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Queen Savang Vadhana Museum

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Address: Srapathum Palace, 195, Phayathai Road | Pathumwan, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
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+66 2 252 1965

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A Century of Memories

A museum cum residence that you should not miss, located in the city centre behind Siam Paragon and Siam Kempinski Hotel. It is still home to Thailand's Crown Princess. The... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2017
Sarakit C
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Reviewed 28 January 2017

A museum cum residence that you should not miss, located in the city centre behind Siam Paragon and Siam Kempinski Hotel. It is still home to Thailand's Crown Princess. The grounds are beautifully manicured, populated with numerous local plants and trees. The exhibitions depict life in the royal palace over the past century. There is also a restaurant served by... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

The Queen Savang Vadhana Museum is housed in Sra Pathum palace, formerly in use as the Royal residence of Queen Savang Vadhana, grandmother of King Ananda Mahidol and King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the Museum exhibited history about them when they was young a lot of lovely history, beautiful garden !

Thank NarisaB
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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of the museum that should not miss. They provide Audio guide & map in which I can understand each important place in details especially for the marriage place of King Rama9 . For the color of king or queen come from the date of Birth ex Monday is Yellow ; Friday is Blue .This is opened for... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 18 March 2016

- Please note that this palace will opened from the end of December until March. After that it will be closed until December for opening again. The reason is that here is the residence of Thai princess and they don't want to have tourists all the time. - Why you should be here? This palace located at the center of... More 

Thank IG_19julai
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

This was the residence of the Queen Grandmother and the Princess Mother which has been turned into a museum Open from the middle of December 2014 until the end of March 2015, Mondays to Saturdays from 10 am - 3 pm. With an admission fee of 150 baht, student rate 50 baht, a guided tour is given. Lovely big house,... More 

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

We arrived at the museum at noon, they told us to wait an hour for a guide to be available. No on else but my son and I were attending, so we waited in the cafeteria. Communication was difficult and thanks to another lady leaving she managed to interpret for us. Our guide finally arrived and she was very sorry... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 30 January 2015

A very special place which is well worth visiting. The palace was beautifully restored and gives an insight into the way royals used to live in a not-so-distant past. You are given an audio guide in English, but the descriptions are a bit succinct: it would be great if the museum could offer at least one visit per day with... More 

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Reviewed 10 April 2014

We were so surprised to find this hidden gem with a little help of someone working at siam kempenski (super hotel). Normaly only open from october to march (and after reservation) we were lucky to find it open in april still and had the honour to be guided by jenna who gave us the best explanation. We were the only... More 

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Munich, Bayern, Germany
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Reviewed 19 May 2013

Between all the Shopping temples like Siam Paragon, etc in a 2 minutes walk from Siam Kempinski Hotel (via Paragon Mall) you discover one of Bangkok's most beautiful Palace Museums! Ask the nice & very helpful Information in Siam Paragon for direction! The hidden Place in a beautiful tropical garden offers an intimate view of how the mother and grandmother... More 

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Singapore River, Singapore
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Reviewed 16 February 2013

Visited -Jan'2013- 5 mins.walk from Siam Kempinski Hotel (via Siam Paragon Mall). Ask the Hotel's Concierge for direction, they will kindly oblige. Charge -100 baht ($4 Sin). An intimate view of how the mother and grandmother of the present Thai King lived. Very interesting anecdotes of royal life in those days (80+ years ago ) when the present King was... More 

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