The charming Jim Thompson House Museum is hidden in the centre of Bangkok’s central Siam shopping district and offers a welcome retreat from the hectic bustle in the area. The complex of 6 traditional Thai-style, teak houses was former residence to the colourful Jim Thompson, founder of the world renowned Jim Thompson Thai Silk Company.
A tour at Jim Thompson House Museum offers an exciting introduction to Thai architecture, design and art along with the fascinating story of its former resident. Evening entertainment includes Thai classical dance, theatrical performances and classical Thai music. For more information check their website.
Guided Tours: Adult 100 baht; Students 50 baht
Location: Central Siam – BTS: National Stadium (exit 1) – Price: Budget