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Pipit Banglamphu History Museum

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8 Jul 2018
“Very interesting Museum for Thai culture and history”
3 Jun 2018
“Walk and learn in the museum”
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Phra Sumen Road | Chana Songkhram, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
+66 2 629 1850
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

I was impressed by this museum. Very interesting of Thai culture, history and lifestyle. The museum is very clean, cool and comfortable to walk around. Very clean bathroom. You have to take off shoes (Thai custom anyhow) to get inside. Super friendly staff. Interesting exhibits...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank SaraRock2017
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Pipit Banglamphu is one of the new museum in Bangkok. There is a new one situated in Banglamphu area, near the Phra Sumen Fort. The day I came here there was no ticket, it was free entrance!!! But you have to get along through by...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Although the air conditioning was welcome, the few rooms in this small facility don’t display much. In addition, most of the displays contain very poor English that is very hard to understand.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank mrsirin
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Small but interestin place. Makes travelling in the areas alot more interesting and meaningful. The guide was knowlwdgeable but like most museums in the area, they tend to talk very fast and we have less time to really read the information signs. The place is...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Amy R
Reviewed August 29, 2016

All big cities in the world have their own stories. the most interesting of them are not only the thing being today, but it's all they have been. Banglamphu is an area which has been located in the central of Bangkok, but back to 200...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 27, 2016

- the museum is small but there're a lot of things to find out about old town zone of Bangkok "Bang Lamphu", how it was built - close to tourist attractions e.g. Pra Sumen fort, Choa Praya River, Khaw San rd. - clean toilet -...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Honey C
Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

I was planning to go to Phra Sumen when it started to rain so I decided to visit this museum. I was able to go into the lobby of the musem but unfortunately it was already close since I arrived at about 6pm. I was...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Helde2014
Reviewed May 22, 2016

The actual section about the local history was quite interesting with some interactive features. Howvere you have to take a tour to get to this and the tour is only in Thai. The signs are in English also. The tour takes you through a section...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank TravelGiraffe13
Reviewed August 22, 2015

The museum is located close to fort Phra Sumen, so you should combine both. In the museum they have rebuilt scenes of daily life of the Bang Lamphu community 50-150 years ago, such as school, grocery, coffee shop, pharmacy, artisans, etc.. Highly educational

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank pierremichelshanghai
Reviewed March 2, 2015

Modern museum located between the Fort Phra Sumen and the gas station there is no sign in english but is in an old ( and updated) treasury building. The lower floor has an exhibition to commmemorate Her Majesty the Queen's 82nd birthday. Another room on...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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While you’ll see skyscrapers in most parts of Bangkok,
it’s the gilded roofs of ancient pagodas that adorn
the skyline of Banglamphu, the city’s historical and
most touristic district. Hordes of tourists flock to
this area to tick quite a few must-see attractions off
their to-do list, with the Grand Palace being the most
spectacular of them all. Banglamphu is also home to
Bangkok’s infamous tourist ghetto, centered around
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