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List of museums and art galleries in Bangkok

This is a list of notable museums, exhibitions, and in galleries Bangkok.

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Name District Type Summary
Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall Dusit Historic building
Bang Khun Thien Museum Bang Khun Thian Local Local history, culture, farming
Bangkok Aquarium, Kasetsart University Chatuchak Aquarium
Bangkok Art and Culture Centre Pathum Wan Art Contemporary art
Bangkok Corrections Museum Phra Nakhon Prison Former prison depicting prison life in Thailand
Bangkok Doll Museum Ratchathewi Toy Features over 400 Thai handmade dolls depicting Thai life and culture, as well as costumes from around the world
Bangkok Folk Museum Bang Rak History Lifestyles of middle-class Bangkokians during World War II and its aftermath
Bangkok National Museum Phra Nakhon Multiple Thai art and history
Bangkok Noi Museum Bangkok Noi Local Local history, culture
Bangkok Planetarium Khlong Toei Science Astronomy
Bangkok University Gallery Khlong Toei Art Focus is on more obscure and experimental multidisciplinary art
Bang Rak Museum Bang Rak Local Part of Bangkok Folk Museum
Bank of Thailand Museum Phra Nakhon Numismatic History of Thai currency and the Bank of Thailand
Benchamabopit National Museum Dusit Religious Buddhist temple with displays of religious art about Buddha
Gem and Jewelry Museum Bang Rak Gems, minerals, mining, jewelry
Grand Palace Phra Nakhon Religious including the Museum of the Emerald Buddha Temple
H Gallery Bang Rak Art website. Contemporary art including paintings, photography and textiles from Thai and Asian artists
Hall of Railway Heritage Chatuchak Railway History of trains, includes steam engines, train models and miniature trains
Jamjuree Art Gallery Pathum Wan Art Operated by Chulalongkorn University, student art and works by rising artists
Jim Thompson House Pathum Wan Historic house Complex of old Thai buildings displaying historic styles and featuring a collection of Asian art and antiques
Kamthieng House Museum Watthana Historic house Run by the Siam Society under royal patronage, 160-year old traditional teakwood house representing traditional Lan Na Thai way of life
King Prajadhipok Museum Pom Prap Sattru Phai Royal life
King Rama VI Museum Phra Nakhon Military history
M.R. Kukrit's House Sathon Historic house Home of former Prime Minister of Thailand M R Kukrit Pramoj
Madame Tussauds Pathum Wan Wax website
Museum of Buddhist Art Suan Luang Art
Museum of Counterfeit Goods Yan Nawa Law enforcement
Museum of Imagery Technology Pathum Wan Photography Development of cameras and photography, science and art of photography, operated by Chulalongkorn University
The Museum of Siam History
National Gallery of Thailand Phra Nakhon Art Classical and contemporary arts of renowned Thai artists
National Museum of Royal Barges Bangkok Noi Maritime
Phaya Thai Palace Museum Ratchathewi Historic building
Plai Nern Palace Khlong Toei Historic building
Prasart Museum Bang Kapi Art Private museum with antiques from all Thai periods
Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre Thawi Watthana Ethnography Regional anthropology, archaeology, history, art history, culture, ceramics
Queen Sirikit Gallery Chatuchak Art Works of acclaimed and young Thai artists
Rare Stone Museum Pathum Thani Province Natural history Gems, minerals, fossils
Royal Elephant National Museum Dusit History Also known as Chang Ton National Museum. Exhibits about the history and role of the white elephant as a royal symbol.
Royal Thai Air Force Museum Don Mueang Aerospace Airplanes and aviation equipment used by the Royal Thai Air Force
Samphanthawong Museum Samphanthawong Ethnic History of early Chinese immigrants
Science Centre for Education Khlong Toei Science Hands-on interactive science and natural history exhibits
Silapakorn University Art Gallery Phra Nakhon Art Operated by Silapakorn University, contemporary art
Silpa Bhirasri National Museum Phra Nakhon Art Modern art
Siriraj Medical Museum Bangkok Noi Medical History of modern medicine in Thailand, exhibits include anatomy, congenital disorders, forensic pathology, pathology, Thai traditional medicine, toxicology
Span's Cultural Gallery Don Mueang Art Arts centre with heritage of Thai and international folk costumes
Suan Dusit Art Gallery Dusit Art
Suan Pakkad Palace Ratchathewi Art Groups of traditional Thai houses displaying antiquities, sculpture, musical instruments, decorative artifacts; includes the Marsi Gallery
Tadu Art Gallery Art Thai contemporary art and culture
Tang's Gallery Art Chinese contemporary art
Thai Art Gallery Art Located in Siam Paragon
Thai Bank Museum Chatuchak Economics Evolution and development of the country's financial and banking systems
Thai Handicraft Museum Dusit Art
Thai Human Imagery Museum History Located in Nakhon Pathom Province, fiberglass figures reflecting Thailand's history
Thai Labour Museum History History of the labour movement in Thailand
Thai Life Permanent Exhibition Hall History Located in the Thailand Cultural Centre, history of the Thai people and different aspects of Thai culture
Thai Philatelic Museum Phaya Thai Philately Stamps and the postal system
Thavibu Gallery Art Thai, Vietnamese and Burmese contemporary art
Siam Ocean World Natural history Located in Siam Paragon, aquarium
Varadis Palace Historic house
Vimanmek Palace Dusit Historic house Former royal palace of King Rama V, features mementos, photographs, personal art and handicrafts, and serves as a showcase of the Thai national heritage
Sombat Permpoon Gallery Wattana District Art Gallery The largest commercial art gallery in Thailand. Founded in 1979 is one of Thailand's leading collectors of Thailand's national artists.[1]
Rock Around Asia Gallery Novotel Hotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Art Gallery Southeast Asian Art, Contemporary Art, Khon Masks, Marbles, Paintings, Earthenware

Defunct museums

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