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Address: Muang Kao Sub-district, Sukhothai, Thailand
Phone Number: (055) 612167
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The extensive collection of art objects and antiques of the Sukhothai style...

The extensive collection of art objects and antiques of the Sukhothai style are divided into three parts: Ramkhamhaeng National Museum building, Lai Sue Thai Memorial building and the outdoor museum.

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A good stop during mid-day away from the heat

We visited Sukhothai Historical Park at dawn, out for breakfast, and into the park again. After lunch when the heat is max, just visit the national museum. It has the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2016
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Redbank, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

You need more than a day here look look ar everything. A truly beautiful place & one well worth the effort to visit as you will not be disappointed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

We visited Sukhothai Historical Park at dawn, out for breakfast, and into the park again. After lunch when the heat is max, just visit the national museum. It has the replication of Wat Srichum now-closed tunnel, so you know what it is like. Stroll inside the museum and learn more about Sukhothai history, then out to visit the park again... More 

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Thank Bee A
Campbell River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

outside of visiting the unesco park, it is a must to put everything together with a museum visit that will give you a full history along with an impressive display of artifacts. just opposite the main park entrance.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Thailand- land of Buddha, the Buddha teaching was integrated into nation administration since Lanna Kingsom, following with Sukhothai Kingdom, Ayutthaya Kingdom, Thonburi and the latest Chakri Kingdom. Sukhothai story continued the glory of Lanna Kingdom in Northern part, to know it deeper and clearer, pay a vist to this museum. It is located next to the main entrance of Sukhothai... More 

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Queensland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

After visiting the historical park in Sukhothai we spent approx.1hour viewing artefacts and sculptures on display in the air conditioning .There is English signage on most displays showing Thai history and culture in and around Sukhothai , one display of a model village has a running commentary in English explaining the work required of the people living within the village.... More 

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Ban Phe, Rayong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

As a Thai history buff, I really enjoyed this museum a lot, but the layout is not the best. The good part is that there is a lot of English descriptions along with the Thai. This area around Muangkao is rich in Thai history and the museum displays artifacts from the days Sukhothai ruled Siam. BTW if you have a... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

A country cousin's overview of a rich cultural era in SE Asia's history. Worth it but don't expect a first class museum like NY, London, Paris. etc.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Unfortunately much of the museum was closed to visitors which they didn't tell us on the way in (entry 150 baht). There are some lovely exhibits and an interesting reconstruction of the tunnel excavated at Wat Si Chum.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

The cost for the museum is 150 Baht, even though the parks are only 100 Baht! However, it is a nice museum, full of interesting things, well laid out and cool. It is right beside the bus stops so is easy to find. Really worth checking out to see all the old artifacts from Sukhothai and around Thailand. It's also... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Although it's quite a small museum with relatively expensive entrance fee of 150 Baht compared to the 100 Baht for the Sukhothai Historical Park, it provides a very good perspective on the history and context of Sukhothai and Thailand as a Buddhist nation. I really enjoyed the first storey exhibits on the Buddhist narratives and history of King Ramkhamheang who... More 

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