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after a long long trip through the (in)famous Thai traffic that took for hours, we arrived at the museum that should have been open till 22H00, we arrived at a place where nobody seemed to speak or understand english - the site on TA is...More
We really enjoyed our visit here. It shows a history of Phuket, Thalang and Thailand.
The history of the nearby monument in the roundabout is explained.
They have kindly translated the information into English and the staff are welcoming and eager to assist.
I first visited in 2012. Not much there, but, it is interesting to see the history of Phuket.
I went again in December of 2015. The museum has deteriorated.
There use to be a large grassy field between the building and the road. There were...More
Lovely to whole families out enjoying themselves together. There are a few traditional venders with Thai food but although there is a toilet block it's really filthy. Nice beach but no seats for oldies like us.
The National Museum is open Wednesdays-Sundays from 9:00-4:00. It's closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and public holidays. There are two outdoor exhibits including one on the sea gypsies and traditional food in Phuket, but unfortunately the information presented is only in the Thai language.