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Sirindhorn Museum and Phu Kum Khao Dinosaur Excavation Site

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Visit are Dinosaurs

This Dinosaurs museum is a place to visit with children very educational for them goin back into... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2018
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Interesting destination

This place is a little out of town about half an hour drive. The museum is built on the place... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2018
Bangkok, Thailand
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Highway for 25 kilometers. The museum is around 2 kilometers before you reach Sahatsakhan., Kalasin, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is really interesting - I have been here before and wanted to bring my teenage son. Thai speaker checked the web for opening hours. It should be open all days except Monday. Today is Thursday in early January and it is exceptionally closed -...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JohanM653
Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

Fascinating displays and information. Some humerus translations from Thai to English, but lots of informative information. Especially good for kids, or anyone interested in archiology or evolution. The premise is airconditoned but only has Cafe available on holidays. Lots of street food nearby however. There...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stephen_Alas
Reviewed November 18, 2018

This place is well worth a visit, especially for the dinosaur remains left in situ and under cover nearly 1km from the main museum building. It was an exciting experience to see the remains right where they were discovered and be able to take photos...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stickman1
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

This Dinosaurs museum is a place to visit with children very educational for them goin back into the time of the prehistory. Close to the museum on the temple is a site where you see the remains of a Dinosaurs still in the earth. This...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lucw252
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit. You can spend hours here looking at the fossils and bones. Nearly all of the exibitions are presented in English which is awesome. The excavation site is located up the hill behind the museum (there is no signage) - just walk...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 28, 2018

Second to China, I believe you will enjoy this museum the most in Asia. It is quite complete and give you decent education about dinosaur. I love the excavation site. It is really interesting to see 'real' dinosaur fossil in the excavation site. Here there...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank loyulr
Reviewed April 15, 2018

I have been to other specialist dinosaurs museums, and this is one of the better. The excavation is interesting, and the dinosaur timeline is well done in the museum proper.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank backpack-getn-heavy
Reviewed February 21, 2018

This place is a little out of town about half an hour drive. The museum is built on the place where dinosaurs were dig up in this area 2 decades ago. A good education trip with kid. Museum building design was like the one in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank WitoonTrakarnpruk188
Reviewed January 11, 2018

We came here with our kid. He interested in dinosaur very much. He spent 2 hours for reading and asking lots of questions about dinosaur. We saw kids looking many kinds dinosaur. The explanation plates are very good for kids. Most kids in the museum...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank สมเจษฎ์ อ
Reviewed December 29, 2017

The Sirindhorn Museum and Phu Kum Khao is located about 25 miles from the city of Kalasin. It is also based know as the Dinosaur Museum but actually it is also a known as a research and studies of dinosaur. The exhibit building provide impressive...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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October 9, 2016|
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December 26, 2014|
Response from terryw999 | Reviewed this property |
Bangkok airport to Kalasin Province (where the museum is located) is about 8/9 hours by car. You could fly to Khon Kaen, and hire a car at the airport. KK airport to the museum will take less than 2 hours.