Bangkok Museum and Thing to do in Prasart Museum
Prasart museum is not so popular for things to do in Bangkok or Bangkok attractions amount the tourist. It is a small private museum owned by Mr. Prasart Wonsakoon, the real estate agent.Mr. Prasart is an antique collector which loves ancient art and passion to collect Thai antique and old objects. Within these is Mr Prasart’s personal collection, amassed over many years, covering mostly South East Asia with some European works. It is mainly grouped in themes to represent a particular area or style.
Prasart museum were founded in 1982 as a private museum on his private residence.
Beside his own preference, he also would like to the Thais and other people to see and admire the beauty of the art and talent of the craftsman in the pass. The area of the Prasart museum is a very nice layout. There are a traditional Thai house which enshrines the Buddha statue. Hor Tri on the small pond , which is very nice and colorful. In the garden, the display of antique is and reproduction of a Stupa in Sukhothai style. The Garden is very well layout and serene with is seem to be the perfect place for meditation under the tree on the late afternoon.
Prasart Museum is also has the European-style mansion which is reflection of colonial influence to the South east Asia. The antique collection in this building is well setting which is dished, utensil which were used as the colonization period.
At the Prasart Museum, there are Chinese shine, northern Thai style pavilion and Khmer shine.Some of the objects that decorate is antique and some are reproducing one. Mr.Prasart and his team have spent time to renovated gradually.
By summary, Prasart museum is one of very interesting Bangkok museums for those who love history, craft , art and garden. It is very exclusive museum and impressed by a lot of visitors.You may list Prasart musuem in list of things to do in Bangkok if you love history and garden. You could spend time there for 2-3 hours before continue for other Bangkok Sightseeing, Bangkok attractions or to the airport.
Prasart Museum Location
Prasart Museum is around 20 kilometers away from Bangkok city center. It is located on the way to Suwannabhumi airport on Krunthep Kreta road. Soi 4, Krungthep Kritha Rd., Khlong Chan, Bang Kapi, Bangkok 10240 Thailand
Prasart Museum Fee and open hour
Open Hour Tue – Sun 09:00 -15:00 Prasart museum close on long weekend and national holiday
Fee is 500 -1,000 THB / person which is depend on number of visitor
Reservation is requested before visit. +662379 3601
It is highly recommend to make booking in advance since they are limited number of visitor in each day. It is also travelling around the Prasart Museum must escorted by museum guide only.The special events such as wedding, gala dinner and grand opening of product can also organize at Prasart Museum. Arrange the tour to prasart museum click here.