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National Museum

National Museum Review

There's no better place to acquaint yourself with Thai history than the National Museum, which also holds one of the world's best collections of Southeast Asian art. Most of the masterpieces from the northern provinces have been transported here, leaving up-country museums looking a little bare. You have a good opportunity to trace Thailand's long history, beginning with the ceramic utensils and bronze ware of the Ban Chiang people (4000–3000 BC). There are free guided tours in English on Wednesday and Thursday; they're usually given at 9:30 am.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Na Phra That Rd., Old City, Bangkok, 10200 | Map It
  • Phone: 02/224–1333
  • Cost: B200
  • Hours: Wed.–Sun. 9–4.
  • Metro Skytrain: Hua Lamphong.
  • Location: The Old City
Updated: 05-07-2013

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