The museum tells the story of King Prajadhipok or King Rama VII from birth to death. King Prajadhipok was Thailand’s first constitutional monarch. The museum displays his personal belongings, photographs and highlights his achievements as King. The Museum is housed in the preserved old Public Works Department building that dates from 1906 and features an attractive neo-classic architectural design.
The museum has sections detailing his birth and early life, his military training in England and France, his marriage, his succession to the throne, his royal activities, political reform, as well as his life after abdication, his residences in the United Kingdom and his death.
Many of his personal belongings are displayed such as his military uniforms, his weapons, royal household objects, his eyeglasses, and old photos and documents.
Location: Lan Luang Road
Opening Hours: 09.00-16.00 Tuesday to Sunday.
Admission: 40 baht. Free with Muse Card
Rules: No bags inside. Free Lockers.
Bus: 2, 15, 39, 44, 47, 59, 60, 79, 511
Boat: Khlong Saen Saep Express boat to Phan Fa Lilat Pier.