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Jim Thompson House
tour Zone Siam

The name Jim Thompson is synonymous with Thailand’s silk industry. Thanks to this ex-American serviceman, Thai silk received worldwide acclaim for its lustrous beauty and fine quality. Thompson’s three decades of dedication to the revival of Thai silk, then a dying art, changed the faith of the industry forever.

Tour rating: 9.5 (10 best)
Intensity: low
Tour: Brief and informal



The FREE guided tour of the exhibition is a must, the factual content of the brief tour is very informative and interesting about the Man, his connection to Thailand and architecture of the homes.

Duration: tour: 30 min or DIY: 2-3hrsFood/drink: Excellent Garden caf'e
Cost: 100b adults, disc for children/students
Public Transport: very good, see below

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After he mysteriously disappeared into the jungles of Malaysia, he left a legacy behind, which is reflected through his vast collections of Thai art and antiques now on display at the Jim Thompson’s House and Museum, itself a lovely complex of six Thai-style teak houses preserved to their original glory.
 





Location: 6 Soi Kasem San 2, Rama 1 Road, on on the Saen Saep Canal (Khlong)

Public Transport: Good, a brief walk from BTS Skytrain station National Stadium Exit 1 or for a bit of culture take the canal ferry to Pier 23 Ratchathewi, then a short walk along the Khlong.

Food & Drink: The venue has an excellent Garden caf'e serving western and Thai food

Open 9am–5pm daily. Ticket:100 baht    Contact: (02) 216 7368. Map links to the venue website

Warning: There may be touters or tuktuk driver trying to whisk you off to some other destination, smile and ignore.
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