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National Museum & Wang Na Palace, Bangkok

  • In the former grounds of the 18th Century Wang Na Palace, The Bangkok National Museum houses the largest collection of Thai art and artifacts in the country. It's definitely worth a visit, especially if visiting nearby Wat Phra Kaew or the Grand Palace. The museum exhibits are arranged into three areas consistent with Thai history, and good English-language descriptions.



    Highlights: This museum includes a funeral chariot hall, featuring carriages used for royal cremations, and many excellent examples of Thai architecture. Free English-language tours given by volunteers are available. Tours are also conducted in German (Thursdays), French and Japanese (Wednesdays).

    Location
    : Na Phrothat Road, near the Grand Palace

    Timings: Open from Wednesday to Sunday between 09:00 - 16:00

    Price: Approximate price is 200 Baht

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National Museum & Wang Na Palace

In the former grounds of the 18th Century Wang Na Palace, The Bangkok National Museum houses the largest collection of Thai art and artifacts in the country. It's definitely worth a visit, especially if visiting nearby Wat Phra Kaew or the Grand Palace. The museum exhibits are arranged into three areas consistent with Thai history, and good English-language descriptions.



Highlights: This museum includes a funeral chariot hall, featuring carriages used for royal cremations, and many excellent examples of Thai architecture. Free English-language tours given by volunteers are available. Tours are also conducted in German (Thursdays), French and Japanese (Wednesdays).

Location
: Na Phrothat Road, near the Grand Palace

Timings: Open from Wednesday to Sunday between 09:00 - 16:00

Price: Approximate price is 200 Baht