National Museum Bangkok

   
Bangkok
(4)
Start : $0.00
Recommended duration : 2 hr 00 min

Opening Hours

- Opening Days : Wednesday - Sunday 

- Opening Hours : 09.00 - 16.00.


Highlight

- Phra Buddha Si Hing Buddha image

- Sukhothai Lanna Art

- The first stone inscription

- Ganesh, Eastern Java art 

- Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva, Srivijaya Art


Description

- The National Museum Bangkok is the main branch museum of the National Museums in Thailand and also one of the largest museums in Southeast Asia. It features exhibits of Thai art and history. It occupies the former palace of the vice king(or Front Palace), set between Thammasat University, and the National Theater, facing Sanam Luang.

- The museum was established and opened in 1874 by King Rama V to exhibit relics from the rule of King Rama IV's rule. Today the galleries contain exhibits covering the Thai History back to Neolithic times. The collection includes The King Ram Khamhaeng Inscription, which was inscribed on UNESCO's Memory of the World Programme registered in 2003 in recognition of its significance.

- Other than preserving and displaying Thai artifacts dating from the Dvaravati, Srivijaya, to Sukhothai and Ayutthaya periods, the museum also displays extensive collections of regional Asian Buddhist Arts such as Indian Gandhara, Chinese Tang, Vietnamese Cham, Indonesian Java, and Cambodian Khmer arts. 

- Guided tours are offered at the National Museum Bangkok by trained volunteer guides in English, French German and Japanese every Wednesday and Thursday at 09.30.

Credit : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangkok_National_Museum 

Photo : National Museum Bangkok

https://www.facebook.com/nationalmuseumbangkok/ 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangkok_National_Museum


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National Museum Bangkok
Bangkok
(4)
   
Recommended duration : 2 hrs
Start : $ 0.00
Opening Hours

- Opening Days : Wednesday - Sunday 

- Opening Hours : 09.00 - 16.00.

Highlight

- Phra Buddha Si Hing Buddha image

- Sukhothai Lanna Art

- The first stone inscription

- Ganesh, Eastern Java art 

- Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva, Srivijaya Art

Description

- The National Museum Bangkok is the main branch museum of the National Museums in Thailand and also one of the largest museums in Southeast Asia. It features exhibits of Thai art and history. It occupies the former palace of the vice king(or Front Palace), set between Thammasat University, and the National Theater, facing Sanam Luang.

- The museum was established and opened in 1874 by King Rama V to exhibit relics from the rule of King Rama IV's rule. Today the galleries contain exhibits covering the Thai History back to Neolithic times. The collection includes The King Ram Khamhaeng Inscription, which was inscribed on UNESCO's Memory of the World Programme registered in 2003 in recognition of its significance.

- Other than preserving and displaying Thai artifacts dating from the Dvaravati, Srivijaya, to Sukhothai and Ayutthaya periods, the museum also displays extensive collections of regional Asian Buddhist Arts such as Indian Gandhara, Chinese Tang, Vietnamese Cham, Indonesian Java, and Cambodian Khmer arts. 

- Guided tours are offered at the National Museum Bangkok by trained volunteer guides in English, French German and Japanese every Wednesday and Thursday at 09.30.

Credit : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangkok_National_Museum 

Photo : National Museum Bangkok

https://www.facebook.com/nationalmuseumbangkok/ 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangkok_National_Museum

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