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National Science Museum, Bangkok

(4.4/5 based on 25 reviews on the web)
The National Science Museum is a science museum in Thailand. Located in Khlong Luang district, Pathum Thani province, it was officially opened in 2000 to celebrate Queen Sirikit's 60th birthday. The museum is operated under the Ministry of Science and Technology.

In addition to typical scientific exhibits, the museum's sixth floor features exhibits on traditional Thai technologies such as pottery, carving, wickerwork, and metallurgy. The museum's fourth floor examines how Thailand's geography has shaped the Thai people through the centuries.

As of 2006, the museum's first floor held a special exhibit in honor of the Thai king, Bhumibol Adulyadej, or Rama IX. The king celebrated his 60th year on the Thai throne in the summer of that year.

The museum is also known as Queen Sirikit the Great Science Museum; Sirikit is the wife of King Bhumibol. The museum opened with her royal support.
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  • Ideal for children and families. There are activities that children have different knowledge education. Enjoy all day.
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  • To allow children to play with an open mind and wanted to learn. Can be used with adults with? Very easy to understand, fun should come early, because in the same area there are three Museum products.
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  • This museum is located in the Northeast of Bangkok approximately one hour's drive away. We visited both the National Science Museum and Natural History Museum. Both the museums were very well-maintain...  more »
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  • Like other Thai science museums, its excellent for youth to serve passion in science. From my view, it lacks deep science insights and good story telling. Planetarium in Science dome is awesome, recommended.
  • very nice place to learn science in an easy way, a lot of student here everyday, dozens of buses
  • Very good for kids to explore science. Many practices, NSM provides for learning.
  • Very interesting museum, kids love it, they love it pavilion the most!
  • This cool building and cool since exhibition but it far from Bangkok but nice Ticket 100BTH you can go to science museum , Natural history museum, Information technology museum .