Admire the artful curation of traditional Thai design at Jim Thompson House, a complex of buildings collected from across the country in the 1950s and 60s. The brainchild of American businessman Jim Thompson, this estate brings together classic architectural examples in one place and today offers an interesting introduction into traditional Thai arts and crafts, such as silk spinning. Relax under the verandas of the cool, rust-colored buildings, and admire the work of local craftspeople before enjoying a meal at the onsite restaurant. Use our Bangkok online trip builder to arrange your visit to Jim Thompson House and other attractions in Bangkok.
Tours to Jim Thompson House
$121 BOOK WITH VIATOR Bangkok in Motion: City Highlights Tour by Skytrain, Boat, and Tuk-Tuk
Duration: 9 hours
$53 BOOK WITH VIATOR In and around Bangkok Private Tour Guide with Custom Experience
Duration: 8 hours
$104 BOOK WITH VIATOR Fullday Private Tour Guide Service with Thai LUNCH in & around Bangkok(8 Hours)
Duration: 8 hours
Jim Thompson House reviews
Beautiful and serene. Nice to walk through and admire the history evident in the architecture and surroundings. Just take your time as you walk through to soak in the past. more »
The museum is a wonderful oasis of beauty and calm amidst Bangkok's bustle. The cafe is special with delicious food in a wonderful open air setting with a long carp pool. Definitely it is worth a... more »
A house collection of household name Jim Thompson in Thailand. With a great collection of Thai and Chinese antiques. He redesign the architecture in a organic way to make 3 houses into one. The wooden structures are just so fascinating to watch. You can also enjoy the canal beside the house. A great number of female tour guides will take you to a tour in Thai, Chinese or English(I feel like they have more languages). They will answer all your questions.
Wanted to visit his house for a long time and finally this time I've managed it. Loved the wooden ready-made houses connected with each other beside the canal. Beautiful maintained and in a very good condition currently. Loved the garden as well. Gotta have a house like this for sure. It's a very peaceful and serene environment around it. Must visit at least once for sure.
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