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The National Gallery Bangkok

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A little gem in the heart of historical old Bangkok

Here in a historical building is Thailand’s National art gallery. One cannot miss the influence of... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
Choo-Beng G
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Singapore, Singapore
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Limited Exhibit/Interesting Building

I found the most recent exhibits to be rather disappointing. The ‘special’ exhibition of His... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2018
backpacker31
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Boynton Beach, Florida
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Mar 24, 2018
“A little gem in the heart of historical old Bangkok ”
Feb 5, 2018
“Limited Exhibit/Interesting Building ”
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

This is a very small National Gallery with a limited amount of exhibits. Entry fee of 200 baht which is plenty especially as some areas are closed at the moment. The last King's paintings are interesting in a variety of styles but apart from those...More

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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Here in a historical building is Thailand’s National art gallery. One cannot miss the influence of Italian architects in the royal style of the Chakri kings. The admission fee of 200 baht is a little much for a small collection. Nevertheless I suppose arts funding...More

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Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

I found the most recent exhibits to be rather disappointing. The ‘special’ exhibition of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s paintings were all copies of the originals. Where are the originals and why is photography not allowed if these aren’t even the originals? Upstairs houses a...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

The museum had an art contest during the time I visited. It displayed the excellent artwork submission and they are all quite a sight to see. My tour of the place is quite quick since its not a very large museum but overall its a...More

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Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

It was lovely spending an afternoon at this little Gallery. My favorite part was the visiting artists in the back of the building. Thadon Theekachorn had a wonderful exhibition of Highly colorful and original paintings. He was there in person and showed us around some...More

Thank Ryan C
Reviewed February 10, 2017

If you're already in the area, then the National Gallery Bangkok is okay for a quick look-see. The inside is fairly small, as far as art galleries generally go - personally I found the building it was housed in more interesting that most of the...More

1  Thank Andrew_Alin
Reviewed December 21, 2016

Worth a visit as it was free at the time but the location didn’t really inspire me too much. I knew from reports not to expect much but as it was close to my hostel and it was free as a celebration of the King’s...More

2  Thank TheRealInsight
Reviewed August 4, 2016

I had a lovely visit to the National Gallery. Though on the small side (and probably not worth planning your day around), it's well worth popping in and having a walk through if you're in the area, especially if you love art and history (or...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2016

If you are at the Bangkok National Museum, it is worth a short excursion across the road to the National Gallery, but I wouldn't make a special trip across town to see it. The gallery is housed in a grand old building that used to...More

1  Thank rory77
Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Maybe the grates thing is that enterace is totally free. Because of that you could think that place is grounded as hell. But it wasent. I visited in the midle of afternoon, spended there an hour or so and came by just about 15 other...More

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