Discover the rich history and culture of Thailand at Museum Siam, a renowned museum located in the heart of Bangkok. Formerly the Ministry of Commerce building, the museum was awarded an outstanding award for its preservation of art and architecture in 2006 by the Association of Siamese Architects under the Royal Patronage of His Majesty the King.
As a learning center on ethnology, anthropology, and other fields related to Thai society and Southeast Asia, Museum Siam aims to instill a deeper understanding and appreciation of the Thai people’s history, culture, and localities, as well as connect the country’s ties with neighboring countries. The museum features modern displays and interactive media, allowing visitors to participate in learning about the historical stories of Thailand. The contents are divided into 14 rooms across three floors, with each room dedicated to exploring a different aspect of Thai history and culture.
In addition to the exhibitions, Museum Siam also offers educational activities and programs for young people and museum enthusiasts. The museum is open to the public and tourists from Tuesday to Sunday (10.00 a.m. – 6 p.m.) and is closed on Mondays. Admission is 50 baht for students, 100 baht for Thai adults, and 200 baht for foreign visitors. Whether you’re a history buff or just curious about Thai culture, Museum Siam is a must-visit destination in Bangkok.