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Joy of Museums

Museums, Art Galleries and Historical Sites

Bangkok National Museum

Bangkok National Museum

Bangkok National Museum

The Bangkok National Museum is the main museum of the “National Museums” in Thailand and also the largest museum in Southeast Asia. Focused on Thai art and history it is housed in the former palace of the vice-king or Front Palace.

The museum preserves and displays artefacts from Dvaravati and Srivijaya, to Sukhothai and Ayutthaya period, the museum also displaying extensive collections of regional Asian Buddhist Arts.

Highlights of the Bangkok National Museum

Bangkok National Museum

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“There is nothing hidden that will not become public.”
– Thai Proverb

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Photo Credits: 1) By Supanut Arunoprayote (Own work) [CC BY 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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