Category: Museums

Erawan Museum: A Beautiful Bangkok Museum Inside The Leg Of A Three Headed Elephant

Located just outside the centre of Bangkok in Samut Prakan, the famous Erawan Museum is both a beautiful landmark and home to one of the most extensive and dazzling collections of art in Thailand. What sets this place apart from conventional museums is that it is housed inside a giant bronze statue of a three headed elephant. Named after an elephant featured in Hindu Mythology, the Erawan Museum’s spectacular exterior…

Ancient Siam: The Worlds Largest Outdoor Museum

Want to venture a little further out of the inner city for a few hours? We know the perfect place. Approximately an hours drive out of central Bangkok lies Ancient Siam, also known as Mueang Boran and formally known as Ancient City. One of the worlds largest outdoor museums, this 200 acre city features 109 (mostly scaled down) replicas of Thailand’s most famous buildings, attractions and monuments. The museum is…

Madame Tussauds: Bangkok Wax Museum

Most people are familiar with the world famous wax museum, Madame Tussauds, which began with a lone museum in 1777, and has since expanded to 14 locations all around the world, with the Bangkok location having opened in 2010. The museum located at the Siam Discovery shopping center is extra special however, as it has been singled out to be a more “hands on” interactive display, allowing guests to freely…