right around the corner to Terminal 21 and anyone around the area should go visit!! Beautifully preserved setting of what it was like hundreds of years ago. What was totally amazing is that this beautiful place is right in the busy center of Bangkok...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 0dianaa
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

Right amongst busy streets and hotels is this small northern Thai museum constructed from original houses moves from Chang Mai. 100Bht to learn a little about northern Thai communities in this quiet place was great value

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank davidvZ5362HP
Reviewed October 11, 2018

This house museum shows a traditional northern Thai house in the heart of downtown Bangkok. It was a nice, peaceful history lesson during my trip. I really enjoyed the traditional songs being played at a couple of locations in the house. I thought the displays...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank piaojiaxi11
Reviewed September 20, 2018

A lovely way to share a bit of the history and the way of life of the Lan Na community. Consisting of the main house where the family eat, sleep, socialise, the cookhouse where they cook their meals and storehouse, the museum was well presented...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

While me and my travel buddy are waiting for our flight to go back home we've decided to find this old house within the city. We rode from BTS ( NANA Station) and to the next station only and from the big mall ( Terminal...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from cynicalwitch | Reviewed this property |
It's open 9am-5pm. As for fee, I think it's nominally free, but they do encourage you to contribute to its upkeep. When I was there, the person in charge asked for a contribution/donation, which you put in a box at the... More
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