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King Prajadhipok Museum

2 Lanluang Rd. | Registered Heritage Building, Phanfalilat Bridge, Bangkok 10100 , Thailand
662-2280-3413
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Very Interesting and Balanced

Thailand has gone through a tough time the last few years. This museum helps to put current... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
canadian19642015
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London, Canada
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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2 Lanluang Rd. | Registered Heritage Building, Phanfalilat Bridge, Bangkok 10100 , Thailand
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662-2280-3413
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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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

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 .

Thank phutarn
Reviewed 1 June 2016

This is an excellent museum, perhaps the best one to introduce Thai 20th century history. This is a complex and tricky business, and of course one can't say here whatever one wants - all the more, to look at the 1932 events (which by now...More

1  Thank Aethelred
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Museum dedicated to King Rama VII displaying his personal effects, photographs and royal regalia. The exhibitions document Thailand's transition from absolute to constitutional monarchy. Open Tuesdays to Sundays from 9 am to 4 pm and admission is free. Worth a visit.

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 28 July 2015

It was nice to see how simple royalty can be. I found the both the building and the displays interesting to visit. And it was also a welcome break in between two outdoor sightseeing spots in the Bangkok heat, because of the museum's A/C system....More

Thank bejo_hu
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