Jim Thompson house tour and museum, Bangkok
Jim Thompson house museum
Jim Thompson house is now a museum that exemplifies the very best in Thai architecture. Constructed in teak wood, the house contains numerous sculptures and items that were in everyday use 40 years ago. Jim Thompson revitalised the Thai silk industry but on a trip to Malaysia in 1967 he mysteriously disappeared. The Jim Thompson museum lies by one of Bankok’s canals and there are regular guided tours around the house and delightful garden.
The museum is now by a foundation and the facilities are excellently maintained and run. Thai culture is visibile on display and the house is broken down into many parts including the:
- Painting Pavilion
- Silk and Gold Pavilions
- Drawing room and terrace
- 5 main rooms
Open: Monday - Sunday's from 9am through 5pm.
Cost: Prices start from 50 Thai baht.
Location: Soi Kasemsan Song, Bangkok.
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