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Interesting collection and historic statement

Museum has a large collection of artefakts and a good visualisation of the history and ethnic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Copenhagen, Denmark
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Small but free!

It was partly under renovation when we visited (April 2018) so it was even smaller than planned... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2018
Bangkok, Thailand
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Mu 13 Thanon Surin-Prasat, Tambon Cha Niang, Surin, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Museum has a large collection of artefakts and a good visualisation of the history and ethnic background for the area. Furthermore the history of the working Elephant. Free entrance.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FrankieAdk
Reviewed 6 December 2018

It was partly under renovation when we visited (April 2018) so it was even smaller than planned, but it had very interesting details on prehistoric Thailand. We were on our way to visit pha taem national park to see prehistoric paintings and we discovered there...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BananaLu
Reviewed 27 June 2018

This museum shows the past history of Surin Province, in good detail. Most Thai museums I have visited, were in the door, 5 minutes later, back out the door. Two floors of artifacts, nicely laid out, and all exhibits explained in Thai & English script...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bob M
Reviewed 11 June 2018

the museum location is a bit far from city downtown, it might not so convenient for the visitor without car or rental taxi. nevertheless, the museum itself has packed with valuable precious information of this surrounding area in term of historical, geographical, cultural etc. in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Huang W
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

A surprisingly good museum with many displays showing the history of the area. When I visited there where not a lot of staff so trying to get information was difficult however there is a little shop and you can but some small trinkets. Depending on...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank E5193YVrobertk
Reviewed 19 April 2018

This museum is set off the highway out of town. It's a hot sunny stroll into the building - but once inside - its quite nice. Signage in English as well as Thai is clear and professionally done. Exhibits provide a nice introduction to the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank rbrech
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

A very interesting free museum right on highway 214 through Surin. Well worth your time to stop and spend an hour. Information is in Thai and English which made it easier and more enjoyable since we are from USA. The exhibits are well thought out...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Sharonkansas45
Reviewed 19 November 2017

For any tourist with even a remote interest in local history, culture and customs, a visit to the Surin National Museum is a must. It is not a large museum by world standards, but it is excellently designed and laid out and has extensive signage...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank David B
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Visited on a rainy day and we were the only guest the hours we spent there. The information booth was unmanned so we were a bit unsure how to behave there but was eventually guided inside. Noone we met spoke English, but since the signs...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank ops76
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We rocked up and were the only visitors at about 13:00 but the staff were helpful and friendly. Everyone (adults and children) were impressed by the exhibition. Having been to quite a few provincial museums in Thailand and Indochina, this one does an excellent job...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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