Jim Thompson House

Type: Architecture, Art & Culture, Historic Sites, Sightseeing



Map / Directions 10Best Says

A former New York architect who came to Thailand as a soldier in WWII, Jim Thompson is known for re-establishing the Thai silk industry. His beautiful traditional home, renovated from several...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily 9am-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult THB100; Child THB50

  • Museums, Historic Sites: "The Thompson House is best reached via the BTS Skytrain and is just across from the station at National Stadium. Guided tours of the mansion are compulsory."
  • Best for Museums Because: For a look at an interesting life story and Thai history, make sure to visit the Jim Thompson House.
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: For a glimpse into the Thailand of old, the Jim Thompson House teak villa is well worth an excursion.

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