Ruean Thai Chaloem Phra Kiat Museum
Ruean Thai Chaloem Phra Kiat museum is located at 104/5 Pin Damri Road, next to the Kamphaeng Phet National Museum inside the wall of the old town of Kamphaeng Phet. Established in honour of His Majesty the King in commemoration of “The Fiftieth Anniversary (Golden Jubilee) Celebrations of His Majesty’s Accession to the Throne”, the museum was constructed from teakwood into a complex of traditional Thai houses of the Central Region. It is divided into 3 sections; namely, the Provincial History, the Resources such as marble, oilfield, etc., and the Ethnology displaying the province’s minorities such as the Muser, Karen, Lisu, and their tribal performances. There is an audio–visual room featuring a multi-media exhibition in honour of His Majesty the King. The province’s local handicrafts, hilltribe and housewife products are also available. In addition, there is a moral education centre operating on Sunday where students in the province are taught and trained how to make handicrafts such as carving and making a garland, as well as about Buddhism and etiquette. The museum is open daily during 9.00 a.m.-4.30 p.m. Admission is Bt 10/person. For more information, please call Tel: 0 5572 2341-2.