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Batcat Museum and Toys Thailand

August 28, 2012
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Batcat Museum and Toys Thailand

A museum that is sure to please kids of all ages is the Batcat Museum and Toys Thailand (พิพิธภัณฑ์ แบทแคท มิวเซียม แอนด์ ทอยส์ ไทยแลนด์). It can be found on the northern end of Srinakarin Road in Bang Kapi district of Bangkok. The museum contains a large collection of superhero figurines and toys. They have one room dedicated to Batman. Their…

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Former Governor’s Residence

December 28, 2011
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Former Governor’s Residence

The former Governor’s Residence has now been converted into a museum. Like some of the other buildings in this area, it was built with a Western influence, mainly French, during the Indo-China War. The museum contains information about the history of Nakhon Phanom and also of the famous Illustrated boat Procession called Lai Rue Fai. Their Majesties the King and…

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Thai Film Museum (พิพิธภัณฑ์ภาพยนตร์ไทย)

September 6, 2011
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Thai Film Museum (พิพิธภัณฑ์ภาพยนตร์ไทย)

The Thai Film Museum (พิพิธภัณฑ์ภาพยนตร์ไทย) is situated in a small building that was once the Sri Krung film studio, Thailand’s first sound film studio. Though small and built with only a 2 million baht budget, this two-storey museum stands majestically and contains precious knowledge and rare movie exhibits, including countless props, movie cameras, pictures, backgrounds, placards, and awards given to…

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Jesada Technik Museum

September 6, 2011
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Jesada Technik Museum

Jesada Technik Museum was founded by Mr.Jesada Deshsakulrith, a Thai businessman with an interest in automobiles and mechanics. While travelling in Europe and USA he had a chance to visit several interesting museums of antique car. This inspired him to start collecting antique and hard-to-find cars for his own collection. Starting from a 1958 Bubble Car brought in from Switzerland…

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King Prajadhipok Museum (พิพิธภัณฑ์พระบาทสมเด็จพระปกเกล้าเจ้าอยู่หัว)

August 28, 2011
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King Prajadhipok Museum (พิพิธภัณฑ์พระบาทสมเด็จพระปกเกล้าเจ้าอยู่หัว)

The building housing the King Prajadhipok Museum (พิพิธภัณฑ์พระบาทสมเด็จพระปกเกล้าเจ้าอยู่หัว) was designed by the French-Swiss architect Charles Beguelin in 1906 in a neo-classical style. It was renovated by the King Prajadhipok Institute to serve as a museum exhibiting a rare collection of King Rama VII’s personal belongings, including photographs, documents and his biography. King Rama VII ruled in a turbulent time of…

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Museum of Siam (มิวเซียมสยาม)

August 20, 2011
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Museum of Siam (มิวเซียมสยาม)

Museums in Thailand have been traditionally boring and dull places to spend an afternoon. Now all of that has changed with the opening of the Museum of Siam (มิวเซียมสยาม) on Sanamchai Road in Bangkok. Located in the former premises of the Ministry of Commerce, the museum is just a short walking distance south of the Grand Palace and Wat Pho. Further…

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Dan Sai Folk Museum (พิพิธภัณฑ์ผีตาโขน)

August 16, 2011
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Dan Sai Folk Museum (พิพิธภัณฑ์ผีตาโขน)

Phi Ta Khon is the most famous festival that takes place in Loei Province in either June or July each year. At Wat Phon Chai, in Dan Sai, you will find the Dan Sai Folk Museum (พิพิธภัณฑ์ผีตาโขน) that goes into great detail about the tradition of the Phi Ta Khon. You will also find examples of the various masks and costumes…

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