Arts of the Kingdom Museum Review, Bangkok, Thailand

Arts of the Kingdom Museum Review, Bangkok, Thailand



This post is a Arts of the Kingdom Museum review.

Arts of the Kingdom Museum, also known as The Ananta Samakom Throne Hall, is found a couple of km north of Khao San Road in Bangkok.

Being in Bangkok was mainly a logistical stop on my way to Kanchanaburi so the Arts of the Kingdom Museum is basically the only thing I saw worth writing about.

This Arts of the Kingdom Museum review also contains costs, directions, pictures, and other useful information.

Featured Image: Ananta Samakom Throne Hall.

Cost(s): 150THB.

Address: Bangkok, จังหวัด กรุงเทพมหานคร 10300, Thailand. artsofthekingdom.com. +66 2 283 9411.

Arts of the Kingdom Museum Review

On my way out of the KS Guesthouse (where I stayed whilst in Bangkok) I saw this guy sitting on the couch. I can’t remember his name, but it was the same guy I had met in Bagasbas Beach earlier that year! After a bit of a catch up chat he recommended I go see the Vimanmek Mansion. The Arts of the Kingdom Museum was on the way so I popped in for a look.

First I went for a look around the grounds and took a few pictures, and it is lucky that I did because you can’t take anything into the museum, not even water.

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The ticket office and gift shop.

Appropriate attire is required (cover your legs and shoulders). They can rent you a sarong but I make a habit of carrying my own around so that was good. Saved me 50THB.

After looking in the garden I bought a ticket. They give you a locker and then an audio guide once you are inside. There were a lot of tour groups.

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Something they are still building in the garden.

There is a lot of different (and impressive) artworks inside. My favorite was the embroidery. These things are huge and very detailed. Makes you think “holy sh*t”. Kind of reminded me of the Batik in Indonesia.

Unfortunately no pictures. I guess you’ll have to go see it yourself 😉 .

I spent about 90 minutes in the Arts of the Kingdom Museum and then headed to my original destination, the Vimanmek Mansion. It was closed for renovation so I had a few beers on Khao San Road (I don’t drink often but hey, it was xmas eve) and then headed to Cambodia the next day.

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Water fountain out the front of the ticket office.

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