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Songkhla early history

The entrance and buildings were great but exhibition wise not as great as at the Folklore Museum at... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2019
Joe N
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Beautiful Architecture

It was eye opener to find out the history of the town. We had a wonderful time walking in the old... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
Aninda_A
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Housed in a 19th-century former governor's mansion, this museum exhibits a collection of artifacts from the province.
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Vichianchom Rd. | Bo Yang, Songkhla 90000, Thailand
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Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

The entrance and buildings were great but exhibition wise not as great as at the Folklore Museum at Koyo Island. Here it exhibit Songkhla history from early years-how this land become an important port for trading, different types of religion, the conquer and conquest of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Joe N
Reviewed March 21, 2019 via mobile

Songkhla National Museum is collection of antiques. Is a place to study about Songkhla history. The tourist often come to see ancient objects. Museum is quiet and shady. Some people come to picnic

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 5, 2019

The museum had a lot of collections..very informative in nature..nice building and nice staff who are very friendly and helpful

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank boonphob
Reviewed January 25, 2019

I really enjoyed this museum. It is very informative. The building has been renovated in a very nice way. Songkhla has very interesting history and this museum explains it very well. A must visit for anyone, I would say

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank FransBetgem
Reviewed November 7, 2018

It was eye opener to find out the history of the town. We had a wonderful time walking in the old house which was turned into museum.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Aninda_A
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

The building housing the Songkhla National Museum was originally built in 1878 by the province's deputy governor. Best you can visit in Songkla to their history. The museum fee is THB.30 (around 90¢) FOC for visitor who is above 60yo. The museum is well organised...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed February 21, 2018

I was unfortunately too late with my timing to be able to go inside this attractive set of buildings near the Old Town proper. It seems that it closes around 4pm. Still quite nice to walk past, but I would have liked to also see...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank KGB777
Reviewed July 2, 2017

u can know more about the trading history, relationship with malaysia and development of songkhla as a port village. pretend to be thai can save some entrance fee. no air con, better bring your water when u go there. can see some models and watch...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank WuTsz
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Lovely setting and building for this museum. Wooden floorboard clean and polished. Helpful staff and English speaking. Many different aspects of life in Songkhla and surrounding areas. Rice and rubber exhibits along with many interesting items of the fishing industry in the area. Not a...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Stevie B
Reviewed November 14, 2016

When i was there, renovation and restoration on going, so only upper floor didn't open for public, the rest, still ok

Date of experience: September 2016
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