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Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

Not to be confused with the Siam museum. Make sure of this with your taxicab driver. The Bangkokian Museum is a very quint little museum in Bangrak area, showcasing the life and times of a wealthy socialist and philanthropist. The museum is made up of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 6, 2019

I travel to Bangkok many times and never visit his place. The place are warm, the caretaker of the house speak English fluently and explain the whole story behind the Museum.I speak pasa thai well '''nit noi" so the first thing i remember was what...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 27, 2019

A little out of the way with no MRT/BTS nearby so we took a cab, and even then, had to give the cabby directions as it's really not well known. That explains why it was not very crowded even on a Sunday afternoon. The museum...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JulieLimSY
Reviewed December 31, 2018

If you're around Charon Krung Road, don't miss this little gem only about 500 metres from Charon Krung. two (and a half) beautiful wooden houses in a beautiful garden, and a lot of history about Bangkok, Thailand and the house owners about 80 years ago....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jobst56
Reviewed December 7, 2018

Very interesting place to visit, if you are interesting in "old Bangkok." Interesting displays, cool garden. Free entry but you have to take off your shoes every time you go into a building (3 buildings, so off, on, off, on, off, on). The museum has...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RiverCo45
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Very quaint look at Bangkok life for the middle classes in war time. The house is really nice and the furniture and displays are all very interesting. Very friendly staff. Free admission. Worth a look.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank scott j
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

I’m so glad I made the effort to find this place and it exceeded my expectations. Such a beautiful wooden home with a happy, welcoming atmosphere. As so much of it has been kept and preserved you get a fascinating insight into the middle class...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lizzzzieb
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Nice middle class house (in fact three buildings). Furnishings and items from the 1950s so not that ancient. Interpretations mostly in Thai. Maybe of more interest to Thais than foreigners.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank WolfgangA317
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Wonderful eclectic insight into life in the past in Bangkok in little hidden place with a lovely garden

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank tryanythingonce2015
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

This museum is an old home of a well educated lady's family, unlike those national museum, it is small and full of furnitures that reflects the Thai people's living style esp of the WWII period. We spent around one and a half hour here. The...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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