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The Jim Thompson House, Bangkok

  • 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.

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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.

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