Jim Thompson House

6 Soi Kasemsan 2, Rama 1 Rd, Bangkok, Thailand, 10330 | map | directions

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Former home of American businessman James H.W. Thompson who moved to Bangkok and started the Thai silk industry after World War II.

Today, his home is a museum of classic Thai structures that contains his amazing collection of Asian art from the 1950’s and 60’s.

Open daily, with a guided tour. Jim Thompson House can be reached by the skytrain at National Stadium Station (Exit 1).

metro : BTS: National Stadium

weekday: 09:00 - 17:00

weekend: 09:00 - 17:00

venue: attraction (旅游景点) | features: cafe, restaurant, shop (咖啡馆, 餐厅, 铺子) | attracts: All types

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last updated: 11-03-2018



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  1. Interesting

    “Had a couple of hours free and decided to visit (based on this site suggestion). Easy to find from the National Stadium BTS - just down a side street immediately before the Holiday Inn Hotel.

    Entry fee of 150 baht includes a 30 minute guided tour of the house in English (tours in other languages were also available). More interesting that I thought it would be. Nothing to do with silk making, more about the man himself and the history of the house and its contents.

    There is a shop where you can buy JT products and a good café / restaurant.“


      on 04-02-2017 | Reply Problem with this review?

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