Explore Bangkok national Museum, the first ever public museum of Thailand, situated in Bangkok.


he first public museum of Thailand, Bangkok National Museum holds Thailand's precious antiques and eclectic art. Situated in the former palace of Thailand, the museum was originally created by King Rama IV to store all the antique gifts and possessions his father had gifted to him. A visit to this museum is must if you are into antiques and glories of past plus, it is a nice way to understand the core of Thai culture through its history. From paintings and artifacts to traditional clothing and equipment, armaments, idols of gods and goddesses, weapons, antiques and symbols with historical relevance, the museum depicts the rich ancient culture of Thailand.


9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Good to know

  • The Bangkok National Museum opens from Wednesday to Sunday. It usually takes approximately 1 to 2 hours to tour the whole museum. Photography is not allowed inside the museum galleries.


Na Phra That Alley, Khwaeng Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Khet Phra Nakhon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10200, Thailand
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