Apparently the largest museum in Southeast Asia, this is one of the major attractions in Bangkok. This museum was the first public museum in Thailand, set up under the King Rama V, which now houses Thai art and history. This was located on the grounds of Wang la and showcases gallery filled with Thailand's prehistory to Sukhothai and Ayutthaya eras right through to the modern Thai Kingdom.
Distance From Nearest Airport and How to reach: The distance from Bangkok airport to National Museum is about 35 km and can be reached in 30 mins to 60 mins by a taxi, bus or train.
Nearby Beaches & Attractions: Thammasat University, National Theater, Tha Maharaj, Chao Phraya Tourist Boat
Price For Two: Entry fees for non-Thai visitors is 400 INR or 6.30 USD. There are no entry charges for kids.
Location: Situated at the Na Phrathat Road Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok, Thailand
Any Other Specialty: The National Museum Volunteers offer foreign language tours of the museum. Tours are held in English, German, French, and Japanese.
Best time to visit: The museum can be visited from Wednesday to Sunday from 9 am to 4 pm.
Know before you go: The museum also exhibits regional Asian Buddhist Arts such as Indian Gandhara, Chinese Tang, Vietnamese Cham, Indonesian Java, and Cambodian Khmer arts and a chariot hall which has various carriages including the ones used for royal cremation.
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