Four Points by Sheraton Bangkok, Sukhumvit 15 introduces The Museum Siam, where you can discover a series of chronological stories that exhibits the founding ancient of Ayutthaya. It’s located on Sanamchai Road and was founded in 2007 where used to be the Ministry of Commerce building.
The purpose of this Museum Siam is to educate visitors about history of Thai people, national identity and their coherence between neighboring cultures. Under the concept of Play plus Learn or Plearn (in Thai), it means joyously which visitors will enable to enjoy themselves through series of interactive exhibits and shows the development and prosperity era of Thailand from the past to present. Of course, there are interesting different themes in each rooms of museum such as history of Ayutthaya, Village Life, Typically Thai, New Ayutthaya Kingdom , Change, Thailand Today, Thailand Tomorrow and more.
Also, you can visit map room where there is an immersive theater a wide panoramic screen for watching movies about ancient. From time to time, the museum has exhibiting and learning activities as well.
Opening hours : Tuesday - Sunday from 10:00 hrs - 18:00 hrs. (Special performances presented every Friday evening at Lan Phloen)
Admission fee :
- Free of charge for children aged below 15 years and height below 150 centimeters, monks, the disabled, and senior citizens aged over 60
- 50 Baht for students aged over 15. 100 baht for Thai adult and 300 baht for foreign adult.
- Group of 5 people or more: 25 baht each for students, 50 baht for each Thai adult and 150 Baht for each foreign adult.
How to get there :
- Take the Silom Line and get off at Saphan Taksin Station (or S6 Station), Exit No. 2.
- Then, take the Chao Phraya Express Boat to Rajini Pier or Ta Tien Pier. Walk towards Sanamchai Road for about 150 meters.
Website : http://www.ndmi.or.th/