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Phuket Mining Museum

Moo 5, Kathu-Ko Kaeo Rd, Kathu, Phuket, Thailand
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Just so so

It seem to be good to visit, for learning a history of phuket especially a Tin Mining. But it was... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
Ruangsak R
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This is a slow self paced museum

I'm not sure how this museum came about. But, it is not the best museum, but it is good. It's not... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
Sandy D
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Kincardine, Canada
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Moo 5, Kathu-Ko Kaeo Rd, Kathu, Phuket, Thailand
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

It seem to be good to visit, for learning a history of phuket especially a Tin Mining. But it was very disappointed for Tin Mining story as museum creator didn't have a knowledge well enough to explain the history which was an important for Phuket...More

Thank Ruangsak R
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I'm not sure how this museum came about. But, it is not the best museum, but it is good. It's not full of flashy things but it does what it is supposed to, in teaching you about Phuket's long and difficult mining history. Don't take...More

Thank Sandy D
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Not many people go here which is a shame because it is a wonderful display of the history of mining and life in Phuket. If you are doing a day trip with a private drivernmake sure you visit here and a waterfall nearby. The drive...More

Thank shardyYorkWA
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Had a dinner organised here for an extremely large group. I think that they had trouble with coping with the numbers. The service was pleasant but slow. The facilities were average and the food was not bad but there was not enough to serve the...More

Thank Derek M
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

The displays in the museums are disappointing - very limited and old fashioned However the building itself is a nice colonial Sino-Portugese building located in a fairly large green area. It is nice to see the grandeur of this place and would make for a...More

Thank JanVanMulders
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Telling the tuk tuk the location of the tin mining museum will get you a look and a long .... pause. Before you commit to the journey, make sure you get the tuk tuk driver to promise to wait for you there because it is...More

Thank hwee h
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Really a lovely place to visit. The amount of effort put into the displays are magnificent. It's worth a visit.

Thank idah14
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

For me it was very interesting place to visit as I usually like every kind of museum. Mining museum had shown very good hostory of Phuket in the past. I would encourage more friends to go unfortuneately the way to reach there quite complicated and...More

Thank Kantima K
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Although situated quite a long way from Patong, we consider that the Mining Museum was well worth a visit. The exhibits were well done and the external area encompassing the previously mined area was also of interest as the sluiced areas were still quite obvious...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 10 July 2015

I enjoy history, so I enjoyed learning more about the early years of Phuket. I thought the items and scenes were quite well done, but the explanations could be better thought through. I kept thinking, "so, how does it affect the way Phuket is today?"...More

Thank derbon
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