Museum And The Thai Traditional Medical Training Centre
Under the Developmental Medicine and Alternative Medicine, in the Ministry of Health, this museum is a three-story traditional Thai-style building, located in the Ministry of Health, Tiwanon road.
This museum is located in the Ministry of Public Health on Tiwanon Road. The building of three storeys is remarkably built in traditional Thai style designed by a national artist. The second floor serves as an exhibition hall divided into 7 rooms of the history and evolution of Thai traditional medical profession, traditional medical philosophy as well as Thai traditional medicines. Room 1. Phra Phaisachakuruwaitunyaprapha Hall : the link between buddhist believes and Thai traditional medical profession. Room 2. Thai Traditional Medical Training Hall : the traditional ceremony of showing respect towards traditional medical teachers. Room 3. Evolution of Thai Traditional Medical Profession (from the Sukhothai, Ayutthaya, Thonburi to Rattanakosin period). Room 4. Thai Intelligence in the 4 Regional Medical Profession. Room 5. Thai Traditional Massage : history and equipments. Room 6. Thai Traditional Cuisine : right food for right seasons. Room 7. Medicines : traditional and herbal medicines. In the basement area, there are meeting rooms, library, and bookstore. The natural products and healthy food can be shopped on the first floor of the museum which is also the location of the Thai Medical Profession Healthy Centre, Thai Traditional Medical Remedy and Herbal Sauna and Thai Massage Service with the possibility of being member. Opened daily from 8.30 am. to 4.30 pm. Healthy and Treatment Massage for B.200, Feet Massage for B.150. For more details, please contact 0 2590 2606. What’s more, the museum, which is surrounded by a garden of thousand kinds of herbs, sells herbal food, clean and clear from toxic vegetables and herbal medicines. For those who are interested in taking courses in Thai traditional medical profession, body or feet massage can apply to the Institute of Thai Medical Profession Healthy Centre for a certification of the Ministry of Public Health. For more information, please call 0 2591 0598-9. How to get there; By Bus number 97. Please note that the museum is opened daily from Mondays to Fridays, from 8.30 am.-4.30 pm. Please write to the director of the Department for Development of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine at least 1 week in advance. For more information, call 0 2590 2601.