Nowadays, the sight of a wooden Thai-style house in the heart of Bangkok is a rarity. Ms.Waraporn Surawandee is a proud owner of one. She converted her ancestor’s home that was built before World War II into a private museum called “Bangkok Folk Museum”, giving Bangkok another historical tourist destination.
Centre Of Khon Mask Making At Saphan Mai Community: Khon is a branch of Thai traditional theatre in which the performers wear masks called “Hua Khon” or Khon heads. They usually perform scenes from Ranmakien, the Thai version of the Ramayana epic.
Children’s Discovery Museum is the first children museum in Thailand. Located on the northern edge of Chatuchak Weekend Market, the museum has 8 galleries of 123 exhibits and activities located in 3 buildings and 1 outdoor space.
The Jim Thompson House is the home of James H.W. Thompson who came to Thailand as an officer in the US Forces during World War II, a self-made American entrepreneur who was the founder of the world renowned Jim Thompson Thai Silk Company.
The place where is interestingly and graciously which located on the opposite of the National Theatre is the National Gallery. Although probably not immediately recognized as a country of art, a visit to Thailand’s premier art gallery soon explodes this myth.
The National Museum is the largest museum in Southeast Asia and an excellent place to learn something about Thai Art.
Nelson Hays Library is worth a visit for its interesting history and its art gallery. The library was founded on January 25, 1869 with the name Bangkok Ladies Library Association.
On the banks of the Bangkok Noi Canal off the Chao Phraya River near Phra Pin Klao Bridge, is a huge boathouse that displays eight of the over 50 barges that make up formal precessions. Those are the product of the finest Thai craftsmanship.
Siriraj Museum: King Rama V founded Siriraj Hospital in 1888 aiming to provide modern medical treatment for Thai people. While the hospital was under construction, HRH Prince Sirirajgaguthapan, the fifth son of Queen Sri Bajarindra, fell ill and died of cholera.
The Suan Pakkad Palace is the first museum in Thailand where the owner, their Royal Highnesses Prince and Princess Chumbhot of Nagara Svarga, decided to convert their private residence, built in the traditional Thai style opened in 1952.
Anyone planning a trip to Thailand may enjoy visiting the Bangkok Dolls House and Museum. Located in an obscure area of Pratunam, it has a beautiful setting according to Thai history and literature. The museum has a large collection of hand-made dolls in traditional costumes made by master doll makers from all over the world.
As you drive into Samut Prakarn Province from Bangkok, you can’t help but notice THE THREE-HEADED ELEPHANT. The size and the structure attract tons of people to worship it.
The Queen’s Gallery Foundation was established in August 2003 in response to the gracious wish of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit to provide a permanent home for the exhibition of a wide range of Thai visual arts especially paintings and sculpture.
The palace in the Clouds, a three-storey world’s largest golden teak building with 81 rooms, originally built in 1868 as a summer house on the Si Chang Island, it was moved to Dusit Hall in 1901 and, quite understandably, soon become King Rama V’s favorite place.