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King Prajadhipok Museum

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Great place to learn about King Prajadhipok

This museum covers King Prajadhipok's whole life and has many items that pertain to his life. The... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2018
APinBKK
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Bangkok, Thailand
Good on a hot day if you have time to spare

Spread out over three floors, the King Prajadhipok Museum follows the life of it's namesake from... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
Andrew_Alin
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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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Although this king ruled for only 10 years, his was the last reign of the absolute monarchy.
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2 Lanluang Rd. | Registered Heritage Building, Phanfalilat Bridge, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

This museum covers King Prajadhipok's whole life and has many items that pertain to his life. The displays are informative and are arranged in an appealing fashion. The museum aided in my understanding of Thai history during the first quarter (plus) of the 20th century.

Thank APinBKK
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Prior to visiting this museum I had not heard of King Prajadhipok. Although his life was cut short a way too early of an age, it was his forward thinking ideas such as compulsory education and a democratic government that has helped shape the Thailand...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2017

This museum is in a very nice and well renovated late 19th century building. The key figure is King Prajadhipok, also known as Rama VII and how he was deposed as an absolute monarch in 1932. Through photographs and text you learn a lot of...More

Thank aguhl
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Thailand has gone through a tough time the last few years. This museum helps to put current difficulties in context by pointing to the life and reign of King Rama VII (know during his lifetime as King Prajadhipok). Prajadhipok was King of Thailand 1926-35, during...More

1  Thank canadian19642015
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Spread out over three floors, the King Prajadhipok Museum follows the life of it's namesake from birth to coronation, and through to his death. With a very large collection of mostly photographs, this museum gives visitors a glipse of what Royal life was like. Not...More

Thank Andrew_Alin
Reviewed 30 November 2016

This place has a lot of pictures! And I mean a lot! It highlights the story of King Prajadhipok, his early years, right to his ascension and then abdication and death. It is a pleasant place to visit but not if you are wanting to...More

1  Thank Herwie
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We found the museum by accident while walking around the area after visiting the Golden Mount. We were very surprised to find such a well made and beautiful museum. The admission is free and the exhibits are very informative and provide exiting information about the...More

Thank Mr_Prinz
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The Thais are excellent at history story telling. This museum narrates the turning point from absolute monarchy to constitutional monarchy; how King Rama VII abdicated the throne when he realized he couldn't turn the tide of the political parties. It's rather sad that he had...More

Thank JoshShoeString
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Few objects, costumes, many pictures. This free entrance museum will interest those fascinated by the modern history of Thailand, especially the first half of the XXth century. For a couple of hours in a nice air con temperature (!), you find yourself immersed in the...More

Thank Natchou
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

King prajadhipok museum is very beautiful style building not to far from grand palace and no entrance fee. Like a listing in 1925 .

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