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Jim Thompson House, Bangkok

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Must see · Architectural Building · Specialty Museum
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Admire the artful curation of traditional Thai design at Jim Thompson House, a complex of buildings collected from across the country in the 1950s and 60s. The brainchild of American businessman Jim Thompson, this estate brings together classic architectural examples in one place and today offers an interesting introduction into traditional Thai arts and crafts, such as silk spinning. Relax under the verandas of the cool, rust-colored buildings, and admire the work of local craftspeople before enjoying a meal at the onsite restaurant. Use our Bangkok online trip builder to arrange your visit to Jim Thompson House and other attractions in Bangkok.
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  • The artifacts in the rooms were interesting, the tour was good - about 30 minutes. The only issue is that you went from room to room, the guide pointed out 1 or 2 things and you moved on. But the... 
    The artifacts in the rooms were interesting, the tour was good - about 30 minutes. The only issue is that you went from room to room, the guide pointed out 1 or 2 things and you moved on. But the...  more »
  • It is one of the historical place that i would recommend to visit. I like th Thai house that keep in good condition and rare item of ancient statue which mostly... 
    It is one of the historical place that i would recommend to visit. I like th Thai house that keep in good condition and rare item of ancient statue which mostly...  more »
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  • What an interesting visit to this beautiful house. Well incorporating Thai tradition in architectural design and interior decorations. The seamless flow between the house and the beautiful garden is my favourite. The onsite restaurant is also very good and serves good wine and meals. The Jim Thompson store is a good stop for luxury gifts. Enjoy
  • Beautiful collection by a true lover of Thailand. Particularly impressed by the fact that this house was built bringing and merging various smaller traditional houses into one. The artifacts from all over Thailand and beyond both have all their own history and beautify the place together. Great for history lovers and interior design enthusiasts alike.

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