Princess GalyaniVadhana Institute of Cultural Studies
Princess GalyaniVadhana Institute of Cultural Studies Princess GalyaniVadhana Institute of Cultural Studies is located in Prince of Songkla University in Pattani province. The institute is divided into 2 sections. The first section is PhraTephayanMoli Museum that exhibits the story, work, and the belongings of PhraThamMoli such as Buddha image, graven image, votive tablet, small Buddha image, antiques, Chinese porcelain, European porcelain, Thai-Chinese porcelain, medallic, money and notes for example. The second section is Folkloristic Museum that exhibits educational knowledge on specific stories, which are categorized into different parts. For instances, Thai-Muslim architecture in southern border provinces of Thailand, local tools and items, local performing arts, antique tools used by the people before history from the first community in the history record of Yarang Ancient Town such as porcelain, and also the local belief and technology. Tourists or people who are interested in visiting Princess GalyaniVadhana Institute of Cultural Studies, it is opened Monday-Friday at 9.00-11.30 hrs and 13.00-16.00 hrs except official holidays with free of charge. For visiting in groups or require an expert guide, you can contact in advance at the office of Princess GalyaniVadhana Institute of Cultural Studies, Prince of Songkla University, Mueangdistrice, Pattani, 94000. Call 0 7331 3930-50 ext. 1472, 1473, 1476 and 0 7333 1250 or fax 0 7333 1250.