Bangkok National Museum
The Bangkok National Museum (Thai: พิพิธภัณฑสถานแห่งชาติ พระนคร) is the main branch museum of the National Museums in Thailand. It features exhibits of Thai art and history. The museum is located in 4 Na Phra That, Bangkok 10200, Thailand, occupying the former palace of the vice king (or Front Palace), on the northwest corner of Sanam Luang square.
The museum was established and opened in 1874 by King Rama V to exhibit relics from the rule of King Rama IV's rule. Today the galleries contain exhibits covering Thai History back to Neolithic times. The collection includes The King Ram Khamhaeng Inscription, which was inscribed on UNESCO's Memory of the World Programme Register in 2003 in recognition of its world significance. 
Other than preserving and displaying Thai artifacts dated from Dvaravati, Srivijaya, to Sukhothai and Ayutthaya period, the museum also displaying extensive collections of regional Asian Buddhist Arts such as Indian Gandhara, Chinese Tang, Vietnamese Cham, Indonesian Java, and Cambodian Khmer arts.
- Guide for group visitors by appointment
- Media service by appointment
- Temporary exhibitions by appointment
- Lending photos by appointment
- Library except: Monday-Tuesday (Museum holiday)
- Guide for Thai visitor every Sunday at 10.00 and 13.30 by volunteer guide of National museum
- Guide for foreigner
- Wednesday at 09.30; English, French and Japanese speaker
- Thursday at 09.30; English, French and German speaker
- Operation time: 09.00-16.00, closed on Monday and Tuesday
- "The King Ram Khamhaeng Inscription". UNESCO Memory of the World Programme. 2009-10-23. Retrieved 2009-12-10.
- Lenzi, Iola (2004). Museums of Southeast Asia. Singapore: Archipelago Press. pp. 200 pages. ISBN 981-4068-96-9.
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