If you are trying to find some fascinating places to visit in Bangkok during your stay, let Hungry Hub present these 5 marvelous spots where you can spend your time enjoying the Thai art and the culture of both the old and modern day.
5 Interesting Museums to Go
1. Bangkok Art & Culture Centre
Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, an art museum in the heart of Bangkok’s key destination “Siam”, gives all visitors the sensation of true art in its 9-stories cylindrical building.
An iconic spiral walkway carried art observers from the first floor to the ninth floor with numerous hanging paintings along the way as companions.
Apart from all those, the capacious museum offers a variety of temporary exhibitions where explorers can pick up some inspiration and good vibrations from.
- Hour: 10:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M. (close on Mon., New Year, and Songkran Festival)
- Location: 939 Rama I Rd, Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330
- Ticket Prices: Free entry (might need to pay the fee for special events)
- Website: Bangkok Art & Culture Centre | bacc.or.th
2. Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall
- Hour: 6:30 A.M. – 11:30 P.M. (close on Sun.)
- Location: 71 U Thong Nai Aly, Dusit, Dusit District, Bangkok 10300
- Ticket Prices: 150 Thai baht for all nationalities (headphones for the history of the throne hall included)
- Website: The Grand Palace – Royal Office
3. Museum Siam
- Hour: 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. (close on Mon.)
- Location: 4 Sanam Chai Rd, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200
- Ticket Prices: 50 baht for students / 100 baht for Thai adults / 200 baht for foreigners
- Website: มิวเซียมสยาม (Museum Siam)
4. Jim Thompson House Museum
Jim Thompson House Museum, the bewitching place owned by the former CIA agent, James H. W. Thompson, is a group of 6 traditional-Thai style houses on 1,600 square meters of land by the Saen Saep canal.
Jim Thompson’s house was once named “the centre of Bangkok’s elite” up until his mysterious disappearance in 1967.
Mr. Thompson collected countless pieces of Thai and southeast Asia artifacts and antiques, all being displayed across the spacious museum, guaranteeing the worthy of visiting to those who decided correctly to drop by.
- Hour: 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
- Location: 6 Kasem San 2 Alley, Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330
- Ticket Prices: 200 baht for adults / 100 baht for visitors under 22 years (ID required) / free entry for children under 10 years of age when accompanied by an adult
- Website: jimthompsonhouse
5. Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall
Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall is a place that will illustrate the origin of Rattanakosin in the form of art.
The exhibition hall presents various angles of the Rattanakosin era through 9 chambers: Grandeur Rattanakosin, The Prestige of the Kingdom, Remarkable Entertainments, Renowned Ceremonies, Graceful Architectures, Impressive Communities, Sight-Seeing Highlights, The Colorful Thai Way of Living, and The Heart and Soul of the Nation.
The place is currently in the process of renovation, but still available on Saturday and Sunday.
- Hour: Sat. and Sun. 9:30 A.M. – 2 P.M.
- Location: 100 Ratchadamnoen Klang Rd, Wat Bowon Niwet, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200
- Ticket Prices: 100 baht for adults (Thai and foreigner)
- Website: www.nitasrattanakosin.com
After all that being shown, Hungry Hub hopes you could mark your favorite places to visit in Bangkok in mind and give them a little drop-by once you step foot in this great city.