Explore Jim Thompson House- Suan Pakkad Palace Museum in Bangkok

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Visit the house of Jim Thomson, founder of the Thai Silk Company, who's house has been transformed into a splendid museum full of Southeast Asian art and pay a visit to the magnificent Suan Pakkard Palace, the former home of Prince Paripatra.

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Visit: Jim Thompson House, 6, Soi Kasem San 2, Rama 1 Road Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand

Travel to the Jim Thompson house, in the heart of Bangkok’s city center: start by learning the story of the American businessman and traveler, who made it his life’s work to bring Thai silks to the world’s fashion houses, then explore his remarkable home.
This is one of the best places in Bangkok to see traditional Thai teak homes, as Thompson assembled his using historic houses shipped to Bangkok from around the country. Find out what is known — and what remains a mystery — about Thompson’s 1967 disappearance in the Malaysian jungle, then explore the collection of art that he assembled during 25 years in Thailand.
Before leaving the museum, you’ll have time to visit the small gift shop with reproductions of artists Vessantara Jataka and Brahma Jati, and enjoy...
Visit: Jim Thompson House, 6, Soi Kasem San 2, Rama 1 Road Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand

Travel to the Jim Thompson house, in the heart of Bangkok’s city center: start by learning the story of the American businessman and traveler, who made it his life’s work to bring Thai silks to the world’s fashion houses, then explore his remarkable home.
This is one of the best places in Bangkok to see traditional Thai teak homes, as Thompson assembled his using historic houses shipped to Bangkok from around the country. Find out what is known — and what remains a mystery — about Thompson’s 1967 disappearance in the Malaysian jungle, then explore the collection of art that he assembled during 25 years in Thailand.
Before leaving the museum, you’ll have time to visit the small gift shop with reproductions of artists Vessantara Jataka and Brahma Jati, and enjoy the serene atmosphere of the lush, tropical gardens that surround the house.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Visit: Suan Pakkad Palace Museum, 352 - 354 Sri Ayudhya Rd Rajathevi, Bangkok 10400 Thailand

Join other Thai culture and architecture enthusiasts at Suan Pakkad Palace, a museum complex of renovated houses from all over Thailand. See artifacts and antique objects representing the arts, crafts, and traditions of Thailand in each house. The palace was formerly home to Prince and Princess Chumbhot, who made it a museum in 1952.



Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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  • admisson ticket
  • Transfer
Departure Point
Jim Thompson House, 6, Soi Kasem San 2, Rama 1 Road Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand
8:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
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