King Chulalongkorn Memorial Exhibition

King Chulalongkorn Memorial Exhibition, Bangkok

King Chulalongkorn Memorial Exhibition

King Chulalongkorn Memorial Exhibition
4.5

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Sirima S
Bangkok, Thailand11 contributions
Nostalgia Moment
Aug 2020 • Solo
This place brings you back in time to those good old days in the reign of King Rama V. It is located in the red building called Thawon Watthu Building which takes only few minutes walk from Grand Palace and there is no entrance fee. The building comprises of two sections which are King Rama V Memorial Exhibition and King Rama V Memorial Library. The Fine Arts Department registered it as the National Ancient Monument in 1977. The exhibition shows the work of King Rama V, one of the greatest Thai kings. More information on his works and way of life can be found in the library which contains books written by King Rama V, biographies and his works. Love the place and the wonderful architecture of this building!
Written September 7, 2020
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Peter J
Chiang Mai, Thailand266 contributions
King Chulalongkorn Exhibition
Oct 2019
This exhibit is within a five minute walk of the Grand Palace. It is free and well worth a visit. Theeeere does not seem to be many visitors when I stopped in. It has an interesting collection of displays.
Written October 31, 2019
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bobjanh
Brisbane, Australia1,608 contributions
Very good free to enter exhibition/museum
Oct 2019 • Couples
Located in the impressively restored Thawon Watthu building that is a distinctive colour, narrow and long, running parallel to Sanam Luang as you go from the National Museum towards the Grand Palace, it is well worth entering and having a look at the modern and well presented displays of the life of Rama 5 that takes up about half of the ground floor of the building.

Staff are friendly: seems like this is missed by many people and really should not be. Very interesting.

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Written October 22, 2019
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Ruth C
40 contributions
Great little place to visit
Dec 2016 • Solo
We ended up popping in here by accident as we tried to go to the Grand Palace on a day it was closed to foreigners. However, it turned out to be a very interesting visit.
Written December 19, 2016
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Phiphawin
Amphoe Muang Khon Kaen, Khon Kaen, Thailand251 contributions
Learning center
Nov 2016 • Couples
This is a marvellous place to learn about King Rama V of Thailand. The exhibition is on the Thanwarn Wathu Building just opposite Sanam Luang and the Grand Palace. If you plan to visit this area, the exhibition is also highly recommended but you need an hour at least to absorbed and explore.
Written November 19, 2016
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Anan C
336 contributions
Near Grand Palace Just 5 Min Walk
May 2016 • Solo
This exhibition is worth to visit. All visitors will know more about our Thai beloved King Rama V's story presenting in 7 halls. This is momorial for the century of the King Rama V's dealth that it has opened since 23 Oct 2010. I came across this place after the Grand Palace visit. Inside the hall has the air conditioning that you can relax with the interesting story especially Free admission. It closes on Mon - Tue and public holiday (opening hour is 9.00 -16.00 hr)
Written May 22, 2016
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sanghaya
Philippines437 contributions
Interesting and well-curated
Mar 2016 • Friends
We came across this place accidentally on our way to our intended destination. This place is clean and neat. And the best thing about this place, it's free.

We were the only ones inside the museum that time so we were able to take our time looking at artifacts and reading.

The place is well-curated. Items are properly labelled. Historical facts and information are well-presented as well.
Written April 17, 2016
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Aixa Lopez
Buda, TX19 contributions
Surprisingly interesting
Jun 2015
Interesting information done very well. All the media was presented very well.

Great place to stop to cool off after touring the grand palace.

Clean toilets with Air conditioning.

Free admission
Written June 12, 2015
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updog247
Melbourne Beach, FL242 contributions
Interesting exhibition
Feb 2015 • Solo
Housed in a classic old building between the National Museum and the Grand Palace. This covers the times of King Rama 5 and is worth taking the time to visit. It explores his contribution to Thailand and bringing it into the twentieth century. Many old photographs and exhibits. I don't know how long this free exhibition will be here but I was glad I made the visit.
Written February 28, 2015
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Review M
Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand368 contributions
Don't miss this while in Bangkok
Feb 2015 • Solo
I called this place a museum, but the staff were quick to correct me, it was an exhibition. I stepped inside and at first I was disappointed. Who cares about this? But after 10 minutes I was really eager to learn more about King Chulalongkorn and Bangkok 120+ years ago.

It was an interesting time in history and this was showed on pictures and text displayed at the King Chulalongkorn Memorial Exhibition. This was time well spent and I was really satisfied when I left. And on top of that I had learnt a whole lot of things about King Chulalongkorn

This was a very nice place. Yet another museum that wanted you to learn more. Many interesting pictures and history from Rama V's Thailand. At the end of the 19th century there was a huge change to the world with trains, cars and all the other inventions.

And Bangkok changed as well as you can read about and to see a collection of nice pictures. And Rama V King Chulalongkorn have a very interesting life as well. So I can really recommend this place.
Written February 12, 2015
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