King Mongkut Memorial Park Of Science And Technology At Wa Ko
This Science Park was established at Wa Ko in 1989 to commemorate King Monkut (King Rama IV), who is regarded as the Father of Thai Science Study. In 1968 the King made a trip to Wa Ko to witness an eclipse of the sun after his astronomical forecast. A science museum with many sections for youth education, an Aquarium and a butterfly Garden situated in the compound can be visited every day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The park is located at Km.335 of Highway No. 4, about 12 kilometres from Prachuap Khiri Khan and 4 kilometres along a branch road. Call 0 3266 1098 for more information.
Established in Wa Ko in 1989 to commemorate the father of scientific study in Thailand, King Mongkut Rama IV, this science museum contains many elements of youth education as well as an Aquarium and butterfly Garden. The museum was built on the site where Rama IV himself visited to witness an eclipse of the sun he forecasted in 1868. It is located at Km.355 of Highway No.4, about 12 kilometers from Prachuap Khiri Khan and 4 kilometers along a branch road.Contact: 0 3266 1098, www.waghor.go.thhttp://www.tourismthailand.org/See-and-Do/Sights-and-attractions-Detail/King-Mongkut-Memorial-Park-of-Science-and-Technology-at-Wa-Ko–725