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Baan Hollanda

Soi Ksan Rua, Klongsuanplu district, Ayutthaya 13000, Thailand
+66 35 245 683
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learn some history in the cosy place

Not far from temple and historical sites in Aydhaya. Spare an hour for museum time, enjoy nice... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2017
Danaiya T
,
Bangkok
Bitterballen

It's impossible to not like this place. You can have Dutch snacks and there is also a musuem floor... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2017
Koendeh
,
Leiden, The Netherlands
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Baan Hollanda is an information center on the history of Dutch-Thai relations. It is located on the same site of the former trading post of the Dutch East India Company (Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie or VOC). There is a permanent exhibition on the second floor and a cafe on the ground floor where visitors can enjoy various coffee menu, Stroopwafels (Dutch waffles) and Dutch snacks.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“dutch snacks” (5 reviews)
“kroketten” (4 reviews)
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Soi Ksan Rua, Klongsuanplu district, Ayutthaya 13000, Thailand
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Reviewed June 11, 2017

Not far from temple and historical sites in Aydhaya. Spare an hour for museum time, enjoy nice coffee with the river view. It worth your time especially in the hot summer day or even rainy season. Place is quiet and cosy, small but all inclusive.More

Thank Danaiya T
BaanHollandaCentre, General Manager at Baan Hollanda, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2017

Dear Danaiya T Thank you so much for your kind feedback. We're glad to learn that you find the overall experience here a pleasant one. Our centre is indeed not far from the historical sites area in Ayutthaya where you can enjoy both the story...More

Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

It's impossible to not like this place. You can have Dutch snacks and there is also a musuem floor about the relationship between Holland and Thailand. But just take a seat and enjoy the bitterballen. Its possible to take short ferry around the corner so...More

Thank Koendeh
BaanHollandaCentre, General Manager at Baan Hollanda, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2017

Dear Koendeh Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know your feedback regarding your visit. We're glad to learn that you like the Bitterballen at our cafe and the exhibition at our centre. It is possible indeed to take the ferry...More

Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Nice place to learn about Holland or to eat Dutch snacks like bitterballen and kroket. It a little hidden and about 200 meter off the road next to the river.

Thank Lisanne-76
Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

Small museum and site but very well put together. The layouts are interesting and informative, and give a good perspective both on the VOC and Ayuthaya in the period. Staff are excellent too. Overall one of the best places I visited in town. Contrary to...More

Thank Alastair M
BaanHollandaCentre, General Manager at Baan Hollanda, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2017

Dear Alastair M Thank you very much kindly for your feedback and thank you for having Baan Hollanda as part of your visit in Ayutthaya. We are glad to learn that you had a great time at our museum. Your comments regarding the exhibition and...More

Reviewed November 23, 2016

very nice information centre about the Thai-Dutch friendship and trade relations from 1604 (VOC) until now. With an interesting and well done museum at the first floor and a great place for coffee, stroopwafel and other snacks at the ground floor. Extraordinary nice staff with...More

Thank Theomeereboer
Reviewed November 7, 2016

I visited the Baan Hollanda museum last year on my second visit to Ayutthaya. I had come specifically to see the ruins of the old Dutch trading base, but really there is nothing left to see except for the foundation. However, I was very impressed...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Baan Hollanda is located on the spot of a former VOC-settlement. In the cafe on the ground floor you can get some real good Dutch specialties like kroketten and stroopwafels. On the top floor a nice small museum tells about the old days, when VOC-ships...More

Thank RobRevet
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

The mighty VOC use to visit Thailand! I didn't know that but it's very interesting to visit the museum for only 50 baht. Find a tuktuk to bring you there instead of biking. And try the Dutch snacks (kroket and frikandel) when you're finished in...More

Thank Jeroen T
Reviewed August 24, 2016

If you're into Thai or Dutch history, this little museum may be an interesting visit, although most of the artifacts are replicas. Of the original Dutch village there's nothing left but some foundation, but it location next to the river is nice and the coffee...More

Thank cinbkk
Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

It was great to learn about my Dutch ancestors and their activities in this area in 1604. Enjoyed typical Dutch food as well. Very nice staff. Don't bike here, take a taxi.

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