Monday, 24 July 2017

Kukrit house in Sathorn

Kukrit house in Sathorn

Full name: M.R.Kukrit's Heritage Home (but in Thai just Baan Soi Suan Phlu บ้านซอยสวนพลู) is a collection of tradition Thai wooden houses in a garden and antiques by former prime minister Kukrit Pramot in Sathorn.

M.R. Kukrit is short for
Mom Ratchawong Kukrit Pramot หม่อมราชวงศ์ คึกฤทธิ์ ปราโมช (Mom Ratchawong(se) is title for great-grandchild of a Thai king, in this case Rama II).



Entrance from Narathiwat Ratchanakarin Soi 7 = Soi Phra Phinit ซอยพระพินิจ = Suan Phlu Soi 1 สวนพลูซอย 1



Open every day 10-16 (except when used for private functions), entry 50 THB for adults. 



Aerial view from nearby The Met Condominium:



Inside collection of antiques, library, khon masks:





Further reading:
http://www.bangkok.com/attraction-palace/kukrits-heritage-home.htm
http://bangkokforvisitors.com/museums/kukrit-house/index.php 
http://www.thaizer.com/tourist-attractions/m-r-kukrits-heritage-home-bangkok/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M.R._Kukrit's_House

List of collections of old wooden houses used as museum:
Jim Thompson House
Kamthieng House Museum  (Siam Society)
Kukrit House
Prasart Museum (admission only on appointment)
Suan Pakkard Palace

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