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Complements the ruins by showcasing some of what existed in Ayutthaya

This museum, though not large, has a big enough collection of artifacts to illustrate the material... read more

Reviewed March 7, 2018
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Good place to start the trip

A good local museum. It's good to start the trip frmo this museum before exploring the ruins, so... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2017
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This museum features gold jewelry, Buddha images, ancient paintings and other objects that were excavated during the restoration of the well-known Wat Ratchaburana.
Ayutthaya, Thailand
+66 35 241 587
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

The museum introduces history of the local kingdom and how the ancient artefacts were discovered. It is a good place to learn key temples and admire the excavated gems. Do note the museum doesn't have air-conditioner.

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Reviewed May 29, 2018

It is a great museum in Ayutthaya. You should visit either the first or the last visit in Ayutthaya province. It is really nice to see the background and history from this museum. You can find an ancient water purifier in a small building. You...More

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Reviewed May 12, 2018

We made the mistake of coming here on our first day thinking we would get some information about the town and the ruins. Nothing, even the majority of the exhibits did not have te information in English. Add to this that it was expensive (150B,...More

Thank SuzannahA
Reviewed April 25, 2018

A spacious museum explaining the history of this once capital city of Thailand and showing some of it's wonderful treasures found in the Prang's. It went through political, commercial and financial history. Always good to put a little background to the places you visit.

Thank marchiles
Reviewed April 1, 2018

This museum located in the center of Ayutthaya Ampure muang provincce .The building was not big and have around 2nd floor only.Thai paid 30Baht and foriegner about 150baht for entry fee.Almost of this museum have the antiques from temple like the door, buddha image and...More

Reviewed March 7, 2018

This museum, though not large, has a big enough collection of artifacts to illustrate the material culture of Ayutthaya during its heyday (1351-1767). According to the museum curator, there are about 2,400 pieces in total on display. Some of these items predate the Ayutthaya era...More

Thank Hansblix
Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

As usual there is no sign of equality between thai people and foreigners, even in a simple museum... Also, no aircon, and it's very hot.

Thank Maxence B
Reviewed October 13, 2017

A museum in this old city is a necessity and in fact, it was in my to do list during my visit My two cents about this museum:- 1. The surrounding was clean and well taken care of, 2. Overall GOOD amount of display items....More

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Reviewed May 5, 2017

Great place to hop over to on a trip around the city. Beautiful woodwork and gold burial pieces, not to mention ample AC!

Thank John P
Reviewed April 11, 2017

A good local museum. It's good to start the trip frmo this museum before exploring the ruins, so you can have some information and see the real artifacts made from ancient gold.

Thank Aina Czarina L
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