Bangkok Half-Day National Museum Tour

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Overview

Learn about Thai art, culture, and history during this guided half-day visit to the National Museum in Bangkok. Browse a vast array of artifacts showcasing the history of Thailand, and view one of the best collections of Southeast Asian art in the world.

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure

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Discover the vivid history of Thailand during this guided half-day tour of the National Museum in Bangkok. Bangkok's National Museum houses a vast collection of artifacts from all regions of Thailand, ranging from neolithic times to the modern Thai Kingdom.

Opened by King Rama V in 1874 to exhibit the antiques and gifts bestowed to him by his father. Popular items in the museum include Chinese weapons, gold treasures, precious stones, Khon masks, puppets, ceramics, clothing and textiles, woodcarving, and traditional musical instruments from throughout Southeast Asia. The museum also houses a collection of royal funerary carriages, including the massive and still-used Vajayant Rajarot that requires 300 men to pull.

In the company of your expert guide, you'll learn about the full range of Thai culture and history, as well as the traditional significance of Buddhism to the Thai way of life. Murals and sculpture provide the backdrop to learn about the Buddhist, Hindu, Vedic, and Animist traditions that combine to form Thai Buddhism, while textiles reveal the history of Thai royal diplomacy, ancient court life, and the evolution of Thai arts. Additionally, many of the significant remains of the former capitals Sukhothai and Ayutthaya are on display.

Inclusions for Bangkok Half-Day National Museum Tour

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
  • Admission to National Museum Bangkok
  • Services of an expert guide

Exclusions for Bangkok Half-Day National Museum Tour

  • Additional activity costs
  • Personal expenses and gratuities
  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

Cancellation Policy
All sales related to this product are final and non-refundable. In case you wish to cancel the reservation you will be charged 100% cancellation fees.
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2 reviews by the users

  • Great guide....so glad we chose this tour....worthwhile and more.

  • This was the one tour that I had doubts about selecting, but it turned out to be exceptional. Not only was the guide fantastic, the museum itself was absolutely fascinating. Moreover, it was the one part of the palace complex that was not overrun with Chinese tourists armed with selfie sticks and umbrellas.

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