The Jim Thompson House
The Jim Thompson House is the home of James H.W. Thompson, a selfmade American entrepreneur who was the founder of the world renowned Jim Thompson Thai Silk Company. Thompson's achievements during his 25 year stay in the Kingdom of Thailand have won him much fame as the "Legendary American of Thailand". Since his disappearance in 1967, little has changed in the home that was the 'talk of the town' and the 'city's most celebrated social center'. Even today, the charming Thai style house continues to be a key stop for visitors to Bangkok. The house consists of a complex of six traditional Thaistyle houses, teak structures that were purchased from several owners and brought to the present location from various parts of Thailand.This house has gained international recognition after Thompson’s inepxlainable and strange disappearance.
Approximate Price: Adult150 baht and Student 100 baht
Timings: 9am to 6pm, compulsory tours every 20 min
Location: 6 Soi Kasem San 2
Getting There: You can reach this destination by taking the Subway National Stadium exit 1 or by taking a Ferry klorng boat to Sapan Hua Chang Pier.