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Welcome to Bangkok National Museum

Bangkok National Museum

Originally built in 1782, the National Museum is located within the grounds of the Royal Palace, just a 15 minute walk from the palace of the Emerald Buddha, and displays thousands of artefacts ranging all the way from Neolithic times to present day. It is known as Thailand's central treasury of art and archaeology. Many of the actual buildings are works of art themselves, surrounded by brightly-coloured pavilions and boasting some of Southeast Asia's most ornate jewellery and historical treasures.

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Na Phra That Rd
Thai is the official language, although English is widely spoken in tourist areas.
The unit of currency is the Baht (THB), which is divided into 100 satang. Currency can be exchanged at the airport, banks, hotels and bureaux de change. Banks are open Monday to Friday. ATMs are available in most cities and tourist resorts. Most large hotels and shops accept travellers cheques, but a better rate will be given at banks. Most major credit cards are accepted at hotels and larger businesses.
Opening Times
Open Wednesday to Sunday from 9am - 4pm. Free English-language tours: Buddhism culture on Wednesday 9:30am; Art, culture, religion on Thursday 9:30am
GMT +7.
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