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Royal Thai Air Force Museum, Bangkok
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OverviewThe Royal Thai Air Force Museum is located in Don Mueang District, Bangkok, Thailand. It is located on the Phahonyothin road just to the south of Wing 6 of the domestic terminal of the Don Mueang Airport. The museum is open daily from 09:00 to 16:00 every day, except special holidays.The museum was established in 1952 to collect, preserve and restore different airplanes and other aviation equipment used by the Royal Thai Air Force. In addition to one F11C and other rare aircraft, the museum's collection also includes one of only 2 surviving Japanese Tachikawa Ki-36 trainers, the last surviving Vought O2U Corsair, one of 3 surviving Curtiss BF2C Goshawks, a Spitfire and several Nieuports and Breguets.The museum provides details of Thailand's role in World War II. Imperial Japanese forces landed in southern Thailand on 8 December 1941 and after a skirmish of several hours Thai forces were ordered to cease fighting the Japanese. Thailand declared war on Britain and it is said also on the United States in January 1942 and remained a Japanese ally until the Japanese surrender in August 1945. The museum contains several paintings of Thai fighter aircraft intercepting US B-29s, P-38s and P-51s.
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  • My wife's nieces husband is a Captain in the Thai Royal Air Force. We received a deluxe personal tour of the museum. It's a collection of mostly fighters from the Bi planes, to modern jets. My favorit...  more »
  • This museum is near the Don Muang airport. It is a small museum with a surprising interesting collection of planes on display. Covering the entire history of Thai aviation since the very first double ...  more »
  • Free entry museum. Plenty of different models. Everything is well explained in english and easy to understand. Good for adults and kids. 
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  • The Royal Thai Air Force Museum is located in Don Mueang District, Bangkok, Thailand. It is located on the Phahonyothin road just to the south of Wing 6 of the domestic terminal of the Don Mueang Airport. The museum is open daily from 09:00 to 16:00 every day, except special holidays 、 。。 The museum was established in 1952 to collect, preserve and restore different airplanes and other aviation equipment used by the Royal Thai Air Force. In addition to one F11C and other rare aircraft,[1] the museum's collection also includes one of only 2 surviving Japanese Tachikawa Ki-36 trainers, the last surviving Vought O2U Corsair, one of 3 surviving Curtiss BF2C Goshawks, a Spitfire and several Nieuports and Breguets 、 。。 The museum provides details of Thailand's role in World War II. Imperial Japanese forces landed in southern Thailand on 8 December 1941 and after a skirmish of several hours Thai forces were ordered to cease fighting the Japanese. Thailand declared war on Britain and it is said also on the United States in January 1942 and remained a Japanese ally until the Japanese surrender in August 1945. The museum contains several paintings of Thai fighter aircraft intercepting US B-29s, P-38s and P-51s 、 。。 Great RTAF 's Museum 、。。 History of RTAF 、 One of the most interesting stories there 、。。
  • This is a very good place but for some reason none of the taxi drivers know this place. I tried a lot to explain them but they didn't understand finally I opened Google maps and told the directions myself. When we got there the taxi driver was very surprised because he had never seen the place. After finally reaching there we thought we will have to pay another entry fee but no there is no entry fee. we went inside and the place had a very good collection of planes and some of them are enterable and even the souvenir store was quite cheap. One should plan a trip here.
  • I went along on a Monday and the museum was deserted. I got to see it all without any crowds. I really enjoyed my visit as I do like war birds. The MiG and the Saber was my favourite's. Also surprised to see a Spitfire there. Nice little gift shop.
  • This is an excellent place full of aircraft old and new. It costs nothing to get in and one can clamber around the aircraft at will. Great fun.
  • Always love to see some history behind those aircrafts.