Chantharakasem National Museum, Ayutthaya

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  • This should be a great museum in old royal palace buildings. However, exhibits and information is poor and the whole place seems run down. Ticket price is higher than other museums in Ayutthaya. If... 
    This should be a great museum in old royal palace buildings. However, exhibits and information is poor and the whole place seems run down. Ticket price is higher than other museums in Ayutthaya. If...  more »
  • I loved the location of this old palace: facing the river and so ensuring a fresh breeze even on the hot day we visited. The buildings are interesting from an architectural point of view: a mixture... 
    I loved the location of this old palace: facing the river and so ensuring a fresh breeze even on the hot day we visited. The buildings are interesting from an architectural point of view: a mixture...  more »
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  • Well maintained but also here the Thais see the "aliens" is ATM's, 20 bath entrance for Thais but 100 bath for foreigners. Paid 7÷ tax this morning on the feul for my car.
  • I am as foreigner who seek a bit of history about the debris of temples that lies all over Ayutthaya.. This really conventional like museum. Cannot give any knowledge if u come here alone.. This museum only able to be fully function for the locals.. maybe.. The staff cannot speak English. I am sure all of the collections they have are precious, but because no proper meaningful explanation, it become meaningless.. I suggest u to make it more interesting, with stories, with audio and visual facilities, like they did in ChiangMai City Arts & Cultural Centre .. Bring the visitor return to d past, as if we are in that age.. Make our more than 3 times admission fee worth it.. Otherwise, it will only be a collections of antiques without any meaning... I gave an extra star because ur staffs, though they can't speak English (while I am sure they equipped with knowledge of the collections they are maintained), still they are nice enough to try.. Attitude is really matter.. 😊

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