Want to go on a short trip? Thailand is calling! It is the most popular destination with exotic islands and beaches. Enjoy the street food and the tuk-tuk rides, and grab the chance to learn more about Thailand from the great museums. They will help you discover the latent potentials of the place.
One of the Most Famous Museums in the area, the Southeast Asian Ceramics Museum stands in the Rangsit Campus of the renowned Bangkok University. It looks like a partially submerged kiln. The Ceramics Museum was opened to the public in 2005, though it was initially founded in 2000. About 2,000 ceramic items are displayed. The progress of Southeast Asian ceramics is also demonstrated here.
Southeast Asian Ceramics Museum
The Museum has a lot of different parts and exhibits, though it starts with the display of pottery recovered from archaeological sites, thought to be from between 1380-1430 and originating from all over Southeast Asia. The display then goes on to show various ceramics that were traded from 1488 to 1505, from locations such as Thailand, China, Vietnam, and Myanmar. The third part displays items from 1520-1560. During this period there was a tough competition between Thai and Chinese ceramics. Thai produced underglaze black ware while the Chinese made blue and whiteware.
National Science Museum
The National Science Museum is one of the Top Best Museum In Thailand and can be found at Klong Luang Pathumthani Thailand, Klong 5.
The National Memorial
The plan entails that the location will eventually have a grand total of a commercial center and no less than 4 museums, with the Science Museum being the first museum. Children and students do not have to pay any entrance fee. The Natural History Museum offers a look at one of the best displays of the preserved remains of different plants and animals, along with a close look at their history. The Information Technology Museum, which focuses on the same subject, is planned to be the third museum, with the Ecology and Environment being the fourth. These two museums are not yet opened to the public.
The Thanyaburi Campus of the Rajamangala University of Technology houses The Lotus Museum, a well known Museum in Thailand which was founded back in 2000. The aim is to collect Thai, foreign and hybrid lotus species. It is also for research work. It researches on practical applications and uses for the different parts of the plant. The museum also houses a lotus botanical garden, dedicated to the preservation and propagation of the flower. There are numerous lotus species, in pots and ponds, including the Mangkala Ubol species. The museum is open every day, from 8:30 am-4.30 pm. Admission is free.
One can witness a collection of military uniforms, and insignias. There are miniature as well as life-size mannequins to depict important battles throughout history. At the entrance, there is a beautiful arch where you can see a collection of art pieces, and a magnificent statue of King Rama V. You also get the unique opportunity to see one of the best collections of defunct, modern military equipment in the country, with pieces like various patrol boats, helicopters, and even mighty tanks!
Rangsit Science Center for Education
Known in the country as one of the Top Best Museums in the country, The Rangsit Science Centre for Education features no less than a total of 15 galleries featuring exhibits about science and technology, with the overall theme being the prehistoric world, and can be found on the other end of the campus, which in turn is on Rangsit-Nakom Nayok Road. You can find a lot of entertainment there, such as a beautiful planetarium, along with an IMAX theater, which can accommodate a total of 160 people every viewing. Two shows are put up. One is the star show and the other is the full-dome movie show. Premiere telescopes are installed at the dome observatory. However, the center remains shuttered on Mondays and non-business days, like national holidays.
Rare Stone Museum
Rare Stone Museum is located on Rangsit-Patum Thani Road in Pathum Thani. About two thousand rare stones are displayed here. Though the amazing collection is from all over the world. The collection is classified into three categories: river, mountain and cave stone. It is the first and only rare stone museum in Thailand and South East Asia. The museum is open daily from 09.00-17.00 hrs
Supreme Artist Hall
Found at Khlong 5 in Khlong Luang district, the Supreme Artist Hall is famous for its collection. It displays invaluable pieces of art and other accomplishments, in the fields of handicrafts, sports, literature, painting, photography, landscape architecture, sculpture, music, and musical compositions. The biography and pieces of work of all national artists are displayed in a photo gallery and multimedia display, highlighting the fields of literature, performing arts, visual arts, and architecture. The Supreme Artist Hall is open on Tuesday-Sunday from 9.30 am-4.30 pm.