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Kamthieng House Museum (The Siam Society)

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This is the headquarters of the Siam Society, whose mission is to preserve and promote Thai culture and heritage.
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131 Sukhumvit Soi 21 Road, Bangkok, Thailand
Nana
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+66 2 661 6470
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s right around the corner to Terminal 21 and anyone around the area should go visit!! Beautifully preserved setting of what it was like hundreds of years ago. What was totally amazing is that this beautiful place is right in the busy center of Bangkok...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 0dianaa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Right amongst busy streets and hotels is this small northern Thai museum constructed from original houses moves from Chang Mai. 100Bht to learn a little about northern Thai communities in this quiet place was great value

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

This house museum shows a traditional northern Thai house in the heart of downtown Bangkok. It was a nice, peaceful history lesson during my trip. I really enjoyed the traditional songs being played at a couple of locations in the house. I thought the displays...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

A lovely way to share a bit of the history and the way of life of the Lan Na community. Consisting of the main house where the family eat, sleep, socialise, the cookhouse where they cook their meals and storehouse, the museum was well presented...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

While me and my travel buddy are waiting for our flight to go back home we've decided to find this old house within the city. We rode from BTS ( NANA Station) and to the next station only and from the big mall ( Terminal...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Leeyo B
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Wanted to mix in a bit of culture & Kamthieng House was the perfect fit. The guide was quite nice and took her time pointing out the many interesting aspects of Lanna Lifestyle way back when. Just a short walk from the BTS but best...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

First of all note that the map on TA indicates this house is just beside the Nana subway stop- it is not, it is just a few meters from the Asok stop( but find the right Asok exit) I took a taxi here. It is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Lesterbeach
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This is truly a gem as intact Lanna houses are rare in Thailand. An excellent thing to see after visiting the Lanna Museum in Chiang Mai which does not have such a building on site. Cost is 100 baht.One hour will do it. This is...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Kai S
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Located behind Emquartier mall. Small but nice museum/reconstructed house that gives you an example of life in a traditional Lanna house. Worth checking it out for 60 minutes at only 100 baht. Bring bug spray. The only bites we got in BKK were here.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely little place to have a walk around If you need a break from the shopping centres :) 100bht entry & quiet

Date of experience: June 2017
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Response from cynicalwitch | Reviewed this property |
It's open 9am-5pm. As for fee, I think it's nominally free, but they do encourage you to contribute to its upkeep. When I was there, the person in charge asked for a contribution/donation, which you put in a box at the... More
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