King Narai National Museum
This museum was established in 1923 near the royal palace (known as PhraNaraiRatchaniwet) as a collection of exhibition halls. Currently, three historical buildings serve as museums to display a variety of objets d’art, including an impressive collection of Lop Buri-style sculptures and Khmer, Dvaravati, U-Thong and Ayutthaya artwork. Shadow puppetry exhibits are also on display, along with a variety of other art genres. There is a particular focus on the arts and lifetyle of Thailand’s central region in several of the exhibits. Another exhibit is dedicated to the life and accomplishments of King Rama IV. The museum is open every day from 9.00 am-4.00 pm, except for Mondays, Tuesdays, and public holidays. The entrance fee is 30 baht. For further information, please contact 0 3641 1458.